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Another trip into the Mirror Universe. I strongly recommend downloading for a better copy.

In this issue the extreme nature of the Empire rears its raciest and sexist head.


Also items unique to this novel are:

1) It was entirely posed in DAZ Studio [link] (it's free and that's a good thing!)

2) Ported from DAZ Studio to another Render (drawing) engine for added realism.
Reality 2 for DAZ Studio (yes there are other programs that do the same as this one, but I chose the one with years of experience and a designer that listens to what his customer's want and is willing to help at every possible chance. [link]

3) It was rendered with LuxRender [link] (also free!) Each image took between 6 to 18 hours to render! Where a normal render in DAZ Studio with my personal settings will take 20 to 45 minutes, most people without altered settings take 5 to 10 minutes per render.



This graphic novel is the 5th installment of a 13 issue series. Next issue the peak of Empire's depravity will be met and then begin the slow change of realizeing their extreme nature is killing them. (minor spoiler there!)


Where it all started.

Book One : Fortuitous Changes - Graphic Novel - [link]

Book Two : Tales from the Mirror Universe - Good Intentions - [link]

Book Three : Tales from the Mirror Universe - Andorian Distress - [link]

Book Four : Tales from the Mirror Universe - Orion Deception - [link]
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I loved this. It went well with the other stories. Some spelling and punctuation errors but that's bound to happen with anyone. I've even made mistakes in my writing.

The art is freaking amazing. I love the detail in not just the characters but I love the artist's background work. That bridge... I wish I had a bridge of a starship like that. Seriously, I'm jealous of that bridge!

Anyways, I highly recommend this to my fellow Trekkers. If you don't read any of these stories, you love will suck more than being assimilated into the Borg Collective. And who wants to be a drone for the rest of their lives? ^_^
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Item 1:

Is there a reason that humans are only portrayed by Caucasians? There is a major lack of ethnic diversity in your stories. It isn't just your story, it's everybody's Trek fiction.

It is down right creepy. It is as though Khan's side actually won the Eugenics Wars.

I would recommend googling population numbers to get a better idea of what your percentages should look like.

And the "I have aliens." excuse doesn't work, for me anyway.

If you haven't been able to find any good blacks (and for the most part you won't at DAZ3d). I would recommend:

[link]

Lots of great black characters.

Item 2:

Is there a reason everybody is the same height? If you insist on limiting yourself to DAZ characters, take advantage of the proportion morphs in the S4 morph set. (Petite, Short, & Lanky are ones I use for DAZ characters).

Of course, the easiest way to do get characters that don't all look alike is to use different characters.
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ssgbryan Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
Reality 3 is now available.
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PDSmith Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
My ghost co-writer uses Poser and has already bought it. I have to wait another 4 to 6 months before Reality3 for DAZ comes out. Let me know what you think and how it works out.
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skin2279 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice artwork. Not just that you put a lot of work into it (lots of others have done that), but the result is a pleasure to look at.
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PDSmith Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
thank you very much. My largest concern is the word balloons being too faded. Honest opinion keep it or made them more white. Reason for asking is the next issue is also going to be done in Luxrender.
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skin2279 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just had a closer look. They seem fine, still readable, I think the translucency is a good compromise so as to not completely obscure those bits of the nice artwork behind.
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IanTP Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks Paul, downloaded, ready for a read tonight :)
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mdbruffy Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
Tech question: Will LuxRender work with Poser too or it just a Daz thing ?
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robbiepeeradje Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice question...
There should be a reality version coming soon named Reality 3
Hope it will arrive soon :-)
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PDSmith Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
in a few days Reality3 will be released for Poser over at RuntimeDNA the new home for Reality. From what I've seen it freaking easy to use!
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mdbruffy Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
How much is it?
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PDSmith Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
No clue. check out the forum thread at runtimeDNA for it. Preta may have leaked the estimated price at some point.
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mdbruffy Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
ok.
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