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    Quote Originally Posted by Squire Doodad View Post
    Say, how did we go from talking about Xykon to the depiction of crowns in media to a nonsensical ramble about a fake artifact (which if powered down and made more usable would actually make for a nifty reward item in a dwarf-based campaign arc) to talking about Asimov?
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    I would say that's the dumbest theory Grey Wolf's heard, but, let's be honest: It's Grey Wolf. They've probably heard dumber theories today. Point is, neat idea, but it's a real stretch.
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    Oh, oh! Have you read The Gods themselves? I'd place it second to Bicentennial Man for all the Asimov I've read.

    And the V.AL.I.S. Trilogy by Phil Dick is quite the trip, as well. Though I am unsure if that can still be qualified as Sci-Fi. Anyway, that's where most of my understanding of gnosticism comes from.

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    I rather liked Evidence, from Aasimov's robot series.

    For other sci-fi: if you have not read Ender's Game, do so. The rest of the Ender's novels I would consider optional, but that one is excellent. I also rather liked Ender's Shadow and the other ones set on earth. Also the series of the first formic war Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, Earth Awakens.)

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    I rather liked Evidence, from Aasimov's robot series.

    For other sci-fi: if you have not read Ender's Game, do so. The rest of the Ender's novels I would consider optional, but that one is excellent. I also rather liked Ender's Shadow and the other ones set on earth. Also the series of the first formic war Earth Unaware, Earth Afire, Earth Awakens.)

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