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by Sparrow
Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:07 am
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: Typo in Ender's Shadow e-Book
Replies: 10
Views: 2542

Re: Typo in Ender's Shadow e-Book

that's too good :P
by Sparrow
Thu May 30, 2013 6:05 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

I was referring to Card's thoughts back in the late 90s about how the plot of EG would have to be adapted to fit on the screen. What he said made sense, and seeing the planet blow in the trailer reinforced, to me, Card's plan to let the audience in on the reality of the game's last stage. Obviously ...
by Sparrow
Mon May 27, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

*shrugs* It is what it is. There are tons of reasons why it's not terrible that they showed it, but it definitely wasn't necessary. I agree, actually... I don't think it gives anything away to people who don't know the story ... after all, there will no doubt be a lot of other explosions. And of co...
by Sparrow
Wed May 22, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

And, yes, that was the scene. Do you remember Kirk's closing line, though? And the set-up to that line? I'd very much appreciate it if you messaged them to me. (if anyone's concerned about spoilers) All I have left is Spock's voice counting down, Kirk's panic, and Scotty's last minute action :P Det...
by Sparrow
Tue May 21, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

By the way, there is an Ender's Game reference in the Star Trek movie. Points if you can tell me what it is
Do you mean Kirk and Benedict hurtling "down" to the "gate"?
by Sparrow
Tue May 21, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

Ooh! It was a trailer for my showing of Into Darkness. 2D, but still, the battle room scenes come to life on the big screen in a big way. Tons of adrenaline-inducing vertigo, even from the brief seconds of screen time it got. Will do my best to see it in Imax 3D.
by Sparrow
Mon May 20, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

I went to see Star Trek 2D Sunday, and fortunately the trailer WAS there... and my brother, who hasn't seen or kept up with EG since 1985 said: "holy cow, they showed the planet blowing up." ... so yah. :/ *shrugs* It is what it is. There are tons of reasons why it's not terrible that they showed i...
by Sparrow
Fri May 17, 2013 1:47 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

Very sad, was looking forwards to Darkness and the trailer. Guess darkness alone will suffice.
by Sparrow
Thu May 09, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: James Horner will not be doing the score...
Replies: 4
Views: 3194

Re: James Horner will not be doing the score...

T_T... nooo, James Horner is replaceable only by Hanz Zimmer and John Williams.
by Sparrow
Wed May 08, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

I dont think anyone argues that that the trailer focusing on certain facets of the story will mean that other facets are going to be left out. There's some reasonable concern about how the many and important core themes of the story will be adapted to a time-limited screen, without loading it down.
by Sparrow
Tue May 07, 2013 8:01 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

Immediate reaction: I had no idea they gave so much MONEY to these people. My initial fear for a movie was that it would be under-budget for the scale of the story. I am happy to set those fears to rest. New fear: that the movie loses the moral/philosophical dimension behind its flashiness. Hearing...
by Sparrow
Tue May 07, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Ender's Game Movie News and Discussion
Topic: The trailer
Replies: 67
Views: 21289

Re: The trailer

Immediate reaction: I had no idea they gave so much MONEY to these people. My initial fear for a movie was that it would be under-budget for the scale of the story. I am happy to set those fears to rest. New fear: that the movie loses the moral/philosophical dimension behind its flashiness. Hearing ...
by Sparrow
Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:36 am
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: Do you feel that Ender is a great example of a gifted child?
Replies: 10
Views: 3391

Re: Do you feel that Ender is a great example of a gifted ch

Hah! What a Card-ian thing to say terresa ^.^
by Sparrow
Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: You know you've read too much EG when...
Replies: 240
Views: 86965

Re: You know you've read too much EG when...

