FIREFLY EPISODE DISCUSSIONS

Firefly: Before the Forge, a fan-novel by Kevin Bell

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Monday, March 5, 2012 3:12 AM

TWO

The Joss Whedon script for Serenity, where Wash lives, is Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/folder/1uwh75oa407q8/Firefly


Kevin Bell writes, “To date I have completed the first two novels in this planned cycle. Firefly: Old Habits and Firefly: Before the Forge are available here for you to read in their entirety. Work is progressing on Firefly: Into the Fire, with new chapters being added as soon as they are completed.”

Download the novels at www.harriersandheroes.ca/projects.htm

“I’m still waiting to find a contact inside FOX Studios that thinks there is some merit to having a series of Firefly/Serenity novels published, but that hasn’t stopped me from continuing the work I started on the saga I am writing.” - Kevin Bell, 5 December 2010, Author's Note from Firefly: Before the Forge

Bell writes in his blog, 22 February 2012: “For now, there are still two-and-a-half Firefly novels here for you all to enjoy, as well as several other works in various stages of completion. Remember, Rome wasn't built in a day!”



FIREFLY: OLD HABITS - completed 1 December 2009
Direct download the novel at www.harriersandheroes.ca/Firefly/Old%20Habits/Firefly.Old%20Habits.com
plete%20novel.edt.pdf

Synopsis:
The Miranda signal has been sent. The biggest, darkest secret of the Alliance is out. Now what?

For Captain Malcolm Reynolds and the crew of the Firefly transport Serenity, it’s back to life as normal. Well, as close to normal as one can get. That means taking jobs wherever they might be found, even on the ragged edges of the civilized systems.

When a rogue colonel from a war long lost suddenly appears in their path, Serenity and her crew are quickly caught up in a whirlwind of old grudges, unsettled scores, misdirection and betrayal. As events begin to spiral out of control, Mal and his people find themselves in familiar territory once more: on the wrong side of the Alliance lawmakers.

With the colonel’s final desperate plan at last revealed, it’s up to Mal and Inara, Jayne and Kaylee, and Simon and River to rescue Zoë before all Hell breaks loose, and the ‘Verse is plunged into total chaos once more!


FIREFLY: BEFORE THE FORGE - completed 5 December 2010
Direct download the novel at www.harriersandheroes.ca/Firefly/Before%20the%20Forge/Before%20the%20F
orge.full%20novel.edt.pdf

Synopsis:
On the distant world of Shadow, in the far reaches of the Georgia System, a young boy is born. He is a child of Fate, one whose own nature will be tried and tested, shaped and moulded by the events that surround him.

Over time he will form bonds of kinship and loyalty with family and friends alike, bonds that will strengthen and grow as he does. He will come to know of love and of loss, and of the high cost of freedom that every living soul must pay.

Yet even as the boy grows into a man, a darkness approaches. It brings with it a future full of uncertainty, and the prospect of total destruction of all that he knows. It brings with it the threat of an all-consuming War that will divide the universe in two, or bring it to an end.

As the faces and friends with whom he has grown up begin to choose sides, the young man named Malcolm Reynolds must make his own decision — whether to allow his freedoms to be overruled by a government he has never supported, or to fight for all that he holds so very dear and true to his own heart.


FIREFLY: INTO THE FIRE - work in progress, with 16 chapter as of 5 March 2012
Download at www.harriersandheroes.ca/projects.htm
Synopsis:
Parliament has been saved. The Alliance is secure once again, due in no small part to the efforts of the seven crew members of the Firefly-class mid-bulk transport named Serenity. But what thanks do they get for risking themselves to avert disaster? A bounty placed upon their heads that is so large that it brings the most dangerous hunters in the whole wide ‘Verse out to find them.

In the aftermath of an abortive siege to capture himself and his crew, Malcolm Reynolds takes flight once more. This time, though, he and his shipmates are running for their lives. They are running to find someplace to hide, someplace that is off the Alliance maps and charts, where they can regroup and recover from their ordeal while they make every effort to find out who is behind this latest scheme to bring them all to justice.

Finding sanctuary with an old and dear friend, Mal reflects upon his life, and upon the events that have brought him to where he is now. He recalls the family he once knew, and the friends he once had. He remembers, too, the War that claimed them, and that took the innocence from his soul, leaving him the hardened, jaded man he is now.

