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Author Topic: EP267: Planetfall  (Read 8583 times)
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« Reply #60 on: December 09, 2010, 08:58:10 PM »

I thought this was an interesting story, though I had to listen to it a couple of times to fully understand it. The heavy use of description, especially early on, made it a bit difficult for me to get into. I think it was mostly the audio format. If I read it instead, then I may not have had as much trouble.

Also, like others have mentioned, I too felt that it was more an introduction to a universe. Or the prologue of a novel.

As far as the "magical" aspects of the story, I agree with Dave. If it follows predictable rules, it is science. Magic is just another way of saying, "science we do not understand." I had no problem with this part of the story.
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« Reply #61 on: March 10, 2011, 01:23:35 PM »

The discussion of magic and science, and the fallability of science, was developing into an interesting tangent, so it got its own thread. Read it here
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« Reply #62 on: March 18, 2011, 12:02:24 PM »

What a wikedly awesome story. Totally excellent.  Lets have more!!!!!
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