I don't think she'd make a sequel to it, but there was talk about her doing something in the HP universe but with different characters and aimed at a different age group.(Original post by Infinity_4652)
Oh yh, why have the harry potter threads died out?
Will you make a new one for us?
No, i havent read it. I read the blurb at the back and it didnt interest me so much.
I really do wonder though what JK rowling's next book will be though? Maybe casual vacancy 2?
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Harry potter and the methods of rationality - by less wrong/eliezer yudkowsky Watch
- 15-08-2013 18:27
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- 15-08-2013 18:54
But if the age group is 30+, i would prefer not to.Last edited by Infinity_4652; 15-08-2013 at 19:01.
- 13-06-2014 03:43
I've read this twice now and m listening to the http://www.hpmorpodcast.com/?page_id=56 podcast version while I do other things.This is the only fanfic i've ever read but I can't imagine it gets much better than this. For one all the eye-roll-worthy plot holes and Harry-being-a-whiny-***** moments are removed/pointed out, for another I learned a ton about the rationality side of things and enjoy reading the authors explanation of how the Harry Potter world could have actually came about.
Overall I think you lose a bit of the colour of JK's version (it's not quite as well written as the original and some of the scientific asides are clumsily shoe-horned in which disrupts the flow of the story) but you gain a lot in terms of having a consistent story and a ton of cool pot twists and it doesn't completely destroy the magic of the original (I found this version just as unputdownable). I know this is like sacrilege and stuff and I haven't read the canon since the last book came out but I think I might actually prefer Yudkowsky's story.
What that ramble is trying to say was that I thoroughly recommend it to anyone who enjoyed Harry Potter and the type of person who generally finds themselves on tsr
- 14-06-2014 22:50
So is this like Harry Potter taking a more scientific viewpoint of magic?
If anyone has read the Constable Peter Grant books by Ben Aaronavitch, the main character in those spends a lot of time studying how magic works and why things are effected by it in a scientific way.