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Remnant (Force Heretic, #1) by Sean Williams
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Jun 12, 2007

did not like it
bookshelves: american-fiction, scifi, 21st-century
Read in June, 2007

Dear Mr Williams and Mr Dix: epithets are our friends; good friends which, when used correctly, can make writing easier. But don't use them constantly, or you'll wear them out. Poor epithets! "Anakin's mother", "the middle-aged stateswoman", "the former rebel leader." See how tiring that is to read? See how it's possible just to use "Leia" instead? Trust me, it makes things a lot less, well... leaden.

Oh, and not having a character's internal monologue read "as he had thought in his earlier analogy" makes things a lot less, well... inane. No one thinks like that. Trust me.
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Trin But you can't use her name! She's like Voldemort, in a way.


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