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Post by Lisa » Fri February 20th, 2015, 9:21 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]I had noticed that as well. It's oddly placed and very distracting.

@LadyB, it does look like the same pendant, but the smile on the O'Brien cover isn't quite the same.

*ponders*[/quote]

It's definitely not the same lady, and the pendant is a different colour, but on The Pendant it's obviously just a home photoshop job, so I wonder if The Uncrowned Queen was used as a model to copy from (badly).

The image of the lady at the gate always makes me think of suffragettes chained to railings for some reason. She looks like she's passionate about something.

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Post by Misfit » Fri February 20th, 2015, 10:53 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]It's definitely not the same lady, and the pendant is a different colour, but on The Pendant it's obviously just a home photoshop job, so I wonder if The Uncrowned Queen was used as a model to copy from (badly).

The image of the lady at the gate always makes me think of suffragettes chained to railings for some reason. She looks like she's passionate about something.[/quote]

I don't care for the lady in the gate, at all.

There are similarities between the two pendant ladies, but I don't know which is more photoshopped. I think the O'Brien book is one of her more recent ones? I gave up on her books after the gawd-awful one on Eleanor.
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Post by Misfit » Sat February 21st, 2015, 7:30 pm

I think I have a match here.

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Post by Nefret » Sat February 21st, 2015, 11:49 pm

Yes, I think so. Can I hire him for sword lessons? ;)
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We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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Post by Lisa » Sun February 22nd, 2015, 12:04 am

He must be pretty cold in the second photo. Doesn't seem bothered though.

Also what is with the backwards letters in the author's name?!

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Post by Misfit » Sun February 22nd, 2015, 5:08 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]Yes, I think so. Can I hire him for sword lessons? ;) [/quote]

:D

Placeholder, I've seen this pair somewhere else.

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Post by Misfit » Mon February 23rd, 2015, 5:00 pm

She's back...

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Post by Lisa » Mon February 23rd, 2015, 5:08 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]She's back...

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Elizabeth, sure, if the hair (wig) colour was changed. But Mary QoS? Nope.

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Post by DianeL » Thu February 26th, 2015, 11:46 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]Also what is with the backwards letters in the author's name?![/quote]

I'm thinking it's because the S's in symmetry like that create a heart? No excuse, it's cheese-tastic and the design is distracting.
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Post by DianeL » Thu February 26th, 2015, 11:49 pm

Also, WHAT a cruddy Paint job on that wig, yes. Yipe!
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