He was talking about it in 2005 at Clarecraft.Jason wrote:The idea of UA is certainly a bit older than its published date because I remember Terry talking about the next novel being about football about two or three books before UA came out.
LilMaibe wrote:I'm am fully aware that Ridcully, Ponder and Co are 'younger' than CoM. But that is what I was musing about:
Could it be that UA was originally written around the time of CoM, without the faculty, etc as it is and instead a cast of 'random' wizards, an unnamed patrician, an unnamed noble in an unnamed country instead of Margolotta in Uberwald etc.
And that things like Brazeneck, Hex and maybe even the CC where just squeezed in?
Tonyblack wrote:I haven't a clue. The only person who would know is Terry.
If you are asking whether Terry was going to write a book about football back then - I doubt it.
The first two books are a very different style and are more about parody of other Fantasy books.
Tonyblack wrote:You really are determined to find fault with this book, aren't you?
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