Fallen Angels (Novel) by Niven, Pournelle & Flynn

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Fallen Angels (Novel) by Niven, Pournelle & Flynn

Postby Omphalos » Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:16 pm

http://www.baen.com/library/067172052X/067172052X.htm

This one of the Niven novels where they authors inserted a lot of the fans from the LASFS as characters. They also did that in Footfall and one or two others.
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Re: Fallen Angels (Novel) by Niven, Pournelle & Flynn

Postby A Thing of Eternity » Fri Aug 13, 2010 1:41 pm

Were'nt we just making fun of KJA for doing that?
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Re: Fallen Angels (Novel) by Niven, Pournelle & Flynn

Postby Omphalos » Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:34 pm

Ayup. I also thought this one pandered quite a bit too.
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Re: Fallen Angels (Novel) by Niven, Pournelle & Flynn

Postby Serkanner » Sat Aug 14, 2010 4:40 am

I find it utterly ridiculous, whether a decent writer uses fans names or when The Hack does.
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Re: Fallen Angels (Novel) by Niven, Pournelle & Flynn

Postby Freakzilla » Sat Aug 14, 2010 7:20 am

At least you're guaranteed to sell books to the people that are in it, huh?
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