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05 February 2008 @ 12:13 pm
 
Speaking of reading...not that I was...I took a break from re-reading Stross' The Atrocity Archives (a fabulous book, by the way, eldritch occultism combined with spy/espionage and a little dark humor) to read The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier, which I'd been meaning to pick up for a while and finally did last weekend. Pretty good, if a lot more text-filled than the first two LExG runs. Still, the sheer volume of notes and references to be found in it was staggering. Hell, i thought I caught a lot of the in-jokes and sneaky side-references, but I wasn't anywhere NEAR catching a fraction of them. To my credit, a lot of them were from before my time, but, damn, reading the extensive annotations made me go back and re-read it all twice more. Looking forward to LExG v3 in the near future, to say the least.

Now, I have dishes to do, exercise to catch up on, comics to categorize...I should eat something, I suppose...and I'd like to get a little bit of the City in before my Strike Force run tonight. Just not enough hours in the day, I'm tellin' ya....
 
 
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Leshracleshrac on February 5th, 2008 08:22 pm (UTC)
I bet you got some pretty busy strike force and guild activities planned for the double xp extravaganza coming up.
God of Thunder and Rock'n'Roll: CoH - Juice Lordarchmage on February 5th, 2008 08:34 pm (UTC)
Not as much as you'd think. I'll miss about half of it due to other obligations and plans, and what I do have planned will be partly dependent on whether or not other people are around. I'm not actually all that worked up about it. If I get a couple of my present "main" characters cranked up a little, all's well.
Coinneach Fitzpatrickscarybaldguy on February 5th, 2008 08:53 pm (UTC)
Have I recommended Stross' other works to you? If not, pick up Iron Sunrise. It's brilliant.
God of Thunder and Rock'n'Roll: EC Has All The Answers!archmage on February 5th, 2008 09:45 pm (UTC)
No, you haven't, but I was planning on it anyway. He's got a good style, I've enjoyed this book a couple times now, looking forward to more.