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« on: August 15, 2005, 02:22:03 pm »
the votes here, plus in other places around the net, will help me decide on a title for the novel i'm just about done writing.

the working title has been, "An Oblivion's Indigo," but there are a number of alternatives that would also fit nicely. so pick the one that sounds best to you.

the options are:

Sovereigns
The Story of Oblivion
Colors of Sovereignty
Worlds to Rise Above
An Oblivion
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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2005, 02:01:09 am »
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the votes here, plus in other places around the net, will help me decide on a title for the novel i'm just about done writing.

the working title has been, "An Oblivion's Indigo," but there are a number of alternatives that would also fit nicely. so pick the one that sounds best to you.

the options are:

Sovereigns
The Story of Oblivion
Colors of Sovereignty
Worlds to Rise Above
An Oblivion

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« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2005, 11:40:49 pm »
Colors of Sovereignty sounds the best to me

Oblivion's Indigo sounds goth-heavy, "The Story Of..." sounds dull. "Worlds to Rise Above" is too long, and "Rise Above" is a cliched phrase. Colors of Sovereignty really sounds like something I should be trying to figure out as I read it.

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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2005, 09:29:37 am »
man, I'm horrible at naming anything >< but I'll give it a try.

I gotta agree with Xepher that Colors of Sovreignty sounds the best. It just....does...I dunno, I'm a feeeeeeling kind of person, ya know? XD An Oblivion's Indigo doesn't have a whole lot of "roll off the tongue" appeal, Sovreigns is probably used, and The Story of Oblivion sounds like something out of a cheap, dime-a-dozen fantasy comic. Worlds to Rise Above would be my second choice, to me it's not too long and it sounds a bit descriptive of the story (from the single sentence description you wrote XD).

Either way it sounds like an interesting read.
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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2005, 02:57:12 am »
I think that Colors of Sovreignty sounds best.  That's the one I would pick up and read the dust jacket on, anyway.  Is it sad that I call a dust jacket by it's proper name?
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« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2005, 05:51:37 am »
I really like Worlds to Rise Above. That rings with me.

My second would be Colors of Sovereignty. Somehow though, somehow it seems more common. The other one, just...Yeah...<3
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« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2005, 05:59:52 pm »
I don't know why, but the Colors of Sovreignty title seems like it ought to be the name of the series.  Then you can use An Oblivion
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« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2005, 03:53:04 am »
*late response*

i like the theme idea... heh, now if only it fit into the story at all...

will keep that in mind, though. my next "big project" is likely going to be an ongoing series. i'll start putting that online as soon as i get a few details straight in my head.

meantime, the rough draft for An Oblivion's Indigo is done... what i've decided i'll do is, i'll let the beta readers decide what's most appropriate after they read it. so far i've got one vote for An Oblivion's Indigo and about nine or so pending. anyone who wants to be a beta, just email me.

edit: ooh, and i figured out what i'd write on the back cover of the book as a teaser, too:

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"Two space colonies launched from Earth. One would return after fifty years; the other would explore the stars and, by design, never see Earth again. But the colonists who came back realized soon after landing that, while they had been touring other planets, they had missed a fairly important event back at home: the Apocalypse.

"Now, Lucifer has a plan to use these two colonies--which carry within them the precious last existing souls of humanity--to infiltrate heaven and exact revenge on God and His followers. To do this, the fallen angel will start with a single soul by the name of Foster Hayes..."

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so yep. there ya go.
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« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2005, 01:41:57 am »
Okay...Definitely the kind of story my brother would read.  Very chilling paragraphs, there.