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Old September 14th, 2003, 03:19 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Question About Richard's Books

Well, I paid a visit to my local book store today and managed to find only 1 of Richards's BSG books, a paperback of Resurrection. I've ordered the other books from amazon.com. My question is this: do you have the read in books in sequence, or are the novels self-contained stories? Thanks!
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Old September 14th, 2003, 03:23 PM   #2
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It's probably a good idea to read them in order, because subsequent books refer to things mentioned in the earlier ones, and there are some partial cliffhangers resolved in later books.

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Old September 14th, 2003, 05:47 PM   #3
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Thanks. I figured as much. When I glanced over the few first pages of Resurrection and read about a critically injured Starbuck, I thought I probably should read the previous books first.
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Old September 14th, 2003, 06:20 PM   #4
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I just finished Resurrection today. Yes I would read them all in order. I have waited on Resurrection for three months after finishing Armageddon and Warhawk, now I can start on Rebellion, then Paradis.
What I have read so far I do like.
It does make more sense to read them in order.
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Definitely don't start with Resurrection. (I did: mistake! when you get to it you will understand why. )

It makes the best sense to read them in order. They're a lot of fun. Chris Golden and Brad Linaweaver were my favorites of the collaborators as far as writing style. But my favorite sequence & battle are the last 75 pages of Resurrection. There's just some imagery that begs to be on film. And incredible plot twists, the pace is fast.
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Default Definitely read in order!

Yes, they are highly ordered in the storylines. Read them in order for full effect...
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