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Aug 31, 2016 08:03PM

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Aug 17, 2016 03:14PM

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Aug 14, 2016 02:54PM

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Aug 10, 2016 07:28AM

52431 I was a bit underwhelmed with the first one too, but I read the first of the new generation and loved it. It was Inside Straight.

I need to get back to those.
Aug 07, 2016 10:13AM

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I had put this on the GoT funny pics thread, but then thought it should be here because possible spoilers to those that don't watch...
Aug 07, 2016 07:01AM

52431 Here's some news on the Wild Cards.

The Wild Cards Are Coming... to Television
Jul 28, 2016 05:37PM

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Jul 22, 2016 07:14PM

52431 Hey, Angela. And welcome :)
Jul 20, 2016 06:16PM

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Jul 11, 2016 09:55AM

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Jul 09, 2016 04:10PM

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Jul 03, 2016 06:43AM

52431 Here's a Kickstarter project that looks great. It's an anthology of villain POV stories.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...

It's for this book: Evil is a Matter of Perspective: An Anthology of Antagonists

Lots of great authors there.

Evil is a Matter of Perspective An Anthology of Antagonists by Adrian Collins
52431 Well, after glancing at your shelves I see that you've read some Erikson (and liked it). That third book is brilliant, if you haven't gotten to it....
52431 Eyehavenofilter wrote: "What a world....any suggestions Chris?.."

If you're looking for shows that are character driven and full of badassery, you could binge The Walking Dead or Sons of Anarchy. If you haven't seen them already. Breaking Bad is also good. Those are some of my favorite shows ever.

With books I don't think I've ever found anything that quite scratches that ASOIAF itch. Plenty of great stuff out there, but don't believe all those "it's like Game of Thrones" blurb tags you see on everything fantasy.

I'd recommend Joe Abercrombie or Steven Erikson. Both are very good. Abercrombie does grimdark with a sense of humor, and Erikson is very very in depth/epic. Both authors are willing to push the boundaries too.
52431 I would personally LOVE to see Season 7 open with a scene of Gendry sitting in his boat and watching Dany's fleet sail past, with dragons and Reavers and everything.
52431 Rebecca wrote: "I can't believe they left out their best director...Miguel(?)....I don't know why they couldn't make Season 7 the last Season and give us 13 episodes...."

HBO isn't ready to lose its cash cow and all the people that will drop it as soon as GoT is over. So stretch it out as long as possible.
52431 Hmm, now I wonder if Kit Harrington's middle initial is N.

Kit N
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