A&A The Official Jason Fry Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Literature' started by Havac, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. Valin__Kenobi Author: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Praji

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  2. The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus

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    The Academy? If you're trying to discourage my interest, you're failing badly. :p

    That having been said, I was more pleased by who is wearing the grav-ball armor than the grav-ball armor itself.
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  3. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    I think what he told us earlier when first announcing the book is that the pictured character is a traitor to His Imperial Majesty.

    So, y'know, keep that in mind. :p

    (though I suspect that's not what you're referring to)
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  5. GrandAdmiralJello Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque

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    Yeah, seems the NEU is definitely going the diverse route right from the get go. Trying to avoid the mistakes of the past, I imagine.
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  6. jasonfry VIP

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    So my latest book is out: Star Wars in 100 Scenes, from DK. It retells the story of the six films through iconic images -- 100 main ones and 300 smaller ones, in a design reminiscent of the Clone Wars Episode Guide. It's got interesting in-universe and real-world facts, and tells the story with an eye for what we learned from the prequels -- which becomes particularly important once Return of the Jedi comes along. This one's for kids, yeah, but I think it works for kids 8 to 80. Perfect gift for either a veteran fan who'd like to revisit the story in a new way or a kid ready for that first step into a larger world. Anyway, done spieling -- buy from the link above and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Jason Fry Beer & Mortgage Fund. Thanks!
  7. AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature

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    Hmm, if Ackbar is in it, I will consider adding to your beer fund. :p

    --Adm. Nick
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  8. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    What Nick said, except substitute Jango and Boba Fett.
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  9. jasonfry VIP

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    Retelling the saga without Ackbar or the Fetts? I wouldn't want to live in such a world.
  10. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    That's how I feel about that one shot in Jedi of Tycho's A-wing.
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  11. AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature

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    Well, guess I better head to Amazon.com then... :p:cool:

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  12. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    if Amazon UK gets it I'll get it in my next order. Otherwise it will have to wait for an Amazon US order. Amazon UK is only listing used copies right now.
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    I liked Tycho, hope he remains in the NEU.
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  14. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    Update for UK folks - Amazon UK now has the book up with a Sep 1 release date.
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  17. AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature

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    Wait a minute! If I understand the list at the end, do you still have a lot of awesomely awesome awesomeness that was written but yet to be published?

    Name your price and tell me whether you prefer cash, gold bullion, or precious gems? :p

    --Adm. Nick
  18. NCISliar Jedi Padawan

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    Seconded. Will sell soul for more material. ^:)^
  19. Onderon1 Force Ghost

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    Jason - I just wanted to say, thanks again to you, Paul, and everyone else involved with EGtW. It's an excellent piece, clearly full of hard work. :)
  20. Iron_lord Chosen One

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    Good stuff.

    A oddity - it says the Falcon used proton torpedoes rather than concussion missiles against the DS2. Was this a retcon?

    (The other thing that caught my attention is that it says Vader's armor was empty when Luke burned it - which is a long-standing EU factoid, but occasionally argued against).
  21. Lugija Force Ghost

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    Compromise: It wasn't empty when Luke started to burn it.
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  22. Iron_lord Chosen One

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    The quote was:

    "Anakin's armour is empty - after his death, he passes into the Force, as Obi-Wan and Yoda did before him"
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  23. LelalMekha Force Ghost

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    If my memory serves me right, this is not an EU factoid, but one that came directly from Lucas via the movie script or screenplay.
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  24. Iron_lord Chosen One

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    Problem is, other Lucas statements apparently specifically contradicted it. I think the EU came up with it first (KJA Jedi Academy series).

    The last time the subject came up:

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  25. LelalMekha Force Ghost

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    Two (or more) Lucas statements that contradict each other? Now, you're being such a tease! There's no such thing. That concept is entirely fictional, just like gorgons, unicorns, and Giuseppe Verdi.