But he remembers, too, the love and the friendship that saw him through those darkest of days. And as the noose begins to tighten around them all, it may be those very memories that keep him and his crew together when it seems that they will be shattered and driven apart.

And it may be those very same memories that remind him of what is most valuable in this life: not riches nor fortune, but the bonds of family and loyalty that, once made, can never be broken.

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Monday, March 5, 2012 5:18 AM

BYTEMITE


Aw. I'd love to have some Firefly novels, but... Has the author talked with Joss? I mean even George Lucas had some amount of interaction with writers in the Star Wars EU. Only a miniscule amount, and he mostly overrode a lot of what they'd written, but still, some.

When we're talking about Mal's actual backstory and after the movie stuff that appears to tie into the bigger myth arc, we gotta have some Joss advice.

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Monday, March 5, 2012 9:51 AM

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The Joss Whedon script for Serenity, where Wash lives, is Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/folder/1uwh75oa407q8/Firefly


Quote:

Originally posted by Bytemite:
Has the author talked with Joss? . . . When we're talking about Mal's actual backstory and after the movie stuff that appears to tie into the bigger myth arc, we gotta have some Joss advice.

The free advice Joss has is here: http://dannystack.blogspot.com/2009/01/joss-whedons-top-10-writing-tip
s.html


FOX is not interested in Kevin Bell's books. Joss is unavailable. That's the way it is.

Kevin Bell blogged last night at 10:55 PM that: “When I started Book Three, Into the Fire, I had every intention of focusing on that work until the story arc was completed. Then came the hammerblow from FOX that said "Sorry, but we're not interested in allowing you to publish these books." Sort of took the wind out of my sails, I have to admit.” - www.harriersandheroes.ca/apps/blog/entries/show/12896772-firefly-into-
the-fire-chapter-16-finally
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The Joss Whedon script for "Serenity," where Wash lives, is
Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/two

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Monday, March 5, 2012 2:05 PM

MOOSE


Quote:

Originally posted by Bytemite:


When we're talking about Mal's actual backstory and after the movie stuff that appears to tie into the bigger myth arc, we gotta have some Joss advice.



I'll read them.

This story is going on 10yrs old.
We've gotten half a TV season, a movie, and a smattering of comic books.

I want more.
If Joss wants to continue telling the story of his 'Verse, I'll listen...but he isn't right now.

So, I'll take what I can get.

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Monday, March 5, 2012 3:41 PM

STILLFLYIN2


Quote:

Originally posted by Moose:
I'll read them.

This story is going on 10yrs old.
We've gotten half a TV season, a movie, and a smattering of comic books.

I want more.
If Joss wants to continue telling the story of his 'Verse, I'll listen...but he isn't right now.

So, I'll take what I can get.



Agree!

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 9:59 AM

PIZMOBEACH

... fully loaded, safety off...


Quote:

Originally posted by two:
Then came the hammerblow from FOX that said "Sorry, but we're not interested in allowing you to publish these books." Sort of took the wind out of my sails, I have to admit.”



Do they have people sitting at computers searching out anything to do with Firefly 24-7-365? And can I be a little encouraged by that if they do?

Scifi movie music + Firefly dialogue clips, 24 hours a day - http://www.scifiradio.com

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 10:02 AM

STORYMARK


Quote:

Originally posted by pizmobeach:

Do they have people sitting at computers searching out anything to do with Firefly 24-7-365? And can I be a little encouraged by that if they do?



The ones he completed are online and linked above. Fox just doesn't want to publish them, or let him publish them otherwise (which legally, they're required to do unless they DO want to publish it themselves.)

"Goram it kid, let's frak this thing and go home! Engage!"

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 10:11 AM

PIZMOBEACH

... fully loaded, safety off...


Quote:

Originally posted by Storymark:
Quote:

Originally posted by pizmobeach:

Do they have people sitting at computers searching out anything to do with Firefly 24-7-365? And can I be a little encouraged by that if they do?



The ones he completed are online and linked above. Fox just doesn't want to publish them, or let him publish them otherwise (which legally, they're required to do unless they DO want to publish it themselves.)



