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So the trailer is out for this year's Torchwood, which is five episodes shown over a week:

(Better quality versions on the BBC site and the BBC America site.)

Yeah, looks like Torchwood. Could be good, could be terrible, and I'll probably enjoy it anyway. Hurray! Still no word on an air date, though, except minor rumours about July.

I am, however, thoroughly amused by the fact that there's a squee post and a review/ reaction post on torch_wood. Ahhh, fandom.

(I mock with love! I'm currently reading - yes, reading, from front to back - Brave New Words, the Oxford science-fiction and SF fannish dictionary. And it's fabulous. I'm up to F.)


Feb. 7th, 2009 12:22 am (UTC)

I'm afraid it all looks a bit too...slick, to be my Torchwood. Ah well, had to happen with the move to BBC1. It'll never be the same, but I'll love it anyway.

The real reason I'm delurking is to rec a fic to you. More than a fic! Because this is one of those fic that comes along only once or twice in a fandom. It's huge, gorgeous, deep, complex...just an amazing piece of writing. It was just completed this past weekend. Cannot recommend it highly enough! Here's a rec and a link:
I Had No Idea I Had Been Traveling
Feb. 8th, 2009 12:54 am (UTC)
Oh, I didn't know it was moving to BBC1! That is a bit worrying. I'm half-convinced QI is suffering from the move already.

I went to check out the fic...about three hours ago. It's great! I'm about halfway through already. I don't read much TW fic because there's so much of it and I don't know how to filter out the good stuff, so torchwood_house looks excellent too, cheers!
Feb. 8th, 2009 02:35 am (UTC)
Make sure you've got tissues handy. (for the tears, get your mind out of the gutter!) *g* If you're halfway through, it's just about to start tearing your heart out by the roots. In a good way.

tw_house is a good rec community. I know what you mean...you have to wade through a boatload of utter dreck to get to the good stuff in this fandom. I swear, if I see one more fic where Jack and Ianto settle down with 2.5 ass-babies, I'm going to...*grits teeth*


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