EnderForHegemon is your preferred gamertag ^.^
by Sparrow
Sun Feb 24, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: Girls in Enders life
Replies: 2
Views: 1962

Re: Girls in Enders life

I'm feeling more like a Novinha. Not to be all sorry for myself, but I'm not brave and brash like Petra, and neither am I expressive like Valentine. But I'm quite cynical, and a death in my family affected me a lot a few years back. Of course that's not all that I am, but I like that third option ra...
by Sparrow
Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: Buggers and Zombie Movies
Replies: 1
Views: 772

Re: Buggers and Zombie Movies

I'd say that most types of zombies dont have one mind, they have no mind. The buggars would just consider (human shaped zombies) them animals, like humans were considered animals on first contact because they had no mindsounds. The interesting question would be what the buggars would do if some port...
by Sparrow
Sat Dec 01, 2012 4:09 am
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: This drives me crazy, but explain this in Speaker, please
Replies: 7
Views: 1879

Re: This drives me crazy, but explain this in Speaker, pleas

I really enjoyed the diversity and specificity of the worlds in Congress in CotM. I think it not only made sense, but was a joy to explore. However, I agree it got pretty wild to the point of straining credulity for other, metaphysical reasons haha.
by Sparrow
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: This drives me crazy, but explain this in Speaker, please
Replies: 7
Views: 1879

Re: This drives me crazy, but explain this in Speaker, pleas

As a reader, I can extrapolate from what I read in the book to guess with a pretty good degree of confidence that the piggies DID tell them exactly why they wanted to vivisect the humans. The humans just made the perfectly natural assumption that this was part of the piggies' culture or religion, as...
by Sparrow
Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: This drives me crazy, but explain this in Speaker, please
Replies: 7
Views: 1879

Re: This drives me crazy, but explain this in Speaker, pleas

How would either of them have known that the Father Trees are sentient? The piggies assumed it was universal to all life, and the humans assumed it was impossible for any life. Pipo and Libo thought they were saving the piggies' life by submitting to death, and paid the price willingly. It was clear...
by Sparrow
Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: The Foyer: Welcome to The Philotic Web Community!
Topic: Did you find PWEB because our address is in the books?
Replies: 43
Views: 16935

Re: Did you find PWEB because our address is in the books?

Too cool... I just pulled an all nighter finishing Hegemon, decided I needed to google a favorite quotation while in the middle of the acknowledgements, and got linked here. Signed up and browsed, saw this, went back to the end of Hegemon and... whoa. http://silverstairs.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/...
by Sparrow
Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:20 am
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: EARTH UNAWARE [The Spoiler-Free Thread]
Replies: 14
Views: 4534

Re: "Earth Unaware" - Book 1 of The First Formic War

I'm always wary of co-authored books but I'm sure I'll read it eventually, like I did with that other one of his, which I can't even remember the name of. I was initially terrified that I'd blown a good chunk of money on something that OSC may have had only token input, but I very quickly found man...
by Sparrow
Fri Sep 28, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: EARTH UNAWARE [The Spoiler Thread]
Replies: 8
Views: 3913

Re: EARTH UNAWARE [The Spoiler Thread]

I love your comparison to Firefly, it's terrific though I wouldn't have thought of it on my own. I haven't seen battlestar at all. I was intrigued by the character of Lem Jukes. I could never quite decide how I felt about him. I hated him a lot of the time, especially when he planned the bump, but w...
by Sparrow
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:56 am
Forum: EnderVerse Novels and Stories
Topic: Timeline
Replies: 40
Views: 22659

Re:

Image
mother of god... That's fantastic.
by Sparrow
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Favorite Ender's Game Quote // Ender's Game Pin Giveaway
Replies: 44
Views: 9683

Re: Favorite Ender's Game Quote // Ender's Game Pin Giveaway

"Come and sit in my shade," said Human, "and see the sunlight through my leaves, and rest your back against my trunk. And do this, also. Add another story to the Hive Queen and the Hegemon. Call it the Life of Human..."
"I'll tell your story," said Ender.
"Then I will truly live forever."
by Sparrow
Fri Sep 28, 2012 7:37 am
Forum: Milagre Town Square
Topic: Dear You 2.0
Replies: 2604
Views: 463445

Re: Dear You 2.0

Dear You: Alone for a while I've been searching through the dark, For traces of the love you left inside my lonely heart Our paths they did cross, though I cannot say just why We met, we laughed, we held on fast, and then we said goodbye In your dearest memories, Do you remember loving me? Was it fa...

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