Right, totally get that - just imaging they have better things, bigger shows in their catalogue to guard, it's been 10 years after all and even as a fan I'd never heard of this guy's works until this thread.

Scifi movie music + Firefly dialogue clips, 24 hours a day - http://www.scifiradio.com

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 10:18 AM

BYTEMITE


It'll probably be pretty well written fanfiction. He doesn't seem to be approaching any of the plot lines we know Joss has in mind, though that doesn't rule out his stories I guess.

Though I do have to question the summary for Before the Forge a little. Child of Fate?

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 10:18 AM

STORYMARK


The way copyright law works is that if you don't defend the copyright, you can loose it. And publishing means money.

They're not scouring the net for people using the characters for fan-fic. But selling an unauthorized novel featuring copyrighted characters is a big deal.

"Goram it kid, let's frak this thing and go home! Engage!"

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 12:08 PM

TWO

The Joss Whedon script for Serenity, where Wash lives, is Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/folder/1uwh75oa407q8/Firefly


Quote:

Originally posted by pizmobeach:
Do they have people sitting at computers searching out anything to do with Firefly 24-7-365? And can I be a little encouraged by that if they do?

Kevin Bell was seeking permission from FOX: “I’m still waiting to find a contact inside FOX Studios that thinks there is some merit to having a series of Firefly/Serenity novels published, but that hasn’t stopped me from continuing the work I started on the saga I am writing.” - Kevin Bell, 5 December 2010, Author's Note from Firefly: Before the Forge

When FOX finally took notice, their answer was NO!

I will speculate that there is only one official novel, Serenity by Keith R. R. DeCandido, because Joss, FOX, and Universal don't want to pay for another to be written. Nothing has changed in years, going by the example of author Steven Brust.

About Brust's novel, Serenity Verse wrote in 2008 http://serenityverse.com/firefly/download-my-own-kind-of-freedom-a-fir
ely-novel-by-steven-brust
/
“Author Steven Brust wrote an entire Firefly novel, taking place between the series and the movie. The intent was publication, but since at this point no Firefly or Serenity novels are being given the go-ahead, Brust decided to release his book for free online as fan fiction. It’s a generous move – thanks Steven!”

The book can be downloaded at Brust’s website here: http://dreamcafe.com/firefly.html

The Joss Whedon script for "Serenity," where Wash lives, is
Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/two

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 6:52 PM

GREENKA61


Quote:

Originally posted by StillFlyin2:
Quote:

Originally posted by Moose:
I'll read them.

This story is going on 10yrs old.
We've gotten half a TV season, a movie, and a smattering of comic books.

I want more.
If Joss wants to continue telling the story of his 'Verse, I'll listen...but he isn't right now.

So, I'll take what I can get.



Agree!



Me too! And I appreciate the story not being divided up into a zillion little chapters. I like one long read!

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 5:29 AM

ZEEK


Can we get some sort of fanfic tag to put in titles like this? I keep seeing stuff like "Firefly webseries" oh wait it's just some fanfic oh oh a Firefly novel oh wait more fanfic. Something to indicate it's not official work would be nice.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 6:29 AM

STORYMARK


Quote:

Originally posted by Zeek:
Can we get some sort of fanfic tag to put in titles like this? I keep seeing stuff like "Firefly webseries" oh wait it's just some fanfic oh oh a Firefly novel oh wait more fanfic. Something to indicate it's not official work would be nice.



I just assume that if something legit was happening, it would be all over the movie/sci-fi sites. If I heard about it here first, I know its fan-fic or the like.

"Goram it kid, let's frak this thing and go home! Engage!"

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 7:30 AM

TWO

The Joss Whedon script for Serenity, where Wash lives, is Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/folder/1uwh75oa407q8/Firefly


Quote:

Originally posted by Zeek:
Can we get some sort of fanfic tag to put in titles like this? I keep seeing stuff like "Firefly webseries" oh wait it's just some fanfic oh oh a Firefly novel oh wait more fanfic. Something to indicate it's not official work would be nice.

I see your point of view and changed the title to "fan-novel". Originally I was thinking, Why bother tagging official Firefly novels when there aren't any?

