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For the Old Man's War series are there any sanctioned, visual depictions of what the various aliens species look like? For most of the aliens I can form a mental picture in my head from their descriptions, but for some species (particularly the Obin) I am totally at a loss to how they may actually look.

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  • There's some concept art here for a failed pilot; youtube.com/watch?v=ph74gkuBDkM
    – Valorum
    Commented Sep 30, 2018 at 20:44
  • Related: Does Scalzi describe what the Rraey look like?
    – Jenayah
    Commented Sep 30, 2018 at 20:44
  • @Valorum From skimming that video I thought the aliens presented were passed off as "something he prepared for an earlier project". But aside from that I hated his OMW uniform and ship designs - not keeping on the spirit of the books at all.
    – Peter M
    Commented Sep 30, 2018 at 21:06

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You can see the Obin's on the Subterranean Press Illustrated edition of Zoe's Tale: https://vincentchongart.wordpress.com/2010/12/16/zoes-tale-cover/ Zoe's Tale cover featuring Zoe and her Obin protectors

Also another picture in the gallery of Vincent Chong: www.vincentchong-art.co.uk/2009 the obin.html

Fuglies: www.vincentchong-art.co.uk/2009 fuglies.html Fuglies from book The Last Colony

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  • Not like anything I had pictured in my mind!
    – Peter M
    Commented May 4, 2020 at 12:41
  • Me neither at the time. :D These two actually remind me on Yarael Poof the long necked Jedi Master from The Phantom Menace.
    – Razor
    Commented May 4, 2020 at 12:47

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