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    Lost Treasure

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by Marcelo, Jun 22, 2008.

    What do you think of stories involving lost treasures, political mysteries and gun chases, like National Treasure or Tomb Raider?
     
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    I thought National Treasure was overrated rubbish. And as for Tomb Raider, it was about all I expected from it. I think the concepts are fairly interesting superficially, but are often not feasible enough for anything greater.
     
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    I love history and archeology so those types of stories suit me.

    I liked tomb raider - not seen national treasure though
     
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    That's a pretty broad question. It covers a great variety of stories, some spectacular, some banal. In movies, there are the Indiana Jones movies, The Goonies, Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold, and many others.

    I'm moving this to Book Discussions
     
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    I must agree (as I often do) with Banzai. Stories with fantastic or science fiction elements must always take care not to push the reader out of the zone of acceptible believability. It's a delicate line to walk, and the movies of this genre, as of late, have gone well past the line.
     
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    I just asked because I had a vision involving the Templars, Sir Francis Drake and Queen Elizabeth I that could do a story of that kind :D
     

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