Everything is fan produced and will be until Joss Whedon gets over his emotionally shattering experience with Firefly. Only time can heal Joss. (Canceling Buffy and Angel wasn't a big deal, that's why the comics keep coming every month. Can't stop the slayer's signal.)

But if we give Joss more money by purchasing a 2nd copy of his older Firefly comics, he might heal faster, you know, when he can afford a spiritual retreat on the beach in Malibu where he contemplates eternity and dictates a chapter for a Firefly graphic-novel when the mood hits. Beautiful Pacific ocean sunsets can inspire Joss' creativity on the weekends.

The Joss Whedon script for "Serenity," where Wash lives, is
Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/two

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 12:12 PM

ZEEK


Quote:

Originally posted by Storymark:
I just assume that if something legit was happening, it would be all over the movie/sci-fi sites. If I heard about it here first, I know its fan-fic or the like.


I haven't heard about the free comic day comic anywhere but here. I don't think Firefly stuff gets the same buzz at this point. Especially not a novel. I don't think that would get much media hype. I pretty much expect Firefly/Serenity news to break here unless it's a TV show or movie.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 4:24 PM

CENTURY22


Thanks Kevin. I wish I could write.

Why would I want to leave Serenity?

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 5:01 PM

HARRIER45


I'm not sure who you are, Two, but I offer my heartfelt thanks for bringing all of these fine people to my website! Harriersandheroes.ca hasn't seen this much traffic in one day since . . . well, ever!

To put a few of the comments here in perspective:

Yes, I did make a long an grueling effort to contact Joss Whedon to gauge his interest in seeing my first novel, Old Habits, put to print. After many months of chasing false leads, I finally managed to get through to Creative Artists, the talent agency used by Joss. They advised that Joss was not available for direct contact, and that he no longer held the rights to Firefly or Serenity. Those rights had been sold to FOX and to Universal, respectively.

And so I began to chase down those two studios. After nearly a year (by which time Old Habits was complete, and Book Two, entitled Before the Forge was underway), I received a letter from Universal saying that they were no longer in possession of any licensing for the Firefly/Serenity product. They advised that all licensing was now being held by FOX alone, and that I should contact FOX for any possible interest in publishing my works.

So, off to FOX I went. I finally made contact with Ms Janie Friedman, head of Marketing and Publishing at FOX, but alas Ms Friedman informed me that her company was not interested in releasing any further licensing of the Firefly/Serenity franchise. She also advised that licensing on FOX merchandise was never sold to any individual, but only to a company or a corporation that could guarantee a 5-figure return on the initial $10,000.00 investment.

Ms Friedman suggested that I contact current license holders to determine if they would be interested in picking up on my novels. This led me to Dark Horse Comics, who insisted that their agreement with FOX forbid them from adding any new titles or authors to their license. It also led me to Titan Books, who have published companions to the television series and the motion picture, but alas I never received any response from this source.

This entire process has been detailed on my website, and in the Author's Notes of each one of my books, which is why I created Harriers&Heroes.ca in the first place.

So now I write for myself, and for all of the Browncoats out there who believe that the Firefly should remain lit, and that the signal is still being broadcast loud and clear.

To those of you who have visited my site -- either in the last few days, or any time before -- I say "Welcome! Stay a while and take a good look around!" There's more there than just Firefly, and there is much, much more that I am working on, sometimes a little bit at once. Feel free to post your opinions, suggestions or observations in the Forums on that site.

My Firefly books may never hit store shelves, but they are available for all of you to enjoy, free of charge. And what's better than free?

Firefly remains a labour of love for me. Perhaps some day The Man himself will stumble upon them, and maybe, just maybe, he'll find merit enough to want to get involved in seeing them brought out into the open.

Kevin Bell
harrier45@harriersandheroes.ca

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 5:40 AM

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The Joss Whedon script for Serenity, where Wash lives, is Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/folder/1uwh75oa407q8/Firefly


Quote:

Originally posted by Harrier45:
I finally managed to get through to Creative Artists, the talent agency used by Joss. They advised that Joss was not available for direct contact, and that he no longer held the rights to Firefly or Serenity. Those rights had been sold to FOX and to Universal, respectively.

