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Match 28: The Winds of Limbo vs The English Assassin

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  • Match 28: The Winds of Limbo vs The English Assassin

    The Winds of Limbo* vs The English Assassin

    *Alternative Title: The Fireclown
    The Winds of Limbo
    The English Assassin

    The poll is expired.

    The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers. And you will know my name is The Lord when I lay my vengeance upon thee.

  • #2
    Jerry's crowning moment vs some fat bloke with big shoes?


    • #3
      TEA is a masterpiece. Simply superb storytelling.
      _"For an eternity Allard was alone in an icy limbo where all the colours were bright and sharp and comfortless.
      _For another eternity Allard swam through seas without end, all green and cool and deep, where distorted creatures drifted, sometimes attacking him.
      _And then, at last, he had reached the real world – the world he had created, where he was God and could create or destroy whatever he wished.
      _He was supremely powerful. He told planets to destroy themselves, and they did. He created suns. Beautiful women flocked to be his. Of all men, he was the mightiest. Of all gods, he was the greatest."


      • #4
        Assassin was my first intro to Jerry C. So no contest really.


        • #5
          The English assassin for its uniqueness!
          "I hate to advocate drugs,alcohol,violence or insanity to anyone,but they've always worked for me"

          Hunter S Thompson


          • #6
            Originally posted by Rothgo View Post
            Jerry's crowning moment vs some fat bloke with big shoes?
            ...but what shoes they are...

            some of these are much easier than others....- English Assassin

            Artists, fortunately, rarely gain political power, though I have sometimes seen WWII as a squabble between two mediocre painters, extended to terrifying proportions.

            Michael Moorcock - from the Introduction to Before Armageddon


            • #7
              This one was the easiest vote so far. JC gets the vote here.
              "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."
              --Contessa Rose von Bek, Blood part 4, chapter 12


              • #8
                Reading the JC books before any of the short stories, this is where you get an idea of just how weird they can get.
                You see, it's... it's no good, Montag. We've all got to be alike. The only way to be happy is for everyone to be made equal.


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