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    1. Colin Taber
      Colin Taber
      I signed off on book 2 a week ago. It still has a few rounds (and many months) of tweaking and editing.

      I got a message from Peter William this morning, him saying that despite his grumbles that he'd enjoyed the book and was keen to follow the trilogy. I suspect what he didn't enjoy so much is its deviation from fantasy formula, something that I suspect he will hit again with book 2. We'll see.

      The Crown Conspiracy is good, but not a challenging tale. It's just formula stuff, but done very well. Good and solid characters.

      I tried the first Malazan and got stuck, I hate to admit. I will go back to it, and I've heard the start of the series is rocky, and that it is more than worth perservering with, so I will.

      Fall of Ossard is no doubt not topping the bestselling charts in Oz, but it is interesting to see it starting to gather website hits and such. In the end, if it's gonna grow legs and run, it'll be word of mouth that does it - and that takes time.
    2. Colin Taber
      Colin Taber
      Hey Gilgamesh!

      Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I signed up here, but have barely made it back, certainly not as regularly as I wanted to.

      Hope all is well with you.

      Funnily enough, I also found a message from Peter William, so I've also sent an apology for my delay in getting back to him - and a hello.

      Fall of Ossard is now in bookshops across Australia, so that's great, and gathering up fans.

      My best reads this year have been Name of the Wind, The Blade Itself, and The Crown Conspiracy (Michael Sullivan). What about you?

      How's life treating you in Ireland?
    3. lord D
      lord D
      Hey Gilgamesh would you happen to know where I can track down an old 80's fantasy low budget film that had a warrior trapped in a cave by some majical sheild and the om=nly way out of this cave was through this small white horned and hairy troll like creature with many sharp teeth who's head was majically augmented. When the warrior used his sword to come down with all his might on his head, the sword was no match it simply broke in pieces. The little troll creature continued to taunt him by saying "hit my head" and find your way out of the cave. I'm trying to find this film to no luck...
    4. BaldSilver
      BaldSilver
      Well, if he just uses blood, he takes heat from himself, from his blood to light the candle, like in the bit where he has that duel in the class, where each person needs to light a candle using just their own body heat. After that ends, the teacher said that they could have only taken maximum 10 degrees of heat. you need a lot more to light a whole candle, especially if the efficiency is bad, which i think it was, like 5 to ten percent.
    5. BaldSilver
      BaldSilver
      Well, if he just uses blood, he takes heat from himself, from his blood to light the candle, like in the bit where he has that duel in the class, where each person needs to light a candle using just their own body heat. After that ends, the teacher said that they could have only taken maximum 10 degrees of heat. you need a lot more to light a whole candle, especially if the efficiency is bad, which i think it was, like 5 to ten percent.
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