Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Old and New: Fledgling

I've sorta read Sharon Lee and Steve Miller's Fledgling (Liaden Universe) twice; once as they posted it on the Internet in a story bowl format, and now in published form. It's the story of a pilot's growth from clumsy duckling to super-reflexes swan, with scholarly intrigue and mysterious Liadan meetings thrown in for laughs. It was interesting comparing the book with my memory of the first draft, and seeing where ideas that evidently came along later were worked into the start, and how the main changes came at the end, which had more action-packed-action than I remembered. B

(Very short post, because I am driving to my vacation.)

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