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{{Infobox Story
|name= A Romance in Twelve Parts
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|image = A Romance in 12 Parts.jpg
|image= A Romance in 12 Parts.jpg
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|series = ''[[Faction Paradox (series)|Faction Paradox]]'' anthologies
|series=''[[Faction Paradox (series)|Faction Paradox]]'' anthologies
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|number = 1
|number= 1
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|editor = [[Stuart Douglas]], [[Lawrence Miles]]
|editor= [[Stuart Douglas]], [[Lawrence Miles]]
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|cover = [[Lawrence Burton]]
|cover=[[Lawrence Burton]]
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|publisher = Obverse Books
|publisher= Obverse Books
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|release date = [[31 May (releases)|31 May]] [[2011 (releases)|2011]]
|release date= [[31 May (releases)|31 May]] [[2011 (releases)|2011]]
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|format = {{il|Hardcover book|E-book}}
|format= {{il|Hardcover book|E-book}}
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|isbn = ISBN 9780956560544
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|next = Burning with Optimism's Flames (anthology)
|prev=none
 
|next=Burning with Optimism's Flames (anthology)
 
 
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'''''A Romance in Twelve Parts''''' was the first ''[[Faction Paradox (series)|Faction Paradox]]'' anthology.
 
'''''A Romance in Twelve Parts''''' was the first ''[[Faction Paradox (series)|Faction Paradox]]'' anthology.
   
 
== Publisher's summary ==
 
== Publisher's summary ==
‘What’s that? Did I hear you ask what romance has to do with anything, little Cousin? You do surprise me. Why Romance is Story itself, nothing less than that. Romance is the tale with which a cunning man winkles out a widow’s secrets and an honest one breaks his beloved’s heart. Romance locks us away and sets us free, brings us great pleasure and also great pain, is the thread which binds all other stories together. Dear me, little Cousin, I expected better of you…’
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'What's that? Did I hear you ask what romance has to do with anything, little Cousin? You do surprise me. Why Romance is Story itself, nothing less than that. Romance is the tale with which a cunning man winkles out a widow's secrets and an honest one breaks his beloved's heart. Romance locks us away and sets us free, brings us great pleasure and also great pain, is the thread which binds all other stories together. Dear me, little Cousin, I expected better of you...'
   
— [[Valentine (A Romance in Twelve Parts)|Godfather Valentine]], [[Dresden]], [[1928]]
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— [[Valentine (Library Pictures)|Godfather Valentine]], [[Dresden]], [[1928]]
   
 
== Individual stories ==
 
== Individual stories ==
 
{| {{prettytable}}
 
{| {{prettytable}}
|'''Title''' || '''Author'''
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! Title || Author
 
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|''[[Storyteller (short story)|Storyteller]]''||[[Matt Kimpton]]
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|''[[Storyteller (short story)|Storyteller]]''
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|[[Matt Kimpton]]
 
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|''[[Gramps (short story)|Gramps]]''||[[Jonathan Dennis]]
 
|''[[Gramps (short story)|Gramps]]''||[[Jonathan Dennis]]
 
|-
 
|-
|''[[Mightier than the Sword (short story)|Mightier than the Sword]]''||[[Jay Eales]]
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|''[[Mightier Than the Sword (short story)|Mightier Than the Sword]]''
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|[[Jay Eales]]
 
|-
 
|-
|''[[Now or thereabouts (short story)|Now or thereabouts]]''||[[Blair Bidmead]]
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|''[[Now or Thereabouts (short story)|Now or Thereabouts]]''
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|[[Blair Bidmead]]
 
|-
 
|-
|''[[Nothing Lasts Forever (short story)|Nothing Lasts Forever]]''||[[David N Smith]] & [[Violet Addison]]
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|''[[Nothing Lasts Forever (short story)|Nothing Lasts Forever]]''
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|[[David N Smith]] & [[Violet Addison]]
 
|-
 
|-
|''[[Library Pictures (short story)|Library Pictures]]''||[[Stuart Douglas]]
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|''[[Library Pictures (short story)|Library Pictures]]''
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|[[Stuart Douglas]]
 
|-
 
|-
|''[[Holding Pattern (short story)|Holding Pattern]]''||[[Scott Harrison]]
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|''[[Holding Pattern (short story)|Holding Pattern]]''
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|[[Scott Harrison]]
 
|-
 
|-
|''[[The Story of the Peace (short story)|The Story of the Peace]]''||[[Ian Potter]]
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|''[[A Story of the Peace (short story)|A Story of the Peace]]''
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|[[Ian Potter]]
 
|-
 
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|''[[Print the Legend (short story)|Print the Legend]]''||[[Daniel O'Mahony]]
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|''[[Print the Legend (short story)|Print the Legend]]''
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|[[Daniel O'Mahony]]
 
|-
 
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|''[[Tonton Macoute (short story)|Tonton Macoute]]''||[[Dave Hoskin]]
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|''[[Tonton Macoute (short story)|Tonton Macoute]]''
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|[[Dave Hoskin]]
 
|-
 
|-
|''[[Alchemy (short story)|Alchemy]]''||[[James Milton]]
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|''[[Alchemy (short story)|Alchemy]]''
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|[[James Milton]]
 
|-
 
|-
|''[[A Hundred Words from a Civil War (short story)|A Hundred Words from a Civil War]]''||[[Philip Purser-Hallard]]<br /> (with contributions from every other writer in the anthology)
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|''[[A Hundred Words from a Civil War (short story)|A Hundred Words from a Civil War]]''||[[Philip Purser-Hallard]] (with contributions from every other writer in the anthology)
 
|}
 
|}
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== Notes ==
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* The cover is a [[panda (species)|panda]] skull;<ref>[https://www.facebook.com/obversebooks/posts/10155356195818752 Weekend three]</ref> [[Panda]] and [[Iris Wildthyme]] appear in ''[[Library Pictures (short story)|Library Pictures]]''.
   
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
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== Footnotes ==
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Latest revision as of 21:25, September 12, 2019

RealWorld

A Romance in Twelve Parts was the first Faction Paradox anthology.

Publisher's summary Edit

'What's that? Did I hear you ask what romance has to do with anything, little Cousin? You do surprise me. Why Romance is Story itself, nothing less than that. Romance is the tale with which a cunning man winkles out a widow's secrets and an honest one breaks his beloved's heart. Romance locks us away and sets us free, brings us great pleasure and also great pain, is the thread which binds all other stories together. Dear me, little Cousin, I expected better of you...'

Godfather Valentine, Dresden, 1928

Individual stories Edit

Title Author
Storyteller Matt Kimpton
GrampsJonathan Dennis
Mightier Than the Sword Jay Eales
Now or Thereabouts Blair Bidmead
Nothing Lasts Forever David N Smith & Violet Addison
Library Pictures Stuart Douglas
Holding Pattern Scott Harrison
A Story of the Peace Ian Potter
Print the Legend Daniel O'Mahony
Tonton Macoute Dave Hoskin
Alchemy James Milton
A Hundred Words from a Civil WarPhilip Purser-Hallard (with contributions from every other writer in the anthology)

Notes Edit

External links Edit

Footnotes Edit

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