Long after the book has been read........

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Long after the book has been read........

Postby Antiq » Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:59 am

There are some passages from Sir Terry's books that have such an impact that the imagery really embeds in your brain.

So what image/images stick most vividly in your mind, that you can really see?

For me, it's Tiffany dancing with the bees.

(just realised this belongs in the DW novels forum)
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Aug 13, 2011 12:50 pm

I don't think anyone noticed. :wink:
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Postby Antiq » Sat Aug 13, 2011 12:51 pm

:lol:
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Postby Quatermass » Sat Aug 13, 2011 12:54 pm

Death pleading with Azrael in Reaper Man.
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Postby DaveC » Sat Aug 13, 2011 12:55 pm

I think for me it's Vimes running home in Thud!
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Postby Antiq » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:03 pm

Oh my, those are two very excellent ones, yes!
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:07 pm

Vimes going on his dwarf rampage while quoting Where's My Cow. That always gives me a chill. The other one is the Disorganiser giving the death roll in Jingo. :D
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Postby DaveC » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:09 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Vimes going on his dwarf rampage while quoting Where's My Cow. That always gives me a chill. The other one is the Disorganiser giving the death roll in Jingo. :D


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Postby Quatermass » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:12 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Vimes going on his dwarf rampage while quoting Where's My Cow. That always gives me a chill.


That stuck in my mind as well, and I always thought this music actually fitted it. Perhaps given what Vimes feels he has done to Little Sam, the title of the music, Betrayal, kinda fits.
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Postby poohcarrot » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:13 pm

Granny playing cards with the hustlers in Witches Abroad.
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:14 pm

The 'test/exam' scene in Pyramids. :lol:
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Postby DaveC » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:16 pm

Falling tortoise in Small Gods :lol:
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Postby Antiq » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:19 pm

The description of the motorbike in Soul Music.
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Postby Quatermass » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:25 pm

Rincewind using the bullroarer in The Last Continent.

Myra LeJean committing suicide in a vat of chocolate, and her soul being collected by Death in Thief of Time.

That whole sequence on Night Watch where a young Downey terrorises a rather calm and collected student and destroys his rare camouflage book. And even Vetinari, at such a young age, is calm and collected, relatively speaking.
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Postby deldaisy » Sat Aug 13, 2011 1:27 pm

Magrat discovering the armour of the queen when trying to hide from the elves in Lords and Ladies... and deciding to fight.
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