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  • The offending statement, which contains onion-like layers of ignorance too thick to peel away here, was: I get a kick out of folks who call for equality now, the people on the left, 'Well, equality, we want equality.'

    Philip Goldberg: Sanctum Santorum: He's Not The Only Ignorant One

  • Though this is purely my opinion, but I think the onion-like skin was never meant to be a requirement in casting, I think it was always relegated to be the magic of make-up.

    Twilight Lexicon » Meet Caius!

  • I always think that Caius will be like Aro, old with onion-like skin.

    Twilight Lexicon » Meet Caius!

  • I think the reason so many people picture the Volturi as older is because they are always called ancient and all that and their skin is “onion-like” or whatever. but they very well could have been changed as a young age. in my opinion he looks like he can be menacing and a little frightening.

    Twilight Lexicon » Meet Caius!

  • The offending statement, which contains onion-like layers of ignorance too thick to peel away here, was: I get a kick out of folks who call for equality now, the people on the left, 'Well, equality, we want equality.'

    Philip Goldberg: Sanctum Santorum: He's Not The Only Ignorant One

  • And his great story telling ability becomes more obvious as you read the books and the deeper and deeper layers of the onion-like true history of the Paratwa is revealed.

    Oldie Book Review: "Liege-Killer" by Christopher Hinz

  • The book is something of a character study and a treatise on the emotional impact of the rejeuvenation technology, but although Hamilton can certainly create cool characters, he is less adept at providing them with onion-like layers of complexity and depth.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • A star named Cassiopeia A blew up in such a tidy manner that it retained much of its original onion-like layering. (w/pic)

    Photos of the Destruction of ‘Cassiopeia A’ | Impact Lab

  • I think this book is a little onion-like... you end up having to peel away layers to get at the goods.

    Reviews of fantasy and science fiction books

  • The book is something of a character study and a treatise on the emotional impact of the rejeuvenation technology, but although Hamilton can certainly create cool characters, he is less adept at providing them with onion-like layers of complexity and depth.

    Misspent Youth by Peter F. Hamilton

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