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Posted 22 September 2015 - 07:13 PM

Here is a link to the Jim Butcher AMA on Reddit!.



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Posted 22 September 2015 - 07:46 PM

Jim is still actively answering questions right now.
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Posted 22 September 2015 - 09:00 PM

Here's the working link: https://www.reddit.c...sden_files_and/
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 02:53 PM

Someone mentioned a piece of artwork featuring Molly Carpenter from "Mirror Mirror". I found it here, by Lee Moyer. Dude is pretty good:

http://www.leemoyer....7210f#h6b37210f
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 03:27 PM

Some interesting tidbits from the AMA:


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Mirror universe Harry is different by one choice. One. And everything else just follows after that.



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Ebenezer's enemies got to his wife. That is, ultimately, why he hid his daughter and had little to do with her until she was grown and had shown that she had power. And, ultimately, why she wound up being a wild child and rebel and getting into a world of trouble.



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Drakul wasn't a scion of anything! He was something entirely unhuman that got trapped in human form. Dracula was his half-human child, who naturally had enormous paternal issues, and wound up creating himself as the first Black Court Vampire in an effort to win his father's approval.

It didn't work out so well.




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But here's the key thing about people of power in the Dresden universe (and in the real world): the truly dangerous folks do not advertise. Not ever. They have no need to show off, and constantly displaying how scary they are would be counter to their own interests. You generally only find out that that little old lady is a spooky-bizarro master of wing-chun when you actually break into her house and try to hurt her granddaughter. Or that the quiet little guy with the receding hairline and glasses is a former Navy Seal when you grab his wife and try to drag her into an alley.

All the senior wizards have got something up their sleeve, and every single one of them is hiding it from all the others. If they don't know about it, they can't plan for it, and the "knowledge is power" wizard crowd is all about planning for things.

But we are coming up on the time when people are going to have their backs to the wall and we're going to start seeing what they've got. And I've been looking forward to writing it for nearly twenty years. >:p



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6.) Is Nic older than Mab?

Answer: He is.




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Super hard to make a Warden sword. You need a person who is capable of both highly powerful and extremely complex and subtle magic who is /also/ a swordsmith, able to take the weapon from ore to finished product with his or her own hands. That is a rare confluence of talent, especially since most of the people who have the first two don't really have the time to come up with the third, or to spend their time in the forge making such swords happen.

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I kinda love it when D'rek unleashes her nerd wrath, as I knew she would here. Sorry innocent bystanders, but someone's gotta be the kindling.
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 04:22 PM

View PostTsundoku, on 23 September 2015 - 02:53 PM, said:

Someone mentioned a piece of artwork featuring Molly Carpenter from "Mirror Mirror". I found it here, by Lee Moyer. Dude is pretty good:

http://www.leemoyer....7210f#h6b37210f


I have the calendar that was created for. It's pretty cool. Sidenote: the model for the piece was Jim's webmistress Priscellie.
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 05:08 PM

This AMA showed me how totally tuned out I have been form the Dresdenverse.I can't even make sense of half the stuff. I will do a series reread when the new book comes out.

What is Mirror Mirror? I thought next book was 'Peace Talks'

Who was Ramirez again?

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Posted 23 September 2015 - 06:02 PM

Ramirez was the southern Latino warden who teamed up with Harry a few times.

Very slick, not that a strong a player in comparison to the big players, but capable.
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 06:05 PM

View Postamphibian, on 23 September 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

Ramirez was the southern Latino warden who teamed up with Harry a few times.

Very slick, not that a strong a player in comparison to the big players, but capable.


Oh yeah...
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 07:10 PM

Ramirez not only went into the Raith Deeps with Harry in White Night, he was the third person to hang out with Sue, along with Harry and Butters.
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 07:37 PM

View PostAndorion, on 23 September 2015 - 05:08 PM, said:

What is Mirror Mirror? I thought next book was 'Peace Talks'

MM is the book after PT. (This is the first I'd heard of it, too.)
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 08:13 PM

View PostAndorion, on 23 September 2015 - 06:05 PM, said:

View Postamphibian, on 23 September 2015 - 06:02 PM, said:

Ramirez was the southern Latino warden who teamed up with Harry a few times.

Very slick, not that a strong a player in comparison to the big players, but capable.


Oh yeah...
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No, that was... iirc 'Wild Bill', who showed up again in the WAR CRY GN..
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 08:49 PM

I think Ram's 1st appearance was in bk 9 White Night? At least it was his 1st action appearance, he may have been mentioned before 9.
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 09:20 PM

View PostD, on 23 September 2015 - 03:27 PM, said:




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Mirror universe Harry is different by one choice. One. And everything else just follows after that.








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Posted 23 September 2015 - 09:55 PM

View PostSlow Ben, on 23 September 2015 - 09:20 PM, said:

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Mirror universe Harry is different by one choice. One. And everything else just follows after that.








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Posted 23 September 2015 - 09:59 PM

View PostBriar King, on 23 September 2015 - 08:49 PM, said:

I think Ram's 1st appearance was in bk 9 White Night? At least it was his 1st action appearance, he may have been mentioned before 9.


Book 7, Dead Beat. He had an active role during the end parts.

The series needs more Ramirez.
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Posted 23 September 2015 - 11:37 PM

View PostEnd of Disc One, on 23 September 2015 - 09:59 PM, said:

View PostBriar King, on 23 September 2015 - 08:49 PM, said:

I think Ram's 1st appearance was in bk 9 White Night? At least it was his 1st action appearance, he may have been mentioned before 9.


Book 7, Dead Beat. He had an active role during the end parts.

The series needs more Ramirez.


Oh. I was thinking the New Mexico sequence was introduction.
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Posted 24 September 2015 - 01:49 AM

If we are talking choices (keep in mind this is coming from somebody who has apparently developed Dresden amnesia) what about the time
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Posted 24 September 2015 - 02:04 AM

I kinda don't like having this info from him! Lol now I want it and we still won't even have bk 16 till early next yr thanks to Cinder 1.
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