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 Post subject: Eternal Doctrine Part IV
PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 12:12 pm 
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Little by little the story is nearing its inevitable end. This is not it, though. Part V will be the last one.

Now I have an actual website for this project, including a blog where I plan to write some more or less interesting stuff at least semi-regularly. This is the first "release" I've done since setting up the webpage so I'm still figuring out how to deliver the news. My first attempt is to direct people to a blog post discussing the release, so that's where I'm directign you now:

Blog post regarding the release of Eternal Doctrine Part IV

Discussion is very welcome, especially on the comments of the blog post.

And since this is a special place, I will also give you the direct link if you just want to start reading right away:

Eternal Doctrine Part IV (PDF)


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 Post subject: Re: Eternal Doctrine Part IV
PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 2:37 pm 
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Very nice read, can't wait for physical copy!

Really liked several points - Meet the Medic reference, Grumpy cat meme, Shofixti crew explanation, Yehat information re-sourcing and Zex messenger.
Two of the points I kind of disagree with - the "Dill-rats" and the Black Spathi Squadron references. They are really nice mood lighteners to people who played SC2, but, as the book is also aimed at "outside" audience, I feel those two will be heavily off for them.

Several typos/errors I've noticed. Have not been proof-reading, just something that caught my eye.
p.32 << The wreckages of the Druuge ships had been recovered >> "have been"
p.33 << now I think would be a good time to tap ourselves on the back >> "to pat"
p.53 << movement of their ships stated to make sense >> "started"
p.74 << where the other interrogator was friendly and the other one was >> "one and the other"

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 Post subject: Re: Eternal Doctrine Part IV
PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 4:42 pm 
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I'm glad to hear you're mostly satisfied. The typos you pointed out will be fixed in the final version.


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 Post subject: Re: Eternal Doctrine Part IV
PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 9:25 pm 
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"Mostly satisfied" is a significant understatement. Even the two points I've mentioned were nice touch for me, as an "insider" item. Considering BSS having been mentioned in Groombridge log and Ilwrath bit being tiny and self contained, these points are not an issue, especially when you, as a writer (and a good one at that) have made that decision.

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