Reinterpreted in the least sympathetic way -- Joss Whedon sold us out. If asked, he'd shrug and say, "That's Hollywood; it's always been about money. Two, are you some kind of crazy Browncoat idealist who has forgotten what made Hollywood great? It's greed! Always go for biggest, most expensive project you can swing. That's why I off-loaded Serenity comics onto my brother, because his dick isn't as big as mine. Please excuse me for the sexism, that's how we talk in Hollywood."
Quote:

Originally posted by Harrier45:
I finally made contact with Ms Janie Friedman, head of Marketing and Publishing at FOX, but alas Ms Friedman informed me that her company was not interested in releasing any further licensing of the Firefly/Serenity franchise. . . . Ms Friedman suggested that I contact current license holders to determine if they would be interested in picking up on my novels. This led me to Dark Horse Comics, who insisted that their agreement with FOX forbid them from adding any new titles or authors to their license.

This is a classic bureaucratic run-around - the exercise of power without the moderating influence of an ethical structure. Exactly what I'd expect from FOX.

The Joss Whedon script for "Serenity," where Wash lives, is
Serenity-190pages.pdf at www.mediafire.com/two

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 6:00 AM

BYTEMITE


Hmm. Okay, thanks for clarifying. I actually thought Joss did have IP rights to it because it wasn't for hire work, perhaps I was wrong, or don't understand the process well.

I'd actually love to see the myth arc explored in novel form. The comic books are fun, but novels are elegant and feel somehow more serious and legitimate to me.

In the mean time, nothing wrong with "what if" stories. I hope I didn't give the wrong impression in my previous posts. I mean no offense when I say fanfic, I like fanfic.

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 6:19 AM

STORYMARK


Quote:

Originally posted by Zeek:
I haven't heard about the free comic day comic anywhere but here.



Good point. I had heard of it elsewhere, but just breifly.

"Goram it kid, let's frak this thing and go home! Engage!"

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 6:23 AM

STORYMARK


Quote:

Originally posted by Bytemite:
Hmm. Okay, thanks for clarifying. I actually thought Joss did have IP rights to it because it wasn't for hire work, perhaps I was wrong, or don't understand the process well.



TV is always work for hire (perhaps not those specific legal terms, but the intent is the same). I can't think of a single Network show in decades that was creator-owned. Just doesn't happen. The rights will always lie with those who put up the cash.

Once Fox let Lucas keep the Star Wars rights, and then watched him make billions of the marketing - no one will even risk not locking down the rights.

"Goram it kid, let's frak this thing and go home! Engage!"

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 6:31 AM

M52NICKERSON

DALEK!


I don't see anything wrong with calling them fan fiction. Ultimately that is what they are. That's not a dismissal by any means.

I read the first chapter of Old Habits and I enjoyed it for the most part. From the description of the books it seems that the story is going to have our beloved crew once again embroiled in major happenings of the Verse. I don't know how I feel about that. One of the things I liked about Firefly is that it was not about these hugely important events but more about a single crew's day to day struggles. I could understand the movie going "big" because it was sort of a last hurrah. I will however keep reading and see how it plays out.


I do not fear God, I fear the ignorance of man.

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 1:09 PM

EBFIDDLER


Well, this explains a lot.

First of all, to Kevin: congratulations on the good work. Hadn't heard of your efforts before this post, but I'm one of the people who has been hitting your website since, and what I've read so far, I've enjoyed.

Chasing down copyrights and licensing is a big deal in any creative effort, and Kevin deserves a lot of credit for giving it the effort.

It seems to me that the hang-up here is more a matter of scale than anything else. It’s not Joss selling out: it appears his hands are tied. And, much as we all love to hate Fox for pulling the plug on our favorite show, I don’t see maliciousness so much as just budgetary mismatch as the big hang-up here.

