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Old Jun 5 2006, 06:22 PM   #1
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Is there enough interest in Freedom to warrant a collaborative stab at a booklet about Freedom? Sort of like the Dragondex, only larger, and with more detail.

It's something that came to me last night, between turning off the light and falling asleep. I often get ideas for books and essays that way. Very comforting, in a warm bed, and being able to doze my way around a topic.
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Old Jun 5 2006, 07:13 PM   #2
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I'd guess no. None of Anne's series inspires a sizable fandom besides Pern.
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I doubt a booklet would raise much interest, I'm afraid. However, a website is something else again.
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Old Jun 6 2006, 02:39 AM   #4
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How about as a PDF document, available at one (or more) website(s)? Freely downloadable, as long as people remembered to credit it properly, that could work quite well.
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I thinkthat'd be a good idea. I love the Freedom series!
Any chance of a non PDF For those of us whose computers decide they HATE adobe?
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Old Jun 6 2006, 08:19 AM   #6
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Since I've no problem converting from word processing documents to pdf, I could always send you one of the word processing files directly to you.

What features would you like to see as part of such a document? I've already decided character list and vocabulary. What else would you like?
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A guide to all the types of aliens is a must.
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The books already contain name lists for all major (and as far as I know, minor) characters mentioned by name. It would be nice to have some biographical details. Cf. my Towerdex
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List of the animals and plants that have been named.
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Such as, Granath, relationships to each other, potted biography, etc.?

Should be easily done.

I'll make a start on it after my last exam. I should have some time then.

The list of races, perhaps with quotations regarding appearance, etc., and list of flora and fauna are great ideas, and shall be included.
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Oh, good. Yes, that's what I meant.
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Be sure to clarify the relationship between the Eosi and the Catteni, and the different "levels" - Rassi, Drassi, Emassi
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Been a while since I've read the Freedom series. Good idea tho Ghyle! I plan on reading those next. So if I think of something while reading I'll certainly let ya know.
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If you contribute towards it, you will be credited, of course, and it will become as much your work as mine. Only fair, after all.
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If you get anywhere with this please let me know I am part way through a fan story on the Freedom series
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