RIP Terry Pratchett

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  1. Herald Of Woe

    Herald Of Woe Scourge of the seven seas

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    Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 after living with Alzheimers disease.

    The world is once again a much gloomier place. The creator of the Discworld is gone. RIP Mr Pratchett your genius got me through some bad times and never failed to make me laugh.
     
  2. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    I would say there is a joy to this news in that at least he now has to not spend another day nor hour with Alzheimer's. Indeed at 66 he could have gone on for another 20 years with the horrific disease.

    So there is a joy, in my mind, that he could go so peacefully and soon.



    That said its a great loss, indeed a great blow to his family and to us his readers and fans.
     
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    Black Tattoo The Corruptor

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    Good-bye, Sir Terry Pratchett :(
     
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    He will be missed.
     
  5. JNK

    JNK King of tards

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    what a year :( first Nimoy and now Terry :(
     
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    Ilaelin The Mother of Dragons

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    Ditto what JNK said, so sad. *tear*
     
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    Wanted Hero YA Fantasy Author

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    I read a lot, but no one has had as much of a positive influence on my writing (another author) than Sir Terry Pratchett.

    Don't know if anyone's interested, but the very day I learned of his demise, I wrote an article as a tribute to him---showing folks what his works have done for me...so here's the link:

    http://wantedhero.com/terry-pratchett-was-my-biggest-inspiration/

    It's not very long, but it was such a butt kicker to hear he passed. :(