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Old Feb 28 2005, 04:45 PM   #1
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My Friend is convinced that she has noticed a mistake in? ‘The Smallest Dragon Boy’? Possibly???
She say's that one of the Bronze's names changes half way through the book!
So I've sent her off with strict instructions to find it!!!!!
The only clue she could give me was is that the book didn't have a Rider and Dragon index!!!! I did point out that this wasn't much of a clue!
Has anyone else noticed this?
I'm frantically going through the books to try and find it, but I'm sure a typo would have been picked up before now. She remains sure of her facts so a Lollypop to the first one to find it!
HANS where are you???? Can you settle this?
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Old Feb 28 2005, 05:26 PM   #2
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if i find time, i'll look...
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Old Feb 28 2005, 07:02 PM   #3
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I've never noticed anything, that would be really wierd though!
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Old Mar 1 2005, 02:49 AM   #4
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Well, Anneli, Anne herself, Cheryl and me made the Who's Who on Pern and I haven't heard of ot. But... since the smallest dragonboy is published in many different editions, including school/text book version, I can't -- of course -- vouch for nothing ever having gone wrong.

My first reaction, however, would be that your friend is wrong.

I'll double check later when I'm at home.
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Old Mar 1 2005, 03:42 AM   #5
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A bronze dragon changing names halfway through a book? I didn't notice anything in 'Smallest Dragonboy' or anywhere else. Near the end of AtWoP, Monarth pulls double duty with T'gellan and N'ton, but that's the only one I can think of.
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There's always the T'ron/T'ton ambiguity...
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I'm raising this on behalf of my friend, who's adamant that this does happen, I've smack her hand (not too hard) and sent her to find this in the book and then to come back with the details. I must admit I've never noticed it and I re-read all of Anne’s books regularly
I do to your superior knowledge of Anne's works.
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Is she absolutely sure it's "The Smallest Dragonboy"? Because I really can't think of many bronzes mentioned by name at all, except Mnementh and Heth, both of whom stay the same, of course. Unless like Hans says, this is a typo when it was reprinted for a school text of some sort.
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I'm not sure as it's my Friend's belief that this happens.....I'm still looking for the typo myself so I don't know the truth of it either!
This has started such a discussion that if she is wrong, I'm going to make her come on the board to apologise in person!!!!
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LOL Sassie

Just demand she "show us the goods"


Kath, just don't start on other di crepancies the thread wouldn't be large enough for them all
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Old Mar 3 2005, 02:29 PM   #11
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and the Pridith/Prideth ambiguity...

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I'm currently working on reading the whole series (Should be done by this August). Haven't noticed any anomalies yet. I'll let you know if I do come across one, though.

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