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Forum: The Library Café Mar 12 2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Golden Talisath
RIP Terry Pratchett

The news came via Twitter and FB that Terry Pratchett died today from final complication with Alzheimers. The news on FB reads:

"It is with immeasurable sadness that we announce that author Sir...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 6 2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 64,347
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Well. they are making the movie.

Well, as far as WB go, I think there are two options: a) they take REALLY great care while making the first, and maybe second movie and it becomes a big box office hit, and then they just stop...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 20 2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,721
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: 'Harper' in other language translations

In Serbian, they translated it rather literaly: as a person who plays a harp:) Though I suppose the term then would be harpist
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey May 30 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,405
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: What have you read lately?

Read the Thief by Megan Whalen Turner, a young adult/fantasy novel, and took on the second part, The Queen of Attolia, and am now reading the third part,, The King of Attolia. Wonderful books, with...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 21 2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,397
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Piemur

He could serve as a spy like Nip did to Robinton. Though Piemur is more known that Nip was, so that could be a problem.
Forum: The Library Café Feb 15 2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,096
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Olympics

I second all of the above:)
The snowball fight between nations reminded me of a story I once read about two European countries (can't remember which, sorry) that were in a war, and during one halt...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 8 2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,096
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Olympics

I wachted the opening ceremony, it was great, they did a marvelous job of representing their culture and history.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 26 2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,466
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: French fries

Ketchup. Just ketchup.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 26 2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,318
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: appreciate you dragon day

He, he, close enough, Cilla:)
Forum: The Library Café Jan 25 2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,318
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: appreciate you dragon day

Hmmm, I didn't get the connection while watching the movie, but now that you mention it, yeah, I can sure see Stich in some parts of the movie.
Forum: The Library Café Jan 24 2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,318
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: appreciate you dragon day

I just watched How to train your dragon (yes, it was for the first time... don't look at me like that, I somehow bypassed it), and MUST add Toothless on the list. He's so cuuuute:)
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 24 2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,405
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: What have you read lately?

I read the book Stardust and seen the movie, and can honestly say I liked the movie more then the book (which is one of the rare occasions, as it's usually the other way around). Maybe it was because...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 17 2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,318
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: appreciate you dragon day

The dragon from the Witcher collection of short stories, Villentretenmerth (I had to copy-paste the name from Witcher Wiki:)), better known in his human form as Borch Three Jackdaws. Then Smaug,...
Forum: Events Board Jan 15 2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,856
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Worldcon 2014 in London: Loncon3

Ok, I know it's early, but since the hotel bookings are already open, I would like to ask all of you who are from London or have stayed there, about hotels, restaurants, and such for staying in...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 5 2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

F'lar had to smile."I'm glad to hear that, love."

"Oh, don't get your hopes too up, Weyrleader. I'm still mad. You of all people should've known better."
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 4 2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

F'lar almost chocked on his klah and had to cough it out.
"Ramoth says she would never, and that she's more then ready to fly!" said Mnementh in his mind.
"Seems Ramoth doesn't share your...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 3 2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

"Oh, believe me, if I could, I would jump on Mnementh and do it right away! I've never felt like this in my life, and believe me, I've had my share of parties in the Weyr. You're not affected?"
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 3 2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

"And how are we feeling, darling?" asked Lessa, walking into the room, with a wicked grin on her face. F'lar groaned."We are feeling like something that went through a dragon's stomach and came back...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 3 2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,704
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Happy 2014, everyone.

Happy New Year!
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jan 2 2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

"Complaint?" asked F'lar, as if dumbstroked, and then shook his head."Lessa... what happened?"

"Oh, there's time for that. Food and bath first. Then I'll tell you everything." There's was some...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 27 2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

And with a very heavy headache and what seemed to be a short term memory loss. Blinking in the dim-lit cavern, he came to realise that he was in his Weyr, though he couldn't, for the life of him,...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 25 2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Lessa tried saying to herself that it's the mushrooms talking, but she still felt her face go red. Thank Faranth, Brekke quickly took F'nor by the hand and dragged him away, not looking Lessa in the...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 4 2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

"Is F'nor sick?" she heard Canth ask in her head.

