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post #11 of 22 (permalink) Old 04-20-12, 09:53 AM
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not at the moment. im a few states away from my books. i can try looking this weekend.

i made a thread about it last year over in the fiction section, and i think i might have included the passages there if you want to try looking for them there.

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Actually the do state that Yoncy is a girl in Necropolis!!... here is a quick excerpt fromt he book:

Holding the infant and pulling the small boy by the hand, Tona Criid ran through the burning northern section of the Commercia. The boy was crying now. She couldn’t help that. If they could make the docks, she could get them clear across the river and to safely. But the routes were packed. As fast as refugees came into the hive from the south, inhabitants were fleeing to the north.

“Where we going?” asked the boy, Dalin.

“Somewhere safe,” Tona told him.

“Who are you?”

“I’m your Aunt Tona.”

“I don’t have an aunt.”

“You do now. And so does Yancy here.”

“She’s Yoncy.”

“Yeah, whatever. Come on.” Tona tried to thread them through the massing crowds that filled the transit channels down to the docks, but they were jammed tight.

“Where are we going?” asked the kid again as they sheltered in a barter-house awning to avoid the press.

“Away. To the river” That was the plan. But with the crowds this thick, she didn’t know if it was going to be possible. Maybe they’d be safer in the city, under the Shield.

The baby began to cry.
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Actually the do state that Yoncy is a girl in Necropolis!!... here is a quick excerpt fromt he book:

“She’s Yoncy.”
Which edition of the book you have? I looked up the passage in my paper back version (year 2005) and it says "he's Yoncy."

Perhaps they rewrote the line in later editions?
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I wouldn't be surprised if a gremlin got into the works in the earlier editions proofing/print-run, changing a he to a she. It is always possible that this could be a Publisher's/Printer's cock-up, rather than an Author getting it wrong. This seems the more likely if later editions are different; something so small could be missed for quite a while.

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I have she's as well, so I always just thought Yoncy was a girl

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Which edition of the book you have? I looked up the passage in my paper back version (year 2005) and it says "he's Yoncy."

Perhaps they rewrote the line in later editions?
I have the e-book, hence the nice copy paste :D
I noticed, in Salvations Reach, that they have the same thing, where one of the women taking care of Yoncy doesnt know if its a boy or a girl and gets corrected (being told its a girl) though it is during a firefight so she's excused :D
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I have Necropolis paperback from 2000, page 41 is the quoted passage, and Yoncy is "he".....

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“Who are you?”

“I’m your Aunt Tona.”

“I don’t have an aunt.”

“You do now. And so does Yancy here.”

“She’s Yoncy.”

“Yeah, whatever. Come on.”

- According to the ebook version of Necropolis.
Someone should ask Abnett.

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Someone should ask Abnett.
Send one of the brits here on the board to his house :D
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OK, I asked him. Yoncy is a she.

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