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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #420 on: September 04, 2013, 05:20:08 pm »
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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #421 on: May 10, 2014, 03:49:58 pm »
The other day one of The Lawyer's clients used the phrase "Hell's bells" and I wanted to ask if she was a wizard.

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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #422 on: May 10, 2014, 04:03:30 pm »
Wow.  That took me back a bit.  Haven't heard it in a while, but my dad said that at times.
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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #423 on: May 10, 2014, 04:29:58 pm »
Hey, I just happened to notice last night that 3 sample chapters from the forthcoming book are posted at www.jim-butcher.com, along with a fan-made trailer for the book.

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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #424 on: May 29, 2014, 10:56:10 am »
Skin Game is out. Good book!!
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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #425 on: May 29, 2014, 06:01:42 pm »
I have downloaded Skin Game, but I have to wait until Sunday when I have some time to devote to it. 'Cause I'm not getting up once I start!
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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #426 on: May 29, 2014, 06:14:32 pm »
It's very good.  I finished late last night, and am getting ready to start a re-read, now that I'll be able to see the cluebat swinging!   ;D

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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #427 on: May 29, 2014, 06:28:52 pm »
Shhh.  I don't want to see the cluebats until they hit me!  (I just ordered it)

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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #428 on: May 30, 2014, 08:57:31 am »
So tempting  to put spoilers here, but have forgotten how to do them. >D >D >D
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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #429 on: May 30, 2014, 11:10:56 am »
There are buttons if you go to the full 'reply' page, or [ spoilers]whatever[ /spoilers] works without the spaces.  Knock yourself out!  :)
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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #430 on: May 30, 2014, 08:03:16 pm »
( Maggie asks Harry if he will be her Dad
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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #431 on: May 31, 2014, 06:24:57 am »
I found Harry's response to that question to be disappointingly lukewarm.  I get that he was being cautious to let her take the lead, not overwhelm her, not make promises to her that he couldn't keep -- but that question deserves a more definite answer than "sure"

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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #432 on: June 01, 2014, 09:27:26 am »
Katy, consider context.  Or emotional triggers, if you will.  Ever see the movie "Ghost" with Patrick Swayze?  His character, Sam, wouldn't say "I love you too" to Molly.  He was sure that would make it go wrong.  He said "Ditto" instead.  Possibly something similar is going on here?
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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #433 on: June 01, 2014, 10:36:47 am »
Yes, that's how I interpreted the casualness of the rest of that interaction, but that particular bit just struck me as a bit "off" -- but, we'll see how it plays out in later books.

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Re: Jim Butcher
« Reply #434 on: June 01, 2014, 12:15:50 pm »
I don't know enough about the usual tenor of Wizard Dresden's speech to be expert, this was just a suggestion.
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