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  1. Werthead

    The Unholy Consult by R. Scott Bakker

    The Aspect-Emperor Book 4: The Unholy Consult
  2. S

    The Unholy Consult by R. Scott Bakker

    The Unholy Consult manuscript is submitted - now with new cover art and sometimes appearing synopsis!
  3. Werthead

    The Great Ordeal by R. Scott Bakker

    The Aspect-Emperor Book 3: The Great Ordeal
  4. S

    R. Scott Bakker's The Second Apocalypse

    Hi all, new here. I couldn't find a general thread that wasn't outdated. Any fans/haters that would be interested in discussing this fantastic series (my opinion might be biased)?
  5. Brian G Turner

    R Scott Bakker - The Darkness that Comes Before

    Any R Scott Bakker fans here? I've just started reading The Darkness that comes before and am finding it difficult to get through. The opening sentence I find completely confusing and nonsensical: "One cannot raise walls against what has been forgotten" Say what? If it's been forgotten, why...
  6. Werthead

    The White Luck Warrior by R. Scott Bakker

    The Aspect-Emperor, Anasurimbor Kellhus, is leading the Great Ordeal into the heart of the Ancient North. Hundreds of thousands of troops and thousands of sorcerers are heading for Golgotterath, the seat of the vile Consult, where they plan to destroy the Ark of the Heavens and obliterate...
  7. Werthead

    The Judging Eye by R. Scott Bakker

    The Aspect-Emperor: Ansurimbor Kellhus, proclaimed by the Inrithi faithful as a living god, who sees the truth written in men's hearts, who wields powers of sorcery beyond those of any other mortal, who was hung on the Circumfix and returned to life once more, and who has revealed to the world a...
  8. Spectrum

    Criticism of R. Scott Bakker's Prince of Nothing

    Hello. I just recently finished The Thousandfold Thought, the last book of R. Scott Bakker's Prince of Nothing series. The series was good, but had a number of flaws that detracted from my enjoyment of it. So I feel the need to make a thread a whine about it. Warning: Will contain story...
  9. Werthead

    R. Scott Bakker Update

    R. Scott Bakker has given a new interview here. He confirms several things: The Aspect-Emperor will indeed be a trilogy, not a duology as previously planned. The Great Ordeal was just a working title. The first two books are currently called The Judging Eye and The Shortest Path. The Judging...
  10. Anomander

    R. Scott Bakker - The Prince of Nothing Series

    Has anyone read any of these books? I'd like to have an opinion, good or evil.
  11. Werthead

    Release info: Martin, Bakker, Erikson, Keyes & Rothfuss

    Locus Online are now postulating a June 2008 release date for A Dance with Dragons (Book 5 of A Song of Ice and Fire) by George RR Martin. Locus only release dates, even tenuous ones, when they get information from the publisher, in this case probably Bantam US (remember that the UK publishers...
  12. Riselka

    R. Scott Bakker

    From another thread: This comment made me so curious that I went out and bought "The Prince of Nothing" trilogy. The synopses on the book covers look quite intriquing, and the quotes by reviewers on the books make them look quite promising - as well as comments here, and reviews on amazon's...
  13. Werthead

    The Great Ordeal by R. Scott Bakker

    The title for the next Three Seas/Second Apocalypse book has been announced by that great bastion of SF&F news, Amazon.co.uk ;) Following on from The Prince of Nothing Trilogy, The Aspect-Emperor (currently planned to be a duology) picks up the story of Achamian, Kellhus, the Dunyain and the...
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    Favorite author among Jordan/Martin/Bakker/Erikson?

    I'm quite new to fantasy literature, been reading mostly technical stuff and wanted something completely different :) I've read Tolkien's books way in the past and was looking for fresh material, I've been recommended these 4 authors but I was curious who would come out on top in a poll. If you...
  15. a|one

    R. Scott Bakker

    I noticed this author is missing from the list and have difficulty comprehending why? I've only just read his first novel; The Darkness that Comes Before, but it brings much to the table. The Dunyain are a concept I've been craving for a very long time, and Bakker does an excellent job. I...
  16. R

    R. Scott Bakker

    I had not heard of this author and a fellow poster, Gollum, recommended his, The Prince of Nothing series and I must say this series is excellent! I would recommend this author to anyone who likes Fantasy with lots of strong characters and subplots. Rahl
  17. Rane Longfox

    Thousandfold Thought synopsis. R Scott Bakker

    Only Shimeh remains. The Padirajah has been slain, and the heathen Fanim have fled in disarray. One final march will bring the Holy War to the City of the Latter Prophet. But so very much has changed... Using godlike insight and ruthless deceit, Anasûrimbor Kellhus has conquered the hearts...
  18. Rane Longfox

    R. Scott Bakker (with interview)

    This guy is great. If you haven't considered reading his stuff, you should do. If you have considered it, get a move on and READ!!! Here's an interview to whet your apetite in the mean time :) http://sfsite.com/10a/sb185.htm He has some very interesting views on modern fantasy in general...
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