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Old 10-25-2012, 03:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Terez View Post
Dom—That reminds me of something that bothered me in the prologue that I never mentioned. Androl thinking about how clever Emarin was with insults. If your characters are being clever with insults, you don't have to insult the intelligence of your readers by saying so, nor do you have to diminish the maturity of your character by having him say so.

TT—I doubt it. I think Logain sent them both in to inspect, like Rand did with Naeff, one by one.
This is what my friends and I call the Dune effect.


If you were making fun of Dune, it is basically the same thing.

Paul - "I know Gurney I'm sitting with my back to the door... I heard you, Dr Yueh and Gurney coming down the hallway"
Thuffir - "Those sounds could be IMMITATED"
Paul - "I'd know the difference..."
Thuffir - yesss maybe he would have
Paul - yes I would have
Thuffir - Yes... yes he would have

The one line of italics is what RJ would write. The next two is what Brandon adds.