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Bdoomed

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on: October 27, 2010, 12:13:09 AM
Godblood

By Mur Lafferty
Read by Mur Lafferty

I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?


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Reply #1 on: October 27, 2010, 01:53:50 PM
Ooh, I loved the worldbuilding in this one.  Are the details here based on an existing mythology, or were they made up just for this story?

Mur, I'd love to see a longer story or even a novel in this world.  It sounds really cool.  And since the earth-powered assassin is still alive at the end, there's a good antagonist right there.  Or protagonist, it'd be cool to find out more about his backstory.



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Reply #2 on: October 27, 2010, 04:05:06 PM
Mur, I'd love to see a longer story or even a novel in this world.  It sounds really cool. 

Careful what you wish for!


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Reply #3 on: October 27, 2010, 04:50:31 PM
This was an awesome story, fantastically read! I, too, would love to read more in this world -- I'm a sucker for stories that give good Elemental Magics.



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Reply #4 on: October 29, 2010, 05:40:40 PM
I loved this one! It's in my top three of the bunch, for sure.



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Reply #5 on: October 30, 2010, 04:09:32 PM
Brilliant story. Such rich world building in a very short story, without skimping on the plot or characterization. I'd echo the call for more in this world except that I'm worried that that's messing with perfection.



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Reply #6 on: October 18, 2012, 05:12:28 AM
This story was S O. F R E A K I N G. C O O L!

I'd like to hear my options, so I could weigh them, what do you say?
Five pounds?  Six pounds? Seven pounds?