'So I must have bought a used ARC...'

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« on: July 03, 2016, 11:04:01 pm »
So it had a really tatty cover and I thought it was just one of the earlier books. But then I read it and it has this bit where...I think this soldier had betrayed someone, so in retribution they ambushed him and in the ways of old, flayed him with snakes - then plied the snakes on him after he had dropped. He killed one but was left unconscious in the end.

And I thought, I've never read this before! And I look at the cover and it's an ARC! I had just been flipping through and I figure I better buy this!

But some of you have read the ARC and YOU have never read this, right?

That's because this was my actual dream last night...

Sorry for the spoilers for dream edition of TUC!

('kills one and is left unconcious'?? What a hack! It's like I was asleep while writing that one...)

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« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2016, 05:45:18 pm »
I've got copies of all the ARCs for each book, though I'll say I've never actually read them cover to cover. However, the page counts line up exactly, so I'd be greatly surprised if there were any additional or deleted scenes between ARCs and the official book. If you've got a page number, I can look it up for you ;),
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« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2016, 05:26:51 am »
Page numbers are for weepers!

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« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2016, 11:41:30 am »
I mean, just to be clear, what I'm describing isn't part of the books, just a confabulation of a dream at night.

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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2016, 02:49:40 pm »
I think he wanted to check to see if you had somehow divined real information ;).
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« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2016, 01:42:52 am »
Really? Fair enough - but you'd probably have remembered someone being flayed with snakes!

If you were looking for what was on the same page in the actual ARC, I wish the dream had featured the page number - it'd be funny to compare!