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doctorlit
((OMG, you have to read Foundation!))
Thu May 21, 2015 17:33
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((The original trilogy, at least; the four novels published later got a bit Star Wars prequel-ish for my tastes. But the original trilogy is very fuax-historical sounding, and the sci-fi details aren't very intrusive, and I bet you/Nume would love them!))

((And then we can have long, confusing debates about how psychohistory actually works!))

  • I don't like to name favorites.Agent Supernumerary, Thu May 21 13:54
    Start doing that, and that's when truly horrible, soul-crushing badfic of it starts landing on your console. So I'm not going to. That said, it's no secret that I'm a bit of a Tolkien buff. Got its... more
    • ((OMG, you have to read Foundation!)) — doctorlit, Thu May 21 17:33
      • (( Oh, I have! ))Neshomeh, Fri May 22 09:12
        I thought about picking it as a favorite of Nume's, actually, but see above. I would love to have a long, confusing debate with you. The problem there is that I do not, in fact, have perfect recall,... more
        • ((AHH, I love Asimov!))Iximaz, Fri May 22 11:39
          ((I got my hands on a copy of I, Robot back when I was ten and it's still my favorite of his works to this day. Especially the first story, it still makes me cry a little.))
          • ((I tried to read I, Robot...))Voyd, Sun May 24 11:06
            ((I'm sorry, but it's just not for me. This seems to be a common problem I have with really, really old works of literature: I get bored of them. Lovecraft's about the only one I like. I've tried... more
          • (( Haven't gotten to that one yet. ))Neshomeh, Fri May 22 18:18
            And admitting things like that are why I sometimes feel like I need to hand in my geek card. Call myself a sci-fi fan, will I, when I haven't even read I, Robot ? Pshaw! ~Neshomeh
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