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Match 70 Mother London vs The Warlord of the Air

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  • #16
    ML. I like Bastable, but ML is just an amazing tome.
    Kevin McCabe
    The future is there, looking back at us. Trying to make sense of the fiction we will have become. William Gibson

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    • #17
      Again, no contest in terms of literary ambition, depth, characterisation, and many other aspects, so it's gotta be ML.

      I've missed this for a couple of weeks - what happened to Gloriana this year?! Just shows how things change, chaos is constant...
      \"Killing me won\'t bring back your apples!\"

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      • #18
        Glory came up against Warlord of the Air and lost a close-fought match in Round 2, zakt. Came as a bit of a surprise after last year!
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        • #19
          Originally posted by johneffay View Post
          No contest.

          Are you listening J-Sun? I said no contest!
          I think I agree....
          This sucks, as these are my two favorite MM books. It`s like having to vote which of your kids you love the most.

          ML is the superior book. It`s a more sophisticated style, and it deserves to win.

          That said, I voted for Warlord. While I think ML could and should win any and every year it runs, I think Bastable will get far fewer chances at the title, so I`d love to see him get it just once. So yeah, despite the fact that ML should win, I want to see Warlord win.
          "Self-discipline and self-knowledge are the key. An individual becomes a unique universe, able to move at will through all the scales of the multiverse - potentially able to control the immediate reality of every scale, every encountered environment."
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          • #20
            Originally posted by J-Sun View Post
            That said, I voted for Warlord.

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            • #21
              The resilience of Bastible is remarkable! I thought this would be a push-over, but apparently not.

              Bastible has picked up a lot more votes in the last 48hrs: with only a day left to go, can ML hold out?

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