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Forum: The Library Café Apr 20 2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 37,768
Posted By elvenart
Re: Good Bye, Anne

I remember my first introduction to Anne's works, though not the exact date. It has to have been, oh lord, somewhere in the late eighties (roughly '88-'89). My mother, brother, and I were visiting my...
Forum: Café Archives Sep 16 2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,228
Posted By elvenart
Re: Kibby's cat Two

My thoughts go out to you all for your loss. My cat didn't die (that we know of, as she was lost in a car wreck as we were moving cross-country), but her loss was deeply felt by my wife and I,...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Aug 17 2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,419
Posted By elvenart
Re: Rick Riordan

I believe he said that he wrote the books to get younger readers interested in ancient mythology at some point. He tried to make it fun and also informative to some extent on who was who and the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 21 2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 141
Spoiler: Dragongirl
Views: 41,254
Posted By elvenart
Re: Dragongirl

I, too, was wondering what was meant by the abbreviation 'HAD'. Could someone please clarify?
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 20 2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 91,552
Posted By elvenart
Re: Well. they are making the movie.

The reason I said so muchthat has come out recently is rubbish, is because it seems that more and more you have a hard time getting a seriousrendition of things. Many of the remakes of older movies...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 20 2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 141
Spoiler: Dragongirl
Views: 41,254
Posted By elvenart
Re: Dragongirl

I have not read more than the first 1 or 2 of Todd's books, and never will as those couple decided me long ago that he lacks the necessary abilities to continue Anne's legacy. But this mention of...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 18 2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 91,552
Posted By elvenart
Re: Well. they are making the movie.

I have to agree with many of the comments on here ( and pardon some of the off-topic comments, as they pertain to earlier ones). First, i know that the Pern movie is going to be different from the...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 5 2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,426
Posted By elvenart
Re: Absolutely Disgusting

The problem will come into play of whether or not the tape will be admissible as evidence at the trial. To begin with, it was shot by an employee on their cell phone, not a security tape. Secondly,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 2 2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 50,850
Posted By elvenart
Re: Should Todd's books be considered canon?

When it comes to Star Wars, I pretty much stopped reading anything that happens from the beginning of the Yuzhon Vong (misspelled?) invasion onward. And most of the other novels that have come out...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 2 2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,426
Posted By elvenart
Re: Absolutely Disgusting

I in no way justify anything that happened- or didn't as the case may be- and also find the actions of those 2 GIRLS (not a girl and young woman) disgusting and reprehensible. However, because I work...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 31 2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 30,727
Posted By elvenart
Re: Exploring the Subtextual - Robinton/Menolly in the DRoP series

I seem to remember in one of the novels, Menolly had her head on his lap and at one point she starts to respond to Robinton's comment on her having Sebell. Robinton stops her from finishing her...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern May 31 2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 50,850
Posted By elvenart
Re: Should Todd's books be considered canon?

In my opinion, Todd's works do NOT count as canon. Now, I did enjoy Masterharper of Pern (IF he had a hand in that), but it is true that it felt different from Anne's other works. However, I tried...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 31 2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,452
Posted By elvenart
Re: Help with a survey

Had to do what Cheryl did and leave the last question blank. Don't know what most of the answers pertained to as per how a show is presented, as i watch so little TV. Mostly I rent or download the...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jul 31 2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,407
Posted By elvenart
Re: Percy Jackson books

I originally saw the movie, and then read the books. I thought both were pretty good, but the books far outstrip the movie, IMO. The director changed so much from the books that it really was more of...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 2 2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,248
Posted By elvenart
Re: Anyone seen Avatar

The thing with Sully, I expect, is that he had a hard time 'thinking' his wants and ideas to the animals on Pandora. He's grown up with Earth animals and their very limited understandings. The...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 31 2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,248
Posted By elvenart
Re: Anyone seen Avatar

I saw it last Friday in the 3D format. Absolutely amazing, and beautiful imagery! I, too, have been waiting for a good SciFi/Fantasy movie to come out, and this seems to fit the bill! Unfortunately,...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Dec 7 2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,346
Posted By elvenart
Re: Do not want to have a clean tank thnx!

Beautiful corn snake! Found 2 in the wild when my parents and I were at one of the local national parks here in Tennessee. Been close to,oh god!, 18 years now( I was 15 or 16 at the time). My word,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 6 2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,063
Posted By elvenart
Re: Actors that could play dragonriders [original topic name: IF!!!!!]

You only see his face in the Appendices of the Lord Of The Rings trilogy, the gentleman named Lawrence Makoare played the Witch King in the movies, as well as Gothmog( elephant man-looking baddie),...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 6 2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 19,632
Posted By elvenart
Re: Before humans reached Pern

I seem to remember reading in one of the books ( Rescue Run , maybe?) that several large , empty, "shells" were found by someone( again, I think the rescue ship as it lands at what used to be...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Feb 25 2009, 04:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,478
Posted By elvenart
For Star Trek Fans

I recently decided to look at the newest stuff to come out for Star Trek, and found a couple of really good books. they all happen post-Nemesis. The First is by an author named Peter David. All deal...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 8 2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,581
Posted By elvenart
Re: Long Pernese Books -- Humor!

" The Ways to Keep Your "Rightful Lord" Pleased : An Ongoing Work" by the holders of Ruatha during Fax's rule.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 8 2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,572
Posted By elvenart
Re: Q from Dragonsblood: Eridani Adept families?

