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by vellumwing
Sat Sep 06, 2008 5:11 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: A rarity or a creative opportunity?
Replies: 10
Views: 1718

Re: A rarity or a creative opportunity?

In American Gods, a novel by Neil Gaiman, the main character Shadow makes love to the god Bast...I felt that Gaiman pulled it off successfully because it was wildly erotic while at the same time being relevant and meaningful. Gregory Maguire makes the moments when Fiyero and Elphaba make love both p...
by vellumwing
Sat Sep 06, 2008 5:05 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Urban Fantasy
Replies: 26
Views: 4929

Re: Urban Fantasy

I am obsessed with Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, and Diane Duane...some of my favorite authors ever. American Gods and The Sandman blew me away. The Abarat series is pretty dear to me. The Young Wizards series pretty much defined my childhood - they're pretty much the reason I want to be an author today.
by vellumwing
Sat Sep 06, 2008 5:01 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that made you cry
Replies: 296
Views: 47643

Re: Books that made you cry

i'm a pretty emotional guy and can pretty much identify with crying/tearing up at many of the moments in books people mention here...specifically when in the amber spyglass hester and lee die and are reunited , a couple moments in the ender series, the end of the sandman, a couple parts in american ...
by vellumwing
Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0472: "House of Pancakes"
Replies: 185
Views: 43386

Re: "House of Pancakes" Discussion

awesome comic! i was beginning to think that the only people who had read this book were me and the person who suggested it to me, haha. "only revolutions" by the same author is also very experimental/cool. oh, and anyone wondering wtf "who gives a f*** about an Oxford comma?" is...

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