"YES! F'nor, please, step away from that ledge! Canth, could you please just... grab him or something?"
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 4 2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Lessa, who was more relaxed now that she knew something could be done to fix this, allowed herself a chukle, remembering that morning. "Oh, I know", and just smiled misteriously at the women's...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 1 2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Lessa tried to do so gently, for Ramoth had a nasty temper, even with her, but it did not sit well with the golden queen, as Lessa knew it would. But, Ramoth still did as suggested. Lessa had to turn...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Dec 1 2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,884
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Favorite Terry Pratchett book, character, movie or all three! :-)

Death was always by far my favourite character, though I like the Witches and the Night Watch as well, and any books where Vetinari is has to be good. I've seen all three of his movies, and so it's a...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Dec 1 2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

They saw Ruth's silhouette in the sky and Lessa said to him "Tell Jaxom to cover up his mouth and nose before you land. We don't need another rider going crazy." She turned to Sharra. "Do the...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 26 2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,453
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Cold or hot?

Hmmm, I like winter just because of the snow, but not shen it falls in the city and makes a mess. I don't like cold or hot, as for the last years we have gone through extreme tempretatures (+50 in...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 20 2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Especially considering F'lar's amongst the ones hooked up on them, thought Lessa grimly. "I don't know. For now, the best thing we can do is somehow get rid of the ones they they already have in the...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 19 2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Lessa eyed the young girl. "Thank the First Egg you had enough brains not to eat them."
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 19 2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Lessa all but screamed."For Faranth's sake, what is with everyone this morning?!"
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 18 2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Lessa stoped dead in her tracks."WHAT!? Those two did WHAT? Ramoth, did you know about this? And Manora, did she know?" Lessa was in a mood to strangle someone.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 18 2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

"And F'nor, where is he?" she asked Ramoth again. Maybe he could help me with this.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 16 2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Lucky for her, F'lar had left with Mnementh on some errand, so she didn't need to worry about him. Mnementh hadn't seem at all concerned about the fact that his human friend was acting odd this...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 15 2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

There was a strange noise in Lessa's head coming from her link with Ramoth; a noise Lessa has learned over the years to identify as Ramoth laughing. That only made her feel more sick in the stomach.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 15 2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

"Is something wrong, love?" asked F'lar, frowning.
"Nothing", she replied, though her voice sounded strange even to her. And F'lar's frown deepened.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 15 2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

A strange feeling began to form in Lessa's stomach. She wondered if she could contact Mnementh herself, but decided aganst it.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 15 2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

This time, F'lar roared with laughter, and shot her a somewhat wicked grin."I think I've proven to you who I am half an hour ago, love. And last night, too."
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 15 2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

F'lar gigled beside her."Or we could just tell one of the lower cavern boys to clean it up. It's not like they have much to do these days, anyway."
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 14 2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

F'lar rolled his eyes and shook his head.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 14 2013, 09:59 AM
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Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

F'lar looked sternly at Lessa, who just lifted her chin and said "What!?"
Forum: Games and Miscellany Nov 14 2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,417
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: The Serial

Even F'lar, who wasn't one for early mornings, sat up in the bed.
Forum: The Library Café Nov 9 2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,975
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Going somewhere?

Ohhhh, I've been dying to go to Russia for years, but I just can't find the time. And Rome... somehow, it always slips. I've been to Italy twice, first time with my family, but we didn't go so south,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Nov 1 2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,492
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Pern's worst?

Wow, it's been a LONG time!
OK, so, for me, Chalkin would be on top, and then Avril, followed by Fax. And, for me personaly, Tolocamp should also make it into the lists. He wasn't evil in a way the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 4 2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,890
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Random Penguin

Ha, ha, it looks like Jaxom is looking at the penguin and going "wtf"
Forum: Games and Miscellany Aug 4 2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5,990
Views: 219,047
Posted By Golden Talisath
Forum: The Library Café Aug 4 2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: So where do you go to write?

I don't have any special place I go to write. I can write anywhere when inspiration hits, but I mostly like to do it in school during a break between lectures (yep, can you believe it. Sometimes even...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 12 2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Which McCaffrey Book Do You Have The Most Copies Of?

Dragonflight: two serbian translations, one english and the graphic novel.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 6 2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,628
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Real World Harper Songs

Yup:) But I only remembered it like that after hearing it in the song.
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey May 28 2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,535
Posted By Golden Talisath
Re: Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Avalon series

For me, the film was contradictory: at times it was so slow I almost fell asleep, and at other times it went so fast I couldn't keep up.
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