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Old 09-14-17, 02:12 AM   #61
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Ah. I had forgotten those things. And i just posted more about it on WartyOne's FR thread, too. Don't go spoiling him, though.

But thanks for the reminders!


This was in regards to Nuala, and I have to agree with what was said about it not being comparable to slavery. It actually never even crossed my mind when Hob/slave trade came up and Morpheus stated his opinion.


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And a musing I had tonight while flipping through the later parts of Kindly Ones, thinking that Lyta is the mother, Nuala is the maiden, Thessaly is the crone.
They are the ones who kill him, each in their way according to their motivations.


Ahhh.. I see why you desired muchly for me
to read this thread. I think that concept was put together through discussions in my FR. It sort of added up that way after putting together pieces said here and there... over there.

There is certainly some truth in Gaiman exploring his.. eh.. "lack of understanding" of some aspects of the feminine, lolol


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Re: Gaiman's Sandman GD *spoilers after page 1*

Glad to have you joining us, WartyOne! Spoiler tags are utterly unnecessary after the first ten posts, which are al ancient history now.

Congrats on the greatest First-Read thread i've ever read! You raised the bar and altered my perceptions on what was possible from a FR thread. Extremely impressive!

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I've got Dream Hunters, Endless Nights, and Overture.

They've got a nice little Death package with both together and I am down for that as I am madly in love with her.

I'm wary of going any further down the rabbit hole. I don't want to diminish or dilute the greatness of the series.
As far as i know, what you have, plus the Death books and the original run, is everything NG wrote in the Sand-i-'verse. The stuff that other people wrote is generally little better than fan fic. Some of it was okay, and i'm sure that there are people who eat up every little crumb they can find, but in my opinion, you have more than enough; you could skip Dream Hunters and never notice it, but since you have it, i think you'll enjoy it, especially the meal cooked by the Japanese master chef.
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