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SF & Fantasy

The Slow Regard of Silent Things: A Kingkiller Chronicle Novella


taylor-rothfussPatrick Rothfuss and DAW Books will be publishing a novella set in Pat’s bestselling series, the Kingkiller Chronicle!

It will publish November 4th. Make the jump to learn more about it!

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‘Book Hype’ & You


brown-redrisingA few days ago, I watched an interesting online discussion unfold about Red Rising by Pierce Brown.

Now I’m writing a post to work out my own thoughts on “book hype” and it’s power. Would love to hear what you all think!

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Cage Match 2012: Round 2: Bast versus Richard Rahl


How will the Faeling deal with the Truth?



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Finished: Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss


The Wise Man's Fear by Patrick RothfussIt’s finished!

The Wise Man’s Fear, Book Two of The Kingkiller Chronicle, has been officially 100% edited by Patrick Rothfuss and the book is now ready to enter the publication pipeline toward its March 1st, 2011 release!

All is right in the universe this Monday morning. I still have a giddy and greedy grin on my face.

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Cage Match 2010: We Have a Winner!


You know the little kid on the trike in The Incredibles? After they beat Syndrome? How he just stares at them standing in the force field, until he finally explodes “That was totally wicked!”

Well, I think that pretty much sums up my experience with Cage Match 2010.
Now I’m pretty lucky–I have a super-fun [...]

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Cage Match 2010, Consolation Match: 14) Kvothe versus 17) Drizzt Do’Urden


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KvotheThe Kingkiller

Age:
Mid-20s

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Magic and his sharp wit

Special Attack:
Misdirection

Drizzt Do’UrdenDark Elf Ranger

Age:
200(ish)

Race:
Drow

Weapons / Artifacts:
Twinkle, Icingdeath, Guenhwyvar

Special Attack:
Two-sword attack

Advantages

Mesmerizes foes with his lute and sing-song voice
Master Namer
A living legend

Advantages

Has killed pretty much everything that walks
Years of experience as a fighter
Familiar can travel between planes

Disadvantages

Just wants to be [...]

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Cage Match 2010, Round 4: 14) Kvothe versus 15) Jaime Lannister


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KvotheThe Kingkiller

Age:
Mid-20s

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Magic and his sharp wit

Special Attack:
Misdirection

Jaime LannisterThe Kingslayer

Age:
34

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Sword (Valyrian steel; borrowed from Tommen)

Special Attack:
Insanely hot

Advantages

Mesmerizes foes with his lute and sing-song voice
Master Namer
A living legend

Advantages

The greatest swordsman of his age
Golden hair, flashing green eyes, killer smile (18 Charisma)
Has no qualms [...]

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Cage Match 2010, Round 3: 11) Albus Dumbledore versus 14) Kvothe


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Albus DumbledoreOrder of Merlin, First Class

Age:
128

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Wand

Special Attack:
Can use frickin’ magic

KvotheThe Kingkiller

Age:
Mid-20s

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Magic and his sharp wit

Special Attack:
Misdirection

Advantages

Disarmingly charming–lulls you into a false sense of security
Fawkes–the phoenix can carry heavy loads, has healing tears, and is incredibly loyal
Probably one of the two greatest [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match: Aslan versus Kvothe by Patrick Rothfuss


Patrick Rothfuss writes his own account of how a fight between Kvothe and Aslan would play out

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Cage Match 2010, Round 2: 3) Aslan versus 14) Kvothe


Aslan battles Kvothe

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