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explain your book in one sentence, no more than three lines. go!:

 1 jasonwill 2, Sat, 13th Aug '11 3:58:13 PM from West Virginia
"A former military officer and his friends fight government conspiracies and unravel a mystery about a lost civilization while fighting on Mars."

The work: Nightmare
as of the 2nd of Nov. has 6 weeks for a broken collar bone to heal and types 1 handed and slowly
 2 Jewbacabra, Sat, 13th Aug '11 4:00:46 PM from San Francisco, CA
Batmanchu
"The World God Only Knows meets Captain Planet."
Two Wong's don't make a white.
 3 chihuahua 0, Sat, 13th Aug '11 4:11:26 PM from Standoff, USA Relationship Status: I'm in love with my car
Writer's Welcome Wagon
"A Memphis high-schooler and a British exchange student fights manifestations of human emotions."

Manifestation Files

edited 13th Aug '11 4:11:39 PM by chihuahua0

 4 USAF713, Sat, 13th Aug '11 4:25:18 PM from the United States
I changed accounts.
"Alternate History Steampunk World War One goes horribly, horribly wrong."

Innocence Lost <— Do I get extra credit for an All-Blue Entry? [lol]

"Superheroes are made—but they are actually tools of the precursors, so they play chess with international politics to decide the fate of the galaxy."

Knightfall

"The Grim Reaper is framed for murder and treason, and has to convince the gods that he's innocent by doing exactly what he's accused of."

Soul

edited 13th Aug '11 4:27:58 PM by USAF713

I am now known as Flyboy.
"After a hundred years of peaceful civilization, three teenagers must stop depraved scientists from destroying two worlds with lost magitek."

 6 Major Tom, Sat, 13th Aug '11 4:40:18 PM Relationship Status: Barbecuing
Eye'm the cutest!
"What happens when two surprisingly similar sides goes to war for the biggest and last time?"

Endless Conflict

"Two children venture out on a mission across varied landscapes seeking a hidden mountain valley in search of answers."

Towards The Valley Of Flowers
Endless Conflict: Every war ends in time, even supposedly this one.
Occasionally Smart
Indisputable: The crew of the Earth starship Indisputable make both allies and enemies during their exploration of the galaxy.
He's like fire and ice and rage. He's ancient and forever. He burns at the centre of time. Rory punched him in the face.
 8 feotakahari, Sat, 13th Aug '11 5:11:24 PM from Looking out at the city
Fuzzy Orange Doomsayer
Abominations: When a tyrant is slain, what happens to his followers?

(Currently a short story, but I have ambitions for it.)

edited 13th Aug '11 5:12:36 PM by feotakahari

That's Feo . . . He's a disgusting, mysoginistic, paedophilic asshat who moonlights as a shitty writer—Something Awful
 9 Kachino Okimane, Sat, 13th Aug '11 5:20:53 PM from Tebis Apartments
A Homebody...
"In a world where wizards can create real humans out of creatures called Manikyns, one man is haunted by the ghost of his most beautiful failed creation."

Tiz, Reoccuring. (A working title. I think it needs improvement)

edited 13th Aug '11 5:21:36 PM by KachinoOkimane

Searching for The Source Of All Heart Ache
Forum Villain
Pillar Of Heaven: A disgraced, bitter ex-war hero hunts down an immortal man across a rapidly balkanizing cyberpunk interstellar empire.

edited 13th Aug '11 5:28:08 PM by Pyroninja42

"Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person that doesn't get it."
Shadowed Philosopher
"A girl with Psychic Powers and her bodyguard work to unravel a conspiracy that demands her death."

Rogue Power
Shinigan (Naruto fanfic)
 12 Ronka 87, Sat, 13th Aug '11 5:30:46 PM from the mouth of madness.
Maid of Win

This post was thumped by the Codfish in a Derby Hat
Thanks for the all fish!
 13 USAF713, Sat, 13th Aug '11 5:41:57 PM from the United States
I changed accounts.
[up] If (when?) that gets published, there will be so much Rule 34 for it, it's not even funny.

Not that that's a bad thing...

edited 13th Aug '11 5:42:26 PM by USAF713

I am now known as Flyboy.
 14 Mr AHR, Sat, 13th Aug '11 5:42:34 PM from ಠ_ಠ Relationship Status: A cockroach, nothing can kill it.
Ahr river
A kid gets superpowers. You are never going to read it.
 15 Merlo, Sat, 13th Aug '11 5:58:06 PM from the masochist chamber
*hrrrrrk*
A priest and a cowboy get stoned a lot while fighting men and demons. Now that I think of it, this summary doesn't really apply.

