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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby Remmett_Until_Dusk » Sat Apr 04, 2009 4:42 am

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Remmett_Until_Dusk wrote:(:| my friend, when she imagined ian, imagined him old, bald and with a beer belly - i mean seriously. in my mind, the guy's hawt!)

That's like imagining Edward or Jacob old and ugly!!!


i know! i almost bit her. seriously. :x
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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby addictedbooklover » Sat Apr 04, 2009 5:00 am

Remmett_Until_Dusk wrote:i know! i almost bit her. seriously. :x

Nice :lol:
And now, to get back on topic...
I wonder why the Host doesn't have its own fan community like Twilight. I am Switzerland when it comes to choosing between them, I think they're equally good. I would never be able to chose between Jacob and Ian


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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby Remmett_Until_Dusk » Sat Apr 04, 2009 11:26 am

addictedbooklover wrote:I wonder why the Host doesn't have its own fan community like Twilight. I am Switzerland when it comes to choosing between them, I think they're equally good. I would never be able to chose between Jacob and Ian


if you think about it, there isn't really that much of a phenomema with the host.
i mean it's as good as twilight (if not better) but the twilight fan community is a lot of people raving over, super hot, super cool, super perfect vampires who will live forever and how they will go down in history and what they have yet to come as they face eternity.
the host is about our human race dying and no hero (or bad guy as edward might see himself) to save the day once more. it's about what is left of the crumbling civilisation grouping together in the final struggle. it's about atonement and regret and everyone who you love dying around you. but it's more than death for them, like their souls have been tortured to extinction and they have to live as passafist clones almost (the very element that we humans are not). and then those of us hiding in the bleak, desolate desert have to watch as one by one we start to die.
i just don't think it's a very uplifting topic.
and that (most likely) is why we don't have such a host fan community.

don't you think it's funny that people think of twilight as 'emo' yet never a second glance at how depressing the host can be. it's probably to do with the lack of attention teh host gets which rounds off back to our original topic question.
on a more unlifting note, what's with your picture and banner? i really don't get the ian, jacob black, snow ink thing.
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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby addictedbooklover » Sun Apr 05, 2009 4:07 am

The snow sapphire ink thing is one of the descriptions of Ian in the Host.
The banner with Jace, Jacob and Ian is just to show that I like them :D


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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby FindYourTrueCalling » Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:06 am

Should I read the Host?
Ive been debating wether or not to read it, so id love all of your opinions and reviews on it!
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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby -Jasper » Sun Apr 05, 2009 11:34 am

Emma, I think you should definitely read it.

You might find it slow and hard to understand at the beginning, but you will get hooked and I think it's defintely worth reading. It's really good, different from twilight though. :D
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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby Remmett_Until_Dusk » Sun Apr 05, 2009 12:55 pm

FindYourTrueCalling wrote:Should I read the Host?
Ive been debating wether or not to read it, so id love all of your opinions and reviews on it!
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dear lord, hale yes - read the book

if i could live in a world without twilight, i might be content if i should possess the host.
so yeah.
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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby addictedbooklover » Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:22 am

FindYourTrueCalling wrote:Should I read the Host?
Ive been debating wether or not to read it, so id love all of your opinions and reviews on it!
Emma.
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Definitely. Even if you find the start slow and confusing, it gets really good. And there is an Edward equivalent who makes it worth the slow start :D


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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby FindYourTrueCalling » Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:55 pm

Im convinced ! Haha ;]
Im looking forward to reading it! Thanks for your views guys!
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Re: Twilight verses the Host

Postby Remmett_Until_Dusk » Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:56 pm

addictedbooklover wrote:And there is an Edward equivalent who makes it worth the slow start :D

Ian or Jared?
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