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Old 06-01-2009, 02:18 PM
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I really like the Titan series, mainly due to Riker being captain and the very cool science ship Titan.
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Frankly, I have problems reading the Titan series and it's mainly whenever Christopher Bennett is the author (he's written the last two outings, IIRC). Bennett is more towards the hard science-fiction--which is perfectly fine--but he sometimes goes into lengthy multi-page scientific tangents that I have to quickly skim through to get back to the real meat of the story...
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Frankly, I have problems reading the Titan series and it's mainly whenever Christopher Bennett is the author (he's written the last two outings, IIRC). Bennett is more towards the hard science-fiction--which is perfectly fine--but he sometimes goes into lengthy multi-page scientific tangents that I have to quickly skim through to get back to the real meat of the story...
That piqued my interest.
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Frankly, I have problems reading the Titan series and it's mainly whenever Christopher Bennett is the author (he's written the last two outings, IIRC). Bennett is more towards the hard science-fiction--which is perfectly fine--but he sometimes goes into lengthy multi-page scientific tangents that I have to quickly skim through to get back to the real meat of the story...
That piqued my interest.
It depends on your cup o' tea.

I can appreciate scientific exposition like anyone else--and Bennett has many fans who prefer him over the more faster-paced "space opera" styles of other writers--but there are times when I've realized I've read four or five pages and nothing has really happened...
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Thought you'd like that.
Gots ta go!
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So is Sulu's pointed reference to how he can pop out behind Titan a nod to the books?
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I really like the Titan series, mainly due to Riker being captain and the very cool science ship Titan.
That's no MOON...er...I mean Science Ship...
Titan in a Medium Cruiser with the firepower to match.

That's like calling Voyager a science ship.
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That's no MOON...er...I mean Science Ship...
Titan in a Medium Cruiser with the firepower to match.

That's like calling Voyager a science ship.
...or McCoy a doctor. Er....wait....McCoy is a doctor.

Never mind.

(runs....hides)
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