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China Miéville Sneak Preview: Uther Doul - Lemuria Press
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lemuriapress
Date: 2006-12-25 01:02
Subject: China Miéville Sneak Preview: Uther Doul
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Did I previously mention that the very next issue of Dragon will feature a 50-or-so-page feature on the world of China Miéville's novels Perdido Street Station, The Scar, and Iron Council written by the_monkey_king? And did I mention that the article will include the first ever-ever publication of maps of Bas Lag, Miéville's engaging fantasy world, provided by the author himself? Did I mention that China worked extensively with us for more than a year to make this thing happen?

No?

How silly of me.

To make up for this shameful omission, I offer you the issue's cover painting featuring Uther Doul and the Possible Sword, painted by the incomparable Ashley Wood:



Dragon #352 hits subscribers in about a month. If you like Miéville's work or even if you simply have a passing interest in superior fantasy literature, you'll definitely want to look for it.
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Joe Selby
User: the_outlaw
Date: 2006-12-25 14:02 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
That's a fantastic issue!
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varianor
User: varianor
Date: 2006-12-25 15:50 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
This is one of the really cool things getting me to reup my Dragon subscription! Thank you, thank you, thank you! :D
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Nick Herold: Controller of Planet X
User: drshoggoth
Date: 2006-12-26 03:47 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Controller of Planet X
I think this makes me as happy as the time I first got published in Dragon. Which is saying a lot.

If the rest of the issue is as pretty as that cover...
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Osito
User: osito71
Date: 2006-12-26 16:51 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
First you make me buy an issue of Dungeon for the re-do of Mud Sorcerer's Tomb, and now this. . . I'm starting to get the feeling you working hard to get me in particular to buy your magazines. . . ;)
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mormonfounder
User: mormonfounder
Date: 2006-12-27 10:13 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Wow. I usually look forward to the next issue of Dragon/Dungeon, but that cover looks absolutely amazing.

(Oh, the content sounds exciting too; but... the cover!!111!!1!)
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User: (Anonymous)
Date: 2007-01-02 21:54 (UTC)
Subject: Bought Perdido Street Station
Well, on your recommendation on ENWorld, I bought the book at Half Price in Saint Louis Park the day after Christams. But, I then lent it to a friend and have not cracked it open yet. I hope to before my next Dragon comes.
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mordicai caeli: engine
User: mordicai
Date: 2010-07-28 02:12 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:engine
Oh man, I missed this but found it just now going google searches for Uther Doul.

...don't mention that to my players.
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