[TUC Spoilers] Ch. 1 & 2 Excerpts

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« on: June 11, 2017, 03:22:14 am »
Alright ladies and gents... shit just got real!

All discussion of these excerpts is to remain in this thread only. Anything gets talked about in Quorum and I'm shutting it down until Canadian release, July 18th.

Thanks to Hello World at Westeros for scouting this.

At the following link, kobo.com allows you to preview the table of contents (all the chapter titles!), the What Has Come Before section, and the entirety of chapter 1 & part of 2.

Happy reading!

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EDIT: Fixed my misinformation.
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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2017, 09:44:48 am »
Should mention:

You follow the link through and "preview." And I also found that the preview didn't work on my Firefox browser but did on my Safari browser (I'm on a Mac).
« Last Edit: June 11, 2017, 10:16:26 am by Madness »
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2017, 10:15:04 am »
Love. It's all that need be said from my quick perusal!
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2017, 10:16:48 am »
Haha - a quick glance is all pollution might take, MSJ ;).
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2017, 02:31:32 pm »
Should mention:

You follow the link through and "preview." And I also found that the preview didn't work on my Firefox browser but did on my Safari browser (I'm on a Mac).

Same here, although I used Chrome instead of Safari to read it.

How strange to be finally, finally able to read some pages from TUC. And awesome as well.
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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2017, 03:14:58 pm »
I just finished the "What Comes Before" section of TUC. I found it clarifying, and it should enable new readers to tackle TUC. Pray, God-of-Gods, that this should occur!

Now, onto Chapters One and Two!
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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2017, 04:22:34 pm »
I don't think it's the complete two chapters.

For me at least, the What comes before part is cut off, and the 2nd chapter cuts off too. I alos think there might be a cut off in chapter 1 too, but it's not obvious.
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2017, 04:45:39 pm »
I didn't really check, just took Hello World at their word. Ask Redeagl?
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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2017, 04:50:17 pm »
I didn't really check, just took Hello World at their word. Ask Redeagl?

Well the what has come before, defo stops short. It only really goes up to the end of WLW.

Chapter 2 stops suddenly mid-text.

Chapter 1. seems to finish at the end, but i suspect it is too short to be the full chapter.

I'll check myself in 25 days ;)


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« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2017, 05:13:56 pm »
The what comes before actually goes to the end of TGO. Chapter 1 seemed a bit short to me for a Bakker chapter but I don't see any reason to think that it's cut off. Chapter 2 ends fine except for a missing " at the end.
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« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2017, 05:38:11 pm »
Must be my viewer then.

as both the WHCB and chapter 2 stop mid sentence.

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« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2017, 05:41:11 pm »
Starts with a bang, folks! This will be EPIC!
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« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2017, 05:45:35 pm »
Actually, Kalbear made this comment on Westeros,

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On the first two chapters: the second one is cut pretty short (like 10 pages) and even in the middle of a subchapter, so those of you who have read the thing be careful of spoiling what isn't in there yet. (The WHCB and chapter 1 appear to be intact however).

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« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2017, 05:53:07 pm »
I've went and read the WHCB part and it still stops mid-sentence for me. Although reading back it details some of the TGO it still stops short.

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« Reply #14 on: June 11, 2017, 06:01:18 pm »
Try using a different browser and going fullscreen by pressing F11 if you're on Chrome makes the box a lot bigger. To be clear the WHCB section ends with,

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