Jim Butcher

Discussion in 'Non-WOT - Literature and Fiction' started by Erin al'Denael, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Tannin Venatrix

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    Oh yeah forgot that part.:desk
     
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    So i finished Brief cases. It definitely helped ease the need for peace talks a bit. But i think a reread is in order. :D3
     
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    I'll have to track it down!
     
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    There was a reddit AMA where he said he's trying to get a draft out by September. Also he's getting married soon. So that could be why it's taking so long.
     
  6. Dnae Ila

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    He's getting married!? Congratulations to him! :joy
     
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    That's amazing!!!:D3 I will wait however long it takes i'm excited no matter what. Also i wouldn't mind more Butters and Marcone stories!
     
  8. Erin al'Denael

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    Wait...did he get divorced from his other wife then? :blink /confused
     
  9. Ealandrelle Melyma

    Ealandrelle Melyma Aes Sedai Head of the Red Ajah

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    I enjoyed the Brief Cases audiobook. All the stories were brilliant, and expertly narrated. James Marsters did a fantastic job with the zoo story :)

    Sadly it has made me more impatient for Peace Talks, not less :lol. I have re-downloaded Storm Front to start another re-listen in the meantime.
     
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    Not sure why you'd willingly put yourself through the first two books. :lol But you do you!
     
  11. Ealandrelle Melyma

    Ealandrelle Melyma Aes Sedai Head of the Red Ajah

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    What's wrong with the first two books?
     
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    I believe James Marsters is different in the first two audio wise. It's like hes still trying to grow into his voice.
     
  13. Ealandrelle Melyma

    Ealandrelle Melyma Aes Sedai Head of the Red Ajah

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    I can't say I've noticed it enough that it'd make me want to skip the books :look. I found Michael Kramer a heck of a lot more jarring in the early WoT audiobooks.
     
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    Marsters isn't the only one growing into the series, Butcher as well. I usually skip the first two, sometimes first three on a re-read (all re-reads are audiobooks). :)
     
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    I tend to just skip the first one. Though it is kind of funny when

    Harry teleports and ends up arrested for indecent exposure after fighting a toad demon.
     
  16. Ealandrelle Melyma

    Ealandrelle Melyma Aes Sedai Head of the Red Ajah

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    Meh, I tend to enjoy the little bits of foreshadowing in the first few books.
     
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    I stopped listening to the Dresden audio book because Marsters didn't have wny sarcasm or attitude in his voice at all, and I couldn't deal with a super-serious Dresden internal dialogue. Does that get better?
     
  18. Ealandrelle Melyma

    Ealandrelle Melyma Aes Sedai Head of the Red Ajah

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    He does get better, definitely. Like I said, the initial narration doesn't bother me too much, as I feel I've heard worse :lol But I do recognise that he gets better over time.
     
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    See, the first two books' narration doesn't really bother me - aside from Marsters not knowing how to pronounce a few things. (He definitely DOES get better, though!)

    Murphy in the first two books, however, almost made me quit the series. Even on a re-read, knowing how awesome she becomes, I still hated her. :x
     
  20. Ealandrelle Melyma

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    Murphy is still not one of my favourite characters. I have moments when I find her more tolerable than others, but in general, I don't mind the books where she's less involved :lol