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« Reply #47 on: December 10, 2014, 03:10:34 pm »
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About the only things I’ve completed are “The Knife of Many Hands,” a short-story set in Carythusal on the eve of the Scholastic Wars, which Grimdark Magazine is set to publish, likely in two parts, sometime in the near future. And I’ve also completed “A Crack in the Wall” for a fantasy anthology of stories taking the antagonist’s POV, though the story is so bizarre I really have no idea whether they’ll still want it!

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« Reply #48 on: December 10, 2014, 06:54:20 pm »
Hmm... I wonder if Bakker's story is the reason the entire book was cancelled.

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« Reply #49 on: January 04, 2015, 06:15:48 am »
Hmm... I wonder if Bakker's story is the reason the entire book was cancelled.

oh god, i wonder what level of obscenity tanks a whole book?

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« Reply #50 on: January 04, 2015, 04:42:11 pm »
Doesn't mean we won't ever see it. Maybe one day, if we never forget, we can remind him to publish it.
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« Reply #51 on: January 05, 2015, 09:20:22 pm »
If it’s bizarro and written from an antagonist’s PoV, I wonder if it’s an Inchoroi PoV. That’s assuming that it’s set in Eärwa.

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« Reply #52 on: January 06, 2015, 12:08:44 am »
Could be, but I think Bakker mentioned on his blog that is was some kind of barbarian type character? ..... I should probably just check the TPB post :P
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« Reply #53 on: January 06, 2015, 12:13:13 am »
The barbarian character is the one in Knife of Many Hands, right?

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« Reply #54 on: January 06, 2015, 02:40:22 pm »
This is all I could find

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About the only things I’ve completed are “The Knife of Many Hands,” a short-story set in Carythusal on the eve of the Scholastic Wars, which Grimdark Magazine is set to publish, likely in two parts, sometime in the near future. And I’ve also completed “A Crack in the Wall” for a fantasy anthology of stories taking the antagonist’s POV, though the story is so bizarre I really have no idea whether they’ll still want it!

And yeah KomH's main character is a barbarian. I'm sure somewhere else he mentions something about an anti-Conan character, but I couldn't find it in that post or the comments below.
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« Reply #55 on: January 06, 2015, 03:41:33 pm »
He said in the latest post that KomH is a Conan homage.

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« Reply #56 on: January 06, 2015, 03:46:23 pm »
Oh, that is what I was think of then... bad memory.
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« Reply #57 on: February 02, 2015, 08:05:13 am »
Zeum may actually fit the "huge empire with no real rivals becomes stagnant" archetype, sadly. They apparently don't have the architectural concept of the arch. Which is something the Three Seas has had for a long time.

oh god, i wonder what level of obscenity tanks a whole book?
If it had an Inchoroi PoV...obscenity stacked to the heavens. Thousands of years of the stuff.

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« Reply #58 on: February 11, 2015, 05:34:50 am »
Zeum may actually fit the "huge empire with no real rivals becomes stagnant" archetype, sadly. They apparently don't have the architectural concept of the arch. Which is something the Three Seas has had for a long time.

oh god, i wonder what level of obscenity tanks a whole book?
If it had an Inchoroi PoV...obscenity stacked to the heavens. Thousands of years of the stuff.

i wonder if Zeum just seems that way.  maybe when you zoom in, Zeum is like Nilnamesh and it fights with itself sometimes and also sometimes with the sranc.  we didn't even know about the Vokalati before TJE, maybe Zeum has all kinds of details that would practically divide it into a more dynamic mix than the big Z blob on the map

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« Reply #59 on: June 05, 2015, 05:42:30 pm »
ok well i posted a new thread about a topic I had already responded to! Anyways my ideas:

Some Sorcerous Battle between different schools in roughly PoN era.
Some Serwa scene where we see a seemingly stable half Dunyain PoV.
Something creepy involving cute little Kel.
Meppa going torrential.
Definetely something from the past ages, like The Breaking of the Gates or the early Cunoroi-Inchoroi wars.
The presenting of the tusk to Men.