edited 10th Oct '11 6:03:53 PM by Merlo

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am...
 16 jasonwill 2, Sat, 13th Aug '11 6:07:40 PM from West Virginia
the two above this post are the best
as of the 2nd of Nov. has 6 weeks for a broken collar bone to heal and types 1 handed and slowly
Forum Villain
The Gangs of Nowhere: An overconfident, unskilled private detective flees Chicago after being nearly assassinated by a coalition of his ex-girlfriends, and he wakes up after a drunken stupor in a Crapsack rural town ruled by four incompetent gangs. Hilarity Ensues.
"Sarchasm: The gulf between the author of sarcastic wit and the person that doesn't get it."
 18 Ronka 87, Sat, 13th Aug '11 6:26:47 PM from the mouth of madness.
Maid of Win
I like the phrase "coalition of ex-girlfriends." A lot.
Thanks for the all fish!
 19 Voltech 44, Sat, 13th Aug '11 6:33:25 PM from Alongside a Virtual Weasel
All Guns Sparking
A short, sorta-dead emo kid and his idiot comrades must defeat the emperor of ghosts before they all go insane and all matter implodes.

Oh, and for good measure, Hilarity Ensues.

edited 13th Aug '11 6:34:34 PM by Voltech44

Super Blog Link (Arcade Edition ver. 2013)
 20 jasonwill 2, Sat, 13th Aug '11 6:40:08 PM from West Virginia
I'm going to redo mine slightly.

"A retired soldier and his friends combat government conspiracies, unravel ancient mysteries about lost civilizations, and fight for their homeland on a martian colony."

It acutally sounds better that way, and more accurate. a 'former' soldier means dishonorable discharge

EDIT: I am hoping to hear from d roy soon. I was most eager to here his works put in one sentence.

edited 13th Aug '11 6:43:22 PM by jasonwill2

as of the 2nd of Nov. has 6 weeks for a broken collar bone to heal and types 1 handed and slowly
 21 Night, Sat, 13th Aug '11 6:46:23 PM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Who you are does not matter.
I don't believe I can actually explain either In The Service or A Numbered Existence in a single sentence.

"An ADP armored trooper pilot must survive rampaging boomers, poor equipment, and his own command structure for about 500 words each chapter." more or less sums up Night Life.
"Let us look less to the sky to see what might fall; rather, let us look to each other...and rise."
 22 jasonwill 2, Sat, 13th Aug '11 7:02:10 PM from West Virginia
yours, condensed: " A pilot must survive an onslaught of aircraft while his equipment and command structure both fail him."

Only put in the important stuff like that, and see if you can get your other work in there. I could of said my work like this:

"a retired military officer and his friends in the military fight back an invasion, re-establish a special forces team that inspires a nation, fights three conflicting government conspiracies and start to re-discover the secrets of the precursors and thier lost herritage."

See? my last one was MUCH simpler. This one is just full of useless bulk that isn't needed to convey what it is about.
as of the 2nd of Nov. has 6 weeks for a broken collar bone to heal and types 1 handed and slowly
 23 Night, Sat, 13th Aug '11 7:14:29 PM from PSNS Intrepid Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Who you are does not matter.
[up]Setting and nature. An armored trooper is power armor; want to make that clear. Fanfic; want to make that clear. Not military; want to make that clear. Very short stories; wanted to make that clear.

I think I did admirably in condensing another four facts in with not many words.

The other stories are respectively 87, 721 words/24 chapters and 41, 462 words/30 chapters. A Numbered Existence follows a group of characters, hopping between them, and such things aren't necessarily connected and their actions not necessarily related to each other. This prevents easy summaries. In The Service has less of the essential scatterbrainedness but is far longer and hence has more going on, having progessed from more or less law-enforcement actions to full-scale war, from regular humans to AI constructs and cybernetic enhancement, and so on. It's not easy to condense the important threads out. Even if I could, I probably need the back cover of a novel.

edited 13th Aug '11 7:16:15 PM by Night

"Let us look less to the sky to see what might fall; rather, let us look to each other...and rise."
 24 KSPAM, Sat, 13th Aug '11 7:18:29 PM from The Slaine Pain Train Relationship Status: Sinking with my ship
ALL ABOARD!
A new Cain and Abel wage war across a Scavenger World while various New World religious denominations try to end said Scavenger World a second time.

Neither God Nor Man

edited 13th Aug '11 7:20:07 PM by KSPAM

Team? You mean cannon fodder? — neobowman

Goodfae: a mafia web serial
 25 jasonwill 2, Sat, 13th Aug '11 7:19:19 PM from West Virginia
hes still a pilot. bombers are still aircraft. and equipment and command is still equipment and command. if you mean its more like a mech, then just add 'mech' before 'pilot'

edit: im just saying that you could try to explain the other one. thats the best part when people explain crazy complicated plots in the fewest words possible. thats why i made the topic to begin with, that and to hear d roy try it lol <3

edited 13th Aug '11 7:20:44 PM by jasonwill2

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