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Re: Sequels

Postby -Jasper » Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:37 am

^^ There probably would be. Do you think the host will ever be made into a movie?
I think that would be really good, and they could have a little added sequelly bit at the end or something.
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Re: Sequels

Postby Black » Sun Feb 22, 2009 1:02 pm

I don't know if The Host will ever be made into a movie or not.

There's the obvious problem of having 2 voices inside one head. I guess maybe they could just make Melanie's voice an echoey voice-over or something. But then there's the thing about them living in pitch blackness 90% of the time. They'd have to find a way around that. Maybe keep them all in the crop room or hang lanterns all over the place... or pretend that every room had holes in the ceiling or mirrors on the roof.
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Re: Sequels

Postby fanMNM » Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:40 pm

I dont' know if the Host would ever be made into a movie...although I loved it, I know quite a few people who had a really hard time getting into it...so I dunno if sales for the book were big enough to inspire anyone to make it into a movie, plus, like Black said, there are some difficulties that are obvious from right off the bat that might turn a lot of people off from even trying to make the book into a movie.
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Re: Sequels

Postby Marcela » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:54 pm

I would love to read a sequel to the Host. However, being a total sucker for happy endings, I don't like the idea of characters I liked dying... But I suppose I would survive regardless :D It would be really interesting to see how she developed the characters further, etc... She does sequels well, in my opinion :)

It would make a freaky, weird movie!
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Re: Sequels

Postby Black » Fri Mar 27, 2009 1:42 pm

Marcela wrote:I would love to read a sequel to the Host. However, being a total sucker for happy endings, I don't like the idea of characters I liked dying...

You do realize that everybody you're reading about is going to die eventually, right? lol
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Re: Sequels

Postby Marcela » Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:14 pm

Yes, I realize that... which is why I said I'd survive ;)
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Re: Sequels

Postby pennybug84 » Fri Apr 10, 2009 3:39 pm

when it comes to the Host I would be okay if there weren't any sequels. I think they place it ended is an okay place & doesn't really feel unfinished. but if she ever did right sequels I'd probably read them. I just hope I didn't have as hard a time getting into any sequels like I did this one. I really have no idea where the story would/could go (plus it's been about 4 months since I read it & can't remember much.)
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Re: Sequels

Postby 'twahy-lahyt' » Fri Apr 10, 2009 4:53 pm

With a book like The Host, I would actually be okay if there weren't any sequels because the book did end at a good place, you know? I would defintely love SM to write a sequel to it, but I wouldn't be that disappointed if she didn't. I would actually really like to see where she could take us in another book, but like I said, it wouldn't be that big of a dissapointment if she decided not to write one.
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Re: Sequels

Postby Black » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:44 am

I want to know that everyone's going to have babies so there needs to be a sequel.

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Re: Sequels

Postby NotNessie » Thu Apr 30, 2009 5:57 pm

I hope there is a sequel. The title The Soul is pretty obvious, I guess. But, The Seeker of what?
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