ROTF Prequel - The Veiled Threat released in Malaysia

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  1. iceburn9

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    Walked in to my local bookstore today, and found The Veiled Threat sitting on the shelves. Naturally, I got myself a copy, was probably the first buyer as they had just finished arranging them on the shelves.

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    For the benefit of Malaysian TF fans, the book was found in MPH Bookstores in Gurney Plaza, Penang. Since its a chain store, I'm sure you would find it in other MPH outlets too. Retails for 35.90, which is roughly USD$9.

    Gonna get down to reading it right after this !


    (I apologize if this is in the wrong section, but I figured the sightings forum was more for toys only, better to post this here)
     
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  2. Darth Rodimus

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    hope it's good! :) 
     
  3. tehCal

    tehCal wherever you are i am not

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    Anybody know when this is due out elsewhere? I really, really want to pick up a copy here in Australia...
     
  4. Fit For natalie

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    I hope it's good. Foster said he took the IDW comics into account when writing this and was pleased by the result.

    I think you'll need to order online, as I doubt local bookshops will carry it :( 

    TRANSFORMERS THE VEILED THREAT (FOSTER, ALAN DEAN): Books: Chaos.com

    Free shipping for pre-orders.
     
  5. raptorclans

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    Oh cool! Gonna get mine too... hope they have them in KL already :D 
     
  6. tehCal

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    Ordered! Thanks.

    Also, iceburn, once you've read the novel, could you post (in spoilers) a summary? I'd like to know what bots are mentioned in the book, and if any of them are as-yet-unknown.
     
  7. iceburn9

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    Ok well, i'm about 1/3 of the way through so far.

    Will leave entire spoilers for later, but as of now, there are several new bots (as yet unknown ones) as well as several from the first movie's toyline-only characters.

    Among the new characters thus far, are a rubbish truck (lol?) - with an equally cool name i might add, as well as a jet-ski.

    Hopefully that didn't spoil too much :wink: 
     
  8. Prowl

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    I hope this prequel gets at least somewhat acknowledged in the new movie. I really enjoyed the first prequel, but then felt bad that nothing or no one who came out in it was really mentioned in the movie, not even the first astronauts that died almost in vein (they could have had photos of them up at Sector 7). The only thing I hoped was that Optimus was referring to them when he said, "I've seen their capacity for courage."
     
  9. Fit For natalie

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    Prequel material is pretty much never mentioned in the primary fiction it supports, mainly because they're (usually) written by other writers and are usually written long after the script has been completed and the movie is currently filming.

    What you would be looking for is writers of prequels picking up on things from the script and then expanding upon that for their stories. The onus is upon prequel writers to make their material fit the movie.
     
  10. tf7

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    YAYAYAY Checking MPH out at my local Jusco today! :) 
     
  11. kjeevahh

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    spoilers please!
     
  12. PredaconX

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    Yea spoilers please!!!, id def like to hear a review of the book once your done reading it.
     
  13. iceburn9

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    Is there a spoiler function on here that automatically blanks out the texts unless u click on it? Can't seem to find it ..

    Or do I just have to set the font colour to white and people have to highlight it to read it?

    Pardon my sillyness, haven't posted any spoilers on here before ..
     
  14. cosmicherosa

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    When you are posting, you can surround your text with SPOILER tags. Type it like this without the space before each closing bracket.

    [SPOILER ]This is the text I want spoilered[/SPOILER ]
     
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    Ebay:
    available online

    Those of you needing this now can see it listed as "in stock usually ships in 24 hours" at ecampus.com, and there's a guy on ebay currently with 7 of them for 10.61 free shipping. I'm almost tempted...

    Edit: I just went to www.ecampus.com and it is on sale for 5.92 + shipping 3.97 = 9.89, I entered promo code "5HIGH" and got 5.00 off for a whopping total of 4.89! ... I'll have to post again when it arrives! Sure beats hunting in the stores and maybe a good chance to get it early.
     
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    Almost 3/4 done now .. what kind of spoilers do you guys want?

    Summarized plot, or just the characters?
     
  17. PrimePower04

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    summarize plot...

    what chracter is most bad ass?
     
  18. Master Fwiffo

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    All sorts of spoilers would be great.
     
  19. tehCal

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    Both would do fine!!!
     
  20. Optimus1986

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    I envy you. Guess my Terminator Salvation Prequel will have to tide me over until the 28th. :(  Hope this one is better than "the Ghosts of Yesterday." I just couldn't get into it.
     

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