To garner the interest of an entity such as Fox (and I would not expect any other network to behave much differently), the property in question has to match their scale. I don’t really know the industry well enough to come up with accurate budget estimates, but based upon what I’ve read, I guess a show like Firefly costs something in the low 7-figures to produce per episode, so that’s the kind of outlay entities like Fox are looking for a return on. That’s their scale. And again, I don’t know what kind of budgets book publishers work with, but I imagine it’s vastly different, especially as most published books are not best-sellers. I’m a creative arts professional, but I play in a MUCH smaller sandbox than these folks. In my world (independently-produced music CD’s) your budget is five figures, and when you make a five-figure return on your investment, you think, “Gosh, that was a rip-roaring success!” Stuff like that is just not worth the time and effort for a company that deals with 7-figure budgets times number of episodes times number of seasons. So even though there’s a devoted audience for printed Firefly fiction (I would most likely buy any Firefly novel that was printed, just as I’ve bought all the Companion books and comics) I doubt it amounts to more than a minor blip for the entities that control the copyright. Someone within Fox would have to have the vision to imagine that Firefly could be as big a cash cow for Fox as Star Trek was (is) for its owners – and only then, I imagine, would the licensing be forthcoming.

My dream is that someone on the inside decides to care enough to pursue this, and licenses all the better works of fanfiction and novels written on spec for the larger Firefly fandom to enjoy. Meanwhile, I turn to the Blue Sun Room to meet my voracious desire for more Firefly.

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Thursday, March 8, 2012 2:28 PM

PLATONIST


Hi Kevin, I've enjoyed what I've read so far also, mainly "Old Habits" it's addicting.


Obviously, some inconsistencies with canon, considering the Zoe reveal at the end of "Float Out" but all and all a fine read with solid characterizations and engaging plot lines, and I absolutely love the voice you've given Inara, a rare occurrence in this fandom... and Mal, oh, poor Mal, he wants to protect Inara from himself and at the same time resolve to tell her how he truly feels, but he keeps getting interrupted...like I said thought provoking and engaging:)

Thanks for writing and sharing.

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Sunday, March 18, 2012 2:23 AM

HARRIER45


Quote:

Originally posted by m52nickerson:

I read the first chapter of Old Habits and I enjoyed it for the most part. From the description of the books it seems that the story is going to have our beloved crew once again embroiled in major happenings of the Verse. I don't know how I feel about that. One of the things I liked about Firefly is that it was not about these hugely important events but more about a single crew's day to day struggles. I could understand the movie going "big" because it was sort of a last hurrah. I will however keep reading and see how it plays out.



To M52NICKESON: Keep in mind that I'm writing these books by the seat of my pants. I don't have any privy information to the story arcs Joss Whedon had in mind when he created Firefly, only the hints and clues that he dropped throughout the series and in the motion picture to guide me. The comic books that have been released under the Serenity banner may be considered canon, but they do not convey many of the back stories, or answer the mysteries Joss left us with when his series was so suddenly cancelled. This is one of the reasons that I created the Survey page, and that I continue to provide these blogs throughout the development of my books so that I can receive and consider feedback or suggestions such as your own to incorporate into my work. You are right, Firefly was originally about a small crew and their day-to-day struggles to exist within the larger 'Verse. But the motion picture Serenity set certain events in motion that I have elected to take hold of and run with in order to produce a story arc that is both true to the series and film as well as complimentary to the tale Joss has told thus far. Don't worry, I'm not planning on having Mal run for Chairman of Parliament any time soon! But even the smallest man can find himself embroiled in the biggest events of his time, despite a vested interest to steer clear of that involvement.


I'm hoping that by the end of Into the Fire I will have wrapped up the majority of the main arc of this plotline. I'm also hoping that besides shedding a little light on the background of our favourite Captain Tightpants himself, I might have opened the door to do some similiar histories on some of the rest of the crew. If you take a look at the cover of my planned fourth book in the Firefly series, entitled Tricks of the Trade, I think you'll have a good guess where the next tale is headed. I've been keeping your suggestion in mind, M52NICKELSON. I'm hoping that Tricks of the Trade can get back to the smaller, more intimate settings of the TV series, and away from the grander scale of the Big Damned Movie!

Kevin Bell
harrier45@harriersandheroes.ca

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Thursday, March 29, 2012 2:32 PM

M52NICKERSON

DALEK!


You're all fly by the seat of our pants. Personally I don't care about the comics or really what story arcs Joss had planned. I simply liked that for the most part Firefly was not a story about the big players in that universe. I can see why you would move your stories the way you did after the movie. I just don't know if that arc is my cup of tea. I hope you realize that is not meant as an insult or a knock on your works. You simply can't please everyone, nor should you try. If your happy with them that is the most important thing.

I do not fear God, I fear the ignorance of man.

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