Dragaera, France, and Firefly

Sun Jan 15 20:17:10 PST 2006

Read Leo Tolstoy's book on the Russian Revolution. It is even more similar.

On 1/15/06, Noah Stacy <nstacy at cinci.rr.com> wrote:
> Two questions folks, and apologies if either of them have been recently
> addressed on the list--it's been way too busy for me to keep up with,
> and topic drift has made subject lines not much use.
> On topic first: Am I wrong in thinking that Dragaera, especially
> pre-interregnum, seems to share a lot of traits with France just before
> 1789? The thought has passed my mind before, but it particularly struck
> me recently while reading a book on the Revolution that included a
> brief description of the situation just beforehand--with wildly varying
> systems of measurement, laws, internal tariffs and customs, and so on,
> throughout the kingdom.
> Less on topic: Any word on Steve's Firefly/Serenity novel lately? I
> recently read a bit of an interview in which Whedon basically said that
> he was done with the franchise... but hey, novels could fly, maybe?
> Surely they don't take as much money to produce as a series or film.
> Thanks all! Back to your regularly scheduled rampant speculation. :)
> N.
> "No man - the point is making a nice comfy home, getting a whole bunch
> of weed together with your friends, and eating your face off. THAT is
> hobbit heaven." -- faethe, fark.com