Quote from RHMkunSo I guess, going forward, planeswalker novels would be printed in mass market paperbacks formats ne?
Peculiar line of novels:
1. Agents of Artifice's 1st ed was in hard bound
2. The Purifying Fire's 1st ed was in a larger trade paperback format
3. Test of Metal was printed in mass market paperback from the start
Lining them up would look weird. I know all of the have mass paperback editions but I like to buy the initial prints. Too bad.
Well, I'm still going to buy ToM. Wonder who'll be the next PW to get a novel.
Quote from Maybe Eid
Next book is out in March, and although it looks intereresting, I really don't hold out for it to be anywhere near as enjoyable as this one. I'm off to read Cryptonomicon. Have fun!
Quote from AurianI know of Path of the Planewalker II (The comic book) and Quest for Karn, the Mirroden block novel.
Quote from AlustrielTest of Metal discussion thread
there are enough information.
Quote from BarinellosThe primary problem is... we already know that it IS time manipulation.
Tezzeret is forcefully pushed back in time when Renn wants to talk to him in an alternate timeline. Renn then speaks to him from fifteen minutes inm the future (or was it hours... it's been a while and Test of Metal had parts that were painful to read)
So, it's not a matter of probability control. It's actually the manipulation of the fabrics of the universe to allign it to the preferred outcomes. Even going back in time and choosing other outcomes thereby ERASING YOUR OWN TIMELINE.
Quote from BarinellosNot quite, because Tezzeret experienced the alteration that Renn made. Future Renn then had a conversation with past Tezzeret from a possible future that Tezzeret lost, which would have been impossible if it was merely probability alteration.
Essentially, Renn had already won. There was no reason other than to gloat for him to clockwork, and even if he was only going to gloat, his action altered the outcome beyond what he could control. And here's the thing. If it was alteration of probability, then Renn needn't have done it at all, because instead of gloating, he'd just alter the reality around him to have the answers spilling out of Tezzeret's mouth for all the torture he visited upon him.
Instead, he ended up with Tezzeret lopping off his head and using him like a backpack. Now what idiot would alter probability to change the fact he WON to one where he lost so badly?