Shysterhood page finally up on Amazon US!

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Re: Shysterhood page finally up on Amazon US!

Postby JustSomeGuy » 05 Jul 2011 22:47

What is "jessification"? Please, excuse my ignorance.
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Postby Nekhrun » 05 Jul 2011 23:13

JustSomeGuy wrote:What is "jessification"? Please, excuse my ignorance.

Shit, I'm sorry. I meant jabeccafication. I don't know where that other one came from. I must've been thinking of someone else :lol:

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Postby Freakzilla » 05 Jul 2011 23:28

You might need to explain that, also...
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Postby JustSomeGuy » 05 Jul 2011 23:31

Jabeccafication!


:lol:


Poor lady. You people are cruel.
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Postby Freakzilla » 05 Jul 2011 23:37

JustSomeGuy wrote:Jabeccafication!


:lol:


Poor lady. You people are cruel.


You ain't seen nothin' yet.

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Postby SandChigger » 06 Jul 2011 09:30

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Postby SandChigger » 06 Jul 2011 09:31

Freakzilla wrote:
JustSomeGuy wrote:Jabeccafication!


:lol:


Poor lady. You people are cruel.


You ain't seen nothin' yet.

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Yep, she just keeps on a'growin'... :shock:

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Postby dunaddict » 11 Jul 2011 18:07

DuneFishUK wrote:Following CoD we have Super-Leto facing new plots in a changing empire. He and his sister are dragged into a particularly vicious Harkonnen one, a Duncan is ordered up and they fight back. Just when things are going well, Ghani is captured and killed. Duncan blames himself, but then blames Leto, and decides to kill Leto. Duncan fails and dies, Leto becomes a Tyrant.
Expand that to 400 pages of young adult adventure toss and you have Leto of Dune - bet you 20p. Coming soon to the WordFire Press...

Wow, you captured the feel of their "writing" perfectly! Are you sure you're not the secret 3rd author of these novels? In any case, you should write the sequel: "Revenge of the Duncans".

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Postby Freakzilla » 11 Jul 2011 19:01

The thing I find funny about this, ever since SC got me Freakbanned from DN, nothing you people can imagine will be as bad as what KJA actually comes up with.

This whole tragic episode has at least been entertaining in that way.

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Re: Shysterhood page finally up on Amazon US!

Postby SemutaMusic » 12 Jul 2011 21:56

I honestly die a little inside at the thought of KJA writing Leto II. Some silly part of me kind of thought it woudnt ever come to fruition. Obviously there is no justice in this universe.

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Postby Ampoliros » 13 Jul 2011 00:10

The more he writes, the more he proves he should never have been printed.
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Postby Sev » 01 Sep 2011 12:58

Cover to "Shitterhood" has been changed - if anything it now looks worse than it did before :laughing: Keith also admitting that it was the same woman as on "Winds," like we hadn't already worked that one out :laughing:

Keith wrote:We are pleased to unveil Tor’s revised cover for SISTERHOOD OF DUNE. This shows a female Fremen commando on a spice raid, not a member of the Bene Gesserit Sisterhood. In the previous painting, she was holding a gigantic bazooka-like gun, which we didn’t like. Now she has a crysknife to make it more apparent that she’s a Fremen. Also, her face and hair were very similar to another cover the same artist had painted, and so that has been changed as well.


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Postby lotek » 01 Sep 2011 14:12

a douche bag wrote:Now she has a crysknife to make it more apparent that she’s a Fremen


what about the eyes of the Ibad you moron ?

Just having to read the painstaking to make it more apparent that hurts !

If you did your job properly you WOULDN'T NEED TO MAKE IT MORE APPARENT !!!
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Postby Apjak » 01 Sep 2011 15:12

FH's cover gallery first impressions.

Image Is that two tiny little people down there?ImageThere's definitely some tiny people, and a stone woman's face coming out of the desertImageOkay more tiny people and a cityImage ...and a tiny woman in front of a mountainous face Imagewow! No people!ImageIs that some gigantic egg thing?

As opposed to the most recent offerings which give us not mystery, but T&A
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Postby A Thing of Eternity » 01 Sep 2011 15:27

Well first off that giant face on Messiah I don't think is a woman, it's supposed to be Muad'dib I think.

And the "giant egg thing" is the no-ship.
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Postby Apjak » 01 Sep 2011 15:43

A Thing of Eternity wrote:Well first off that giant face on Messiah I don't think is a woman, it's supposed to be Muad'dib I think.


I'm still going with "old woman" after looking at my paperback cover
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And the "giant egg thing" is the no-ship.


I'm aware. I was just trying to give an idea of what one's first impressions would be without knowing the books. The Putnam covers especially seem to speak to your mind, while the most recent TOR covers are trying to talk to your loins.
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Postby A Thing of Eternity » 01 Sep 2011 16:03

Ah, didn't know you were aware about the no-ship.

If it is an old woman (it honestly looks like it could easily be an old man or woman to me), I wonder who it would be then. It is Dune Messiah after all. Not saying you're wrong, I just can't think of who it would be if not Paul (an oddly old Paul, but cover artists are known to take their liberties...).
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Postby Ampoliros » 01 Sep 2011 16:53

It's the mummified head of Kyle McLaughlin.

I suppose its supposed to be the shrine to Leto. But it does look like an old woman.
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Postby lotek » 01 Sep 2011 18:39

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Postby merkin muffley » 01 Sep 2011 18:50

Ampoliros wrote:It's the mummified head of Kyle McLaughlin.

I suppose its supposed to be the shrine to Leto. But it does look like an old woman.


I always thought that was supposed to be the shrine, and it's also a comment on what ends up happening to Paul.

That cover is in the style of a cheesy romance novel. Why the fuck is Barbie in the desert? If they stuck Fabio in there, he'd fit right in. Awful.

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Postby Ampoliros » 01 Sep 2011 19:52

:shock:

Its scary how that would fit right in with the Romance novel covers, you could walk right past it and never notice.
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Postby Apjak » 01 Sep 2011 23:42

Perhaps Sisterhood is a SyFy x Romance novel. Gotta cash in on the Twighards right?
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Re: Shysterhood page finally up on Amazon US!

Postby ErasOmnius » 03 Sep 2011 08:30

Anari Idaho? If that does not scare the crap out of a person, what will?

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Postby Freakzilla » 03 Sep 2011 09:00

Apjak wrote:Perhaps Sisterhood is a SyFy x Romance novel. Gotta cash in on the Twighards right?


He actually mentioned the Twilight fans at Dragon Con a couple years back.
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Postby Sandwurm88 » 04 Sep 2011 18:38

The DM paperback cover is probably Paul, who else would it be? It's one of my favorite covers visually, but it looks like Paul as the Preacher, i.e old, weathered, no eyes, which doesn't make sense, since any monuments to Muad'Dib on Arrakis would probably feature Paul as young, good-looking, powerful, etc.

As for the first edition covers, I love them, with the exception of GEoD, which is pretty plain, not to mention Leto II looks like,well, a piece of shit. The other five books all have a variety of great covers, but I have yet to see a GEoD one that really captures what the book is really like.

And yeah, the Sisterhood cover sucks ass.