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#890795 - 05/29/13 04:56 PM Jack Vance passed away
Jarkeld Offline
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Registered: 09/07/09
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I just read Jack Vance passed away last Sunday (Obituary).
A SF/F writer (and 3 mystery novels under the name Ellery Queen), he influenced many writers such as Harlan Ellison, George R.R. Martin and Gene Wolfe.

I loved reading his books, rereading them more than the other books in my collection.

May he rest in peace.

#890798 - 05/29/13 05:26 PM Re: Jack Vance passed away [Re: Jarkeld]
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Always sorry to hear of a talent passing away.
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#890802 - 05/29/13 05:40 PM Re: Jack Vance passed away [Re: Jarkeld]
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I'm sorry to hear this news. May he rest in peace.
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#890804 - 05/29/13 06:12 PM Re: Jack Vance passed away [Re: Jarkeld]
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I'm sorry also. frown
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#890821 - 05/29/13 08:06 PM Re: Jack Vance passed away [Re: Jarkeld]
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Registered: 11/29/04
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So many of the famous people I knew growing up are gone. Sad.
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#890869 - 05/30/13 03:01 AM Re: Jack Vance passed away [Re: Jarkeld]
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I change all my passwords to "incorrect". So whenever I forget, it says, "your password is incorrect".

#890883 - 05/30/13 05:13 AM Re: Jack Vance passed away [Re: Jarkeld]
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Registered: 11/21/04
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Such a great talent! Sad news.


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