She said that the Eradini did things in threes. She DIDN'T , however say all three bloodlines were on the Pern colony. An that , in a way , stands to reason. Perhaps the third person, or second and...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 3 2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 42
Poll: Which gift?
Views: 5,668
Posted By elvenart
Re: Which gift?

I think that the Harper Hall Trilogy or the Dragonflight / Dragonquest / White Dragon trilogy would be the best firsts. When my grandmother wanted to get me back into reading ( I read a lot in first...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 20 2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,411
Posted By elvenart
Re: eragon

My version of Eragon has the cast on the front, pics in the middle, and a small thing on the inside cover from Anne saying "Full praise to Eragon and I want more....". The ISBN# was 0-440-23848-x....
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 15 2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,627
Posted By elvenart
Re: Timing Paradox Question

I stand corrected. He was flying weather watch in Tillek (page 192). They went back in time to the beginning of the fall in Nerat(page 195), covering through Ista and Keroon and Igen. I missed that...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 15 2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,627
Posted By elvenart
Timing Paradox Question

OK , I recently reread Dragonflight, and was suddenly aware of a time paradox problem.http://forums.srellim.org/images/smilies/eyebrow.gifhttp://forums.srellim.org/images/smilies/irked.gif The thing...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 14 2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,609
Posted By elvenart
Re: Discussion about Various Book Covers

My favorite is AtWoP, myself. The artwork is just beautiful,and I feel that Whelan captured both Ruth and Jaxom Wonderfully. The cover for The White Dragon would be my second choice, followed closely...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 14 2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,003
Posted By elvenart
Re: Just checking in....

congrats, milady!! And lovely pics on your site!
Forum: The Library Café Jan 12 2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,607
Views: 353,082
Posted By elvenart
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

" I am Dracula. And I bid you "Welcome" to my house". Or should that be Alucard ,if you are into anime like my wife is. Anyways, WELCOME!!! My wife reads Brom's Dracula and watches the Helsing...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 3 2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 163,991
Posted By elvenart
Re: Your Pern Movie Cast

I don't know about our good Doctor. He seems to bring along too many Baddies with him. "Destroy,Destroy. Annhilate." OH!Ahem. Sorry.... Maybe Picard or Kirk would be better choices for the time...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 3 2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 163,991
Posted By elvenart
Re: Your Pern Movie Cast

Yeah, I know Reeves has "gone Between for all time". A sad event. Still , it would have been interesting to see those two act opposite each other. It's hard to see too many people in these roles, as...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 1 2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,423
Posted By elvenart
Re: Concept Art of Pern

May I say "BEAUTIFUL"! I dabble a little in art, and got my teacher upset when I declared I wasn't doing the college thing. Art was my major in high school. Mostly do SF / Fantasy stuff -dragons of...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 29 2008, 07:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 22,537
Posted By elvenart
Re: Is Ruth a run... er, rat-dragon?

I know that in Earth reptiles, there are several coloration mutations possible that don't necessarily affect health to much of a degree. One, called hypermellanistic, is,I believe , where the...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 26 2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By elvenart
Re: michael crithon

I just found out about this yesterday(12/25/08).Didn't know any specifics until I read this post. A sad event , indeed. He Was my second favorite author, behind A.M. I will miss his writings. So long.
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 26 2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,196
Posted By elvenart
Re: Star Wars

Yes , indeed : H.S.F.!!!! Lucas fubared on that, as well as replacing the actor who portrayed Anikin in the celebration scene with whatever -his-name-was who played him in Episodes 2 and 3.

My...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 26 2008, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,801
Posted By elvenart
Re: White Dragon T-Shirt

I had that shirt from Sci-Fi Book Club years ago. It was a promo item for Wheelan fans. Unfortunately, mine wore out, though my wife found a replacement. Too small for me though.Waaaaaahhhhhh. Loved...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 26 2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,098
Posted By elvenart
Re: Books

Our library usually has .50 paperbacks an 1.00-1.50 hardbacks. Got several books that way, including a couple of Anne's. Not great condition, mind, but they helped flesh out the collection.

By...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 26 2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,105
Posted By elvenart
Re: Burglared

I am most sorry to hear of your misfortune.My wife and I had our auto broken into 3 times before they finally stole it. First time they ransacked it but only took my wife's pack which only had some...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 25 2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 19,918
Posted By elvenart
Re: assigned reading in school

When I was in school, and it's hard to believe I graduated 13 years ago, I resented having to read most of the required books. I found most boring at the least , and a few downright horrendous. A few...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 25 2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3,607
Views: 353,082
Posted By elvenart
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Hello all. I'm Elvenart here , mnementh2000 other places on the net, and David IRL. I live in Memphis , Tn , am 32 , and have been a fan of A.M. for near on 17 or 18 years. I read alot as a...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 23 2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,513
Posted By elvenart
Re: Is there going to be a Pern movie??

Waaaah(face in hands sobbing). Oh well. http://forums.srellim.org/images/smilies/sad.gif Still, thank you for the info. I've been harping on the subject to my wife's chagrin since we were married 9...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 23 2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,513
Posted By elvenart
Re: Is there going to be a Pern movie??

I am going to say that I am WANTING this to happen SOON! I mean, I've been waiting for almost15 years for Anne's vision to hit the big screen. All I can say is , PLEASE don't screw around with the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Dec 23 2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 163,991
Posted By elvenart
Re: Your Pern Movie Cast

I'm new, so please don't flame too bad. And a LOT of timing for this as well. After looking through The People of Pern companion book:
Alemi - the person who played "Face" in the A:team
Yanus - Ian...
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