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Re: Ruin and Preservation
« Reply #375 on: September 05, 2008, 08:53:10 PM »
It seems like something Ookla would say. Utterly mysterious, and yet it dangles enough info to excite our crazy minds.
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« Reply #376 on: September 05, 2008, 10:07:59 PM »
It's just another red herring from Ookla. Of course he said 'I'm positive some people are going to hate Brandon for the ending.', he just didn't use those words together in the same posts.

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« Reply #377 on: September 05, 2008, 10:24:09 PM »
The site's back up as well. I assume Spriggan fixed everything.
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« Reply #378 on: September 05, 2008, 10:47:07 PM »
That's good, because the other one expanded to my entire screen's width. Things look abnormal stretched over a widescreen monitor...

No, Ookla isn't trying to fake you out. I'm positive of this. It's less of "MUWHAAHAHAA I AM AN ALPHA READER AND I WILL TORMENT YOU WITH THIS FAKE FOR ETERNITY!" and more "This ending is so unique, but I can see that some people won't like it."

That's my take of it.
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« Reply #379 on: September 05, 2008, 11:50:30 PM »
That's good, because the other one expanded to my entire screen's width. Things look abnormal stretched over a widescreen monitor...

No, Ookla isn't trying to fake you out. I'm positive of this. It's less of "MUWHAAHAHAA I AM AN ALPHA READER AND I WILL TORMENT YOU WITH THIS FAKE FOR ETERNITY!" and more "This ending is so unique, but I can see that some people won't like it."

That's my take of it.
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« Reply #380 on: September 06, 2008, 03:47:49 AM »
Next month you'll be saying, "Man, Ookla wasn't kidding! Curse you, Brandon!"
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« Reply #381 on: September 06, 2008, 06:43:03 AM »
Next month you'll be saying, "Man, Ookla wasn't kidding! Curse you, Brandon!"

We'll see :P
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« Reply #382 on: September 06, 2008, 09:30:01 PM »
Next month you'll be saying, "Man, Ookla wasn't kidding! Curse you, Brandon!"

We'll see :P
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« Reply #383 on: September 11, 2008, 01:36:23 AM »
My guess is, someon we care about dies.  That's the only thing I could see making me hate the ending of a book written by someone as goodas brandon.
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« Reply #384 on: September 11, 2008, 07:09:33 AM »
My guess is, someon we care about dies.  That's the only thing I could see making me hate the ending of a book written by someone as goodas brandon.
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« Reply #385 on: September 11, 2008, 05:16:18 PM »
My guess is, someon we care about dies.  That's the only thing I could see making me hate the ending of a book written by someone as goodas brandon.

Well, he killed Kelsier and we forgave him for it :P
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« Reply #386 on: September 11, 2008, 07:10:34 PM »
My guess is, someon we care about dies.  That's the only thing I could see making me hate the ending of a book written by someone as goodas brandon.

Well, he killed Kelsier and we forgave him for it :P
But Kell needed to die.  It was essential to the story.
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« Reply #387 on: September 11, 2008, 07:22:17 PM »
My guess is, someon we care about dies.  That's the only thing I could see making me hate the ending of a book written by someone as goodas brandon.

Well, he killed Kelsier and we forgave him for it :P
But Kell needed to die.  It was essential to the story.

Yeah.  And any other deaths will probably be essential to the story too.  That doesn't stop them from happening.
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Re: Ruin and Preservation
« Reply #388 on: September 11, 2008, 08:03:47 PM »
My guess is, someon we care about dies.  That's the only thing I could see making me hate the ending of a book written by someone as goodas brandon.

Well, he killed Kelsier and we forgave him for it :P
But Kell needed to die.  It was essential to the story.

Yeah.  And any other deaths will probably be essential to the story too.  That doesn't stop them from happening.

Precisely my point. We could hate it as it happens... but later, we will love it.
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« Reply #389 on: September 11, 2008, 09:02:54 PM »
hey i still don't think Kelsier needed to die  :D
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