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If there was another book....
« on: August 19, 2012, 02:22:23 PM »

If there was another book, after Extras, what would you want to happen? Of course, there won't be another book :(, but I'm just curious as to if anyone has thought about this.

So somewhere Mr. Westerfeld said that the last word of each book in the series was the title of the next book (In Bogus to Bubbly maybe). But the last word of Extras was "cake", so he was clearly wrapping that series up.

Hypothetically though, what would happen in the next book, "Cake"? They would probably be up in orbit, where the Extras are starting the new civilization. But maybe not. Any thoughts? What would this world be like, and how would humanity ruin this one?
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2012, 02:33:22 PM »

Cake would stand for something, it would be a Careful Aliens Keep Elephants or something (Can't think of anything else that starts with E right now.)     
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2012, 02:50:50 PM »

There would be awesome floating pretties and space funtimes. And then there would be a resurgence of military people and war would break out, and the CAKES would be some weapoin (Carbon Aluminum Kinetic Elimination System or something like that. A sattalite with a bunch of carbon-fiber and smart mater missiles in it)
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2012, 02:54:52 PM »

I can kind of totally see that. Though I think that the Extras wouldn't go to war with each other, they would attack Earth.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2012, 02:57:42 PM »

Thats what I mean. Sattalite weapons systesm are really only useful against ground based targets.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2012, 03:00:14 PM »

That's true, but I was talking about WAY in the future when the extras finally find suitable planet to colonize.   
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #6 on: August 19, 2012, 03:04:12 PM »

Doesn't matter the planet. Satalinte systems still work. But yes, I see how that could happen.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2012, 03:07:40 PM »

Yep, and I also see Tally going up there to try to save people and look cool, but failing and dying at this one.

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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2012, 03:08:54 PM »

Specials can't handle space I would think. It would play too much with their senses. The up/down loss would be shocking enough, and she'd try to cut herself without thinking, knife goes into her space suit and through...she dies of explosive decompression or sufficates and freezes.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2012, 03:10:16 PM »

Yep, but for some reason I see Shay living, and Ren and Hiro saving the day.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #10 on: August 19, 2012, 03:12:33 PM »

Ren and Hiro? Duh. Ren would fucking RULE space, and Hiro would be his right hand man. And Shay's always been cooler than Tally.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #11 on: August 19, 2012, 03:13:59 PM »

Oh Ren wasn't THAT much cooler than Hiro. neither of them would be the others henchmen, they'd be more like partners in crime.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2012, 03:16:21 PM »

That's what I meant. Right hand man usually means tag-team style.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #13 on: August 19, 2012, 03:18:27 PM »

Okay, that works for me. Anyway, I don't think Frizz would play much of a part in this.
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Re: If there was another book....
« Reply #14 on: August 19, 2012, 03:20:39 PM »

He'd be to busy dealing with Aya. They'd fall out of the limelight after a while. Aya would be shoved aside by the Eddie Malone's and Adela Rogers of this universe.
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