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What the hell is a "scholic"?
For people unfamiliar with this novel (such as myself), plot summaries with unexplained terminology such as this are not quite as helpful as they could be.
Something or other
I like this writeup but I have to laugh at this line
- the notion of a technological singularity where humanity veers sharply off its traditional path
The line sounds good but I wasn't aware that humanity had a "traditional path". WpZurp 23:53, 23 Nov 2004 (UTC)
Should Ilium article include information from Olympos sequel?
In my heavy editing, I included information, such as the warheads released by the Global Caliphate, that is found in Olympos. I tried to keep it to a minimum, but is it all right to have some information in there that is not found in the Ilium but is still relevant to the book?
I guess I feel squeamish about including it because I don't want to spoil the second book for anyone, but the information that I did include didn't reveal the ending of the second book or much about it at all, I think. I don't really know. :x I think it's all right the way it is, I guess.
The plot summary is currently some 2,000 words in size, and has been marked as overlong since October. At the same time, the plot introduction seems to contain a quite adequate synopsis. I suggest that we remove the overlong plot summary altogether and rename the plot introduction as the plot summary. --Tony Sidaway 02:33, 31 January 2008 (UTC)
- Done. Any objections, please revert and discuss. --Tony Sidaway 20:27, 10 February 2008 (UTC)
- As someone who came to this page looking for what the heck happened in Ilium as I get ready to read Olympos, I was super disappointed by the lack of specific information, and found exactly what I was looking for in the history. Can we bring it back? I don't know how to put my name... —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 22:56, 14 April 2011 (UTC)
- I'm in the same position as you last commenter. Really hate wikipedian's fetish for deleting stuff. We're in the future of hypertext documents here, couldn't we have a short summary for the main article and link the detailed one from it rather than have people rooting through history pages? 184.108.40.206 (talk) 20:57, 1 March 2013 (UTC)
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