Fanclub X-wing Series Fan Club: Home of the Dancing Gamorrean

Discussion in 'EU Community' started by Jedi-Knight-Corran, Jul 12, 2004.

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  1. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
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    And only heaven knows now.....or angels, or aliens, spirits, energies.......or whatever you believe in. Very sad day for SW fans who love to read.
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  2. imiller Force Ghost

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    Apr 26, 2004
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    I'm stunned, but I am so happy that he went out having seen Mercy Kill beloved by the X-Wing fans he loved as much as they loved him.
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  3. Rebecca_Daniels Force Ghost

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    Sep 3, 2006
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    Absolutely devastating :( Mercy Kill wasn't my favourite x-wing novel (always SoA) but it made me hopeful for more stories with that great cast he assembled.
  4. imiller Force Ghost

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    Apr 26, 2004
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    Well, very little could match SoA (though for me, sometimes Solo Command manages it, depending on my mood), but it was a worthy, funny, moving story.
  5. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
    star 10
    The Character he created were what made the books and there will be no more.....I'm saddened by his passing and the loss of more books. :(
  6. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
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    The Character he created were what made the books and there will be no more.....I'm saddened by his passing and the loss of more books. :(
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  7. Runjedirun Chosen One

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    Sep 3, 2012
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    If it weren't for Aaron I would have never joined these boards. My books would still be sitting dusty on their shelves. It was the new X-wing novel that got me back into the saga again. I'm really sad to hear he has passed.
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  8. Bardan_Jusik Mand'alor - Manager of the EUC, SWC and Anthology

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  9. CrazyOldHermit Force Ghost

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    Aug 22, 2007
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    I didn't know. This is extremely sad to hear.
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  10. mirax80 Retired Midwest RSA

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    Aug 20, 2003
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    Sad day for everyone. RIP Aaron.
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  11. Revanfan1 Chosen One

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    Jun 3, 2013
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    Farewell, Commander Allston. Truly an awful, awful day.
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  12. Rebecca_Daniels Force Ghost

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    Sep 3, 2006
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    Grabbed SoA to read on the train. Still as fun as ever but a bit bittersweet now. Weird to think back that his were some of the earliest SW books I read (after YJK and Thrawn) since I read the x-wing series out of order, starting with Iron Fist. Loved it so much I spent five years trying to get my hands on the other 8 books.
  13. Katana_Sundancer Force Ghost

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    Aug 13, 2009
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    Yub yub, Aaron Allston. I'm so sad that we'll never get another of your books.
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  14. UrbanWriter13 Jedi Youngling

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    Feb 20, 2014
    I got to meet Aaron Allston at a writing conference along with Mike and Tim. I learned a lot from that trio and am really sad to hear about his passing. I loved his book Betrayal and have just started the X-wing series.
    W.I.P. Aaron Allson (Write in peace).
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  15. Runjedirun Chosen One

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    Sep 3, 2012
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    You are in for a real treat @UrbanWriter13 come back and let us know how you like the x-wing books!
  16. SnubJockey Force Ghost

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    Jan 23, 2009
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    As I've said elsewhere and often, He was my favorite EU author, who created rousing stories and clever plots, managed to write the most realistic EU characters I read without heading into ALL JEDI ALL THE TIME territory, and discussed the realities of loss without delving too deeply into angst.

    He also wrote the best Wedge. (Sorry Mr. Stackpole)

    Starfighters of Adumar will always be my favorite SW EU book, but Mercy Kill was one hell of a last hurrah.

    End of an era.

    Yub, Yub, Commander.
  17. Mitth_Fisto Chosen One

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    Sep 29, 2005
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    I must admit that I deeply enjoyed all his books in the X-wing series. Especially what he did with a disjointed group of pilots and made them a true fighting, joking, laughing, force of a family at the end of the book. They were not mere static characters but had great depth. He will be missed, but his creations will always be cherished.
  18. Runjedirun Chosen One

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  19. Bardan_Jusik Mand'alor - Manager of the EUC, SWC and Anthology

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  20. CPL_Macja Force Ghost

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    Nov 29, 2008
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    Stop posting pictures from my life :p

    Sent from a Galaxy far, far away via my comlink
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  21. Runjedirun Chosen One

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    Sep 3, 2012
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    I really like that he's hiding one of the boxes behind his back.
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  22. CPL_Macja Force Ghost

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    Nov 29, 2008
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    Props to the roommate/girlfriend/wife for recognizing the potential danger

    Sent from a Galaxy far, far away via my comlink
  23. imiller Force Ghost

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    Apr 26, 2004
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    Yup. I have this problem. Adding EU ships in the (hopefully not cancelled) upcoming wave doesn't help :)
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  24. Katana_Sundancer Force Ghost

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    Aug 13, 2009
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    The child in the TIE pilot uniform is adorable! And I kinda like the Death Star suddenly in place of the bookshelf.
  25. imiller Force Ghost

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    Apr 26, 2004
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  26. Revanfan1 Chosen One

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    Relevant to this, from the new novel Honor Amongst Thieves:

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