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  •  I'm really not afraid of gore (1+ / 0-)
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    tommymet

    written or on film, in fact I'm an action movie junky. I think I will read them. Elebenty billion people can't be all wrong :)

    "The scientific nature of the ordinary man is to go on out and do the best you can." John Prine

    by high uintas on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 08:16:22 PM PDT

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    •  It's not the gore so much as the damage (4+ / 0-)

      There are scenes in the books - and readers, you know one of them I'm thinking of - where I could barely stand to read - if there were a way to read while hiding my eyes, as I  would do in a scary movie, I would have done it.  George is not kind to his characters - and the damage is very disturbing to contemplate.  Which I guess means pretty good writing.

      •  I was hooked on them (0+ / 0-)

        long ago, when he actually started the series...:)  I reread them each time a new one came out--and then I stopped because I swear, I've read that one scene as many times as I can bear in one lifetime.  If he ever finishes, maybe I'll read them one last time--but I don't know if I'm strong enough.

        I think "if there were a way to read while hiding my eyes" describes that scene perfectly.

        "Teachers are the enemies of ignorance. If the teachers win, Rush and his allies lose." Stolen from Sidnora, 12/15/12 with thanks!

        by kmoore61 on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 07:37:51 AM PDT

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      •  Are you referring to the wedding? (0+ / 0-)

        I don't get mad. I get stabby!" - Fat Tony D'Amico

        by sizzzzlerz on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 10:11:03 AM PDT

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