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Comment author: anyareine 10 February 2011 07:26:03AM *  2 points [-]

Nathan is a very likeable person/vampire. He's my new favourite character. Like to know more about him. :)

Comment author: Giriath 09 February 2011 04:35:08PM *  1 point [-]

All that Bella-for-Queen! talk in the latest chapters again made me wonder how the state of vampire society and its influence on human society will be handled after the inevitable fall of Volturi rule. I don't think Bella as she is now is most equipped to realize any ambitions, be it on the planning stage or in practice. She is perhaps most ambitious though, although I would argue how healthy they are, for both vampire and human society.

I think it would be very interesting if Alicorn didn't stop with the fall of the Volturi and instead continued with the story until Bella's ambitions are realized, or the societies of Earth are relatively stable (and human society is currently doing a good job at eliminating life on the planet...).

Vampires are far from eternal, and have a lot of self-interest in the survival of humanity, even if they can permanently survive on the blood of other creatures. A certain amount of population of either humans or vampires is needed to achieve goals such as harnessing solar energy to create matter, or interstellar travel. Both or either of which will be necessary to avoid extinction when the Sun dies, and to have access to more resources than the Earth can provide.

If the Big Bang is a pulsating phenomena, I wonder if it's possible to alter it or outright stop its cycle. I imagine such a task would require massive amounts of resources applied by incredible technology, and would probably be the result of much of the universe's sentient beings' cooperation. Humanity is very primitive in that we do not apply scientific thinking (which has proved to produce results) to adapting in the most healthy way to a constantly changing environment.

I doubt we would claim ownership over anything other than our bodies if we did; instead cooperatively striving to understand ourselves and the environment so that we can best use it to be healthy, and ensure our race's survival by reaching out into the stars.

One another note, the reactions of all Bella's past acquaintances when she makes her come-back as Vampire Queen of The World ought to be amusing.

Comment author: anyareine 10 February 2011 03:22:58AM 0 points [-]

Chapter 40 Spoilers.

I'm just amused about how the Bella For Queen talk didn't send anyone into a panic. I guess the thought of Bella being in power, instead of the Volturi, was comforting?

Though now that I think about it, I think we did see some ruffled feathers in relation to what Bella would use Pera for. Is that it though?

Comment author: Alicorn 09 February 2011 12:48:52AM 0 points [-]

Now I'm stumped...

Comment author: anyareine 09 February 2011 01:22:42AM 0 points [-]

I get a "File does not begin with '%PDF-'" pop up.

Comment author: Alicorn 09 February 2011 12:37:43AM 0 points [-]

This should be fixed now, my bad.

Comment author: anyareine 09 February 2011 12:45:23AM 0 points [-]

Arial font Luminosity is not working.

Comment author: Alicorn 08 February 2011 08:30:00PM 0 points [-]

I'm adding a note about the availability of PDFs on the website's about page. Do you want to be credited under this handle or another? Want a link to anything?

Comment author: anyareine 09 February 2011 12:21:22AM 0 points [-]

The Luminosity links do not work on the About page. I get 404 Error messages. The Radiance one works fine though.

Comment author: Alicorn 08 February 2011 08:30:00PM 0 points [-]

I'm adding a note about the availability of PDFs on the website's about page. Do you want to be credited under this handle or another? Want a link to anything?

Comment author: anyareine 08 February 2011 09:33:57PM 0 points [-]

My fanfiction.net account will do. http://www.fanfiction.net/~anyareine

Comment author: Alicorn 08 February 2011 05:27:22PM 0 points [-]

alicorn@elcenia.com

Comment author: anyareine 08 February 2011 06:09:21PM 0 points [-]

Sent. :)

Comment author: Alicorn 08 February 2011 03:44:13PM 0 points [-]

Y'know what? I have webspace. If you just send me copies of these PDFs, I will fling them up on my webspace; that takes three seconds apiece and I do not anticipate laziness causing appreciable delay.

Comment author: anyareine 08 February 2011 04:25:50PM 0 points [-]

Ok. Where do I send them?

Comment author: wedrifid 08 February 2011 10:57:57AM 0 points [-]

I'll try and find another file sharing program that I can use for free, and am able to update files.

Well, my first thought was "github would be perfect!". But possibly overkill. :P

Comment author: anyareine 08 February 2011 11:14:03AM 0 points [-]

github?

Comment author: anyareine 08 February 2011 10:37:52AM 0 points [-]

I am unable to update the old files anymore. So here is the new Radiance PDF link. http://www.mediafire.com/?qg0qqphqkl1mq36.

I'll try and find another file sharing program that I can use for free, and am able to update files.

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