Vox Day’s Xanatos Gambit a Confirmed Win (at Least for Vox Day)

Just as planned

“JUST AS PLANNED!”

“…I told everyone that this year was about the nominations and the best we could reasonably hope for was to provoke them into voting No Award… which they dutifully did.

Our execution wasn’t flawless. I made two mistakes, one which was fortuitous as it permitted Three Body Problem to make the shortlist and win, and one which was stupid as it cost us a 6th category in novelette. Our discipline could also have been better, although I don’t see that it would have made any difference at all with regards to either the nominations or the awards. But I trust the moderate approach is now sufficiently discredited in everyone’s eyes.” – Vox Day

“The real winner this year was Vox Day and the Rabid Puppies. Yep. You CHORFing idiots don’t seem to realize that Brad, Sarah, and I were the reasonable ones who spent most of the summer talking Vox out of having his people No Award the whole thing to burn it down, but then you did it for him. He got the best of both worlds. Oh, but now you’re going to say that Three Body Problem won, and that’s a victory for diversity! You poor deluded fools… That was Vox’s pick for best novel. That’s the one most of the Rabid Puppies voted for too.” – Larry Correia.

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2 responses to “Vox Day’s Xanatos Gambit a Confirmed Win (at Least for Vox Day)

    • If I were a masochist, I’d point out to the gloaters on wordpress that Guardians of the Galaxy was a slate nominee and Vox threw his weight behind Cixin so that the non-white author of a non-english book could edge into first place for best novel.

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