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Chapter 38: Discussion
« on: August 14, 2013, 10:41:39 pm »
This is the thread for discussing Chapter 38: The Bone Structure of Revenge

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2013, 04:04:21 pm »
I really hope you didn't just re-enter Mary to have her killed off like that... but it sure does look that way  :(

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2013, 11:05:29 pm »
unless she has some sorta freaky ability in which she can regenerate from her skeleton later when they throw out her remains

that would really suck for them

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2013, 09:35:13 am »
I'm half hoping Susperia pops up and helps her out. I have always felt Mary has redeeming qualities. Maybe with her going to the big city, eating up the badguys while standing up for all who are unfortunate, ironically fulfilling her wish of being a champion of the people, in a morbid, canibal way. :P I hope she's somehow spared or saved, unless her being destroyed by the wizards serves as some example to show how strong they are, only for Susperia to maybe someday wipe them out  in turn, without effort, giving a contrast of how immensely powerful Susperia might be.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2013, 02:44:05 pm »
Looking fairly permanent.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2013, 05:08:39 pm »
Looks like it. :( Unless the Slender Thin Man somehow had a failsafe, or she can restore from her ashes. If not atleast she's at peace.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2013, 09:25:13 am »
More like at molecules.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2013, 09:01:33 pm »
unless we were just given an entire lecture on nanomachines for some specific, plot related reason

(the emphasis is on organic matter!)

that being said, the other woman with the naked tattoo power didn't quite survive her ordeal, but then again she wasn't specifically granted freakish regeneration powers

overall this seems very anticlimactic
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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2013, 04:47:48 am »
Hmmmmm... ... ...

I really don't like Suspiria-bone-horned-lady design :(

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2013, 08:39:51 pm »
You know... Moby's expression does not say she isn't enjoying Crests "too-tight" embrace!
"...no amount of force can control a free man, a man whose mind is free.  No, not the rack, not fission bombs, not anything - you can't conquer a free man; the most you can do is Kill him." - Robert A. Heinlein


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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2013, 03:22:57 pm »
Hmmm...? :)

... {Lascivious grin...}... I wonder home much 'cumming' she will demand of him? ;)

Crest - "Er..so your telling me level five sorcery is... tantric?" {So that's why's she so horny... eek! I hope I can survive this!!!}
« Last Edit: August 26, 2013, 03:26:36 pm by sunphoenix »
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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2013, 11:41:44 pm »
"Come with me."

Crest: "Yes Mistress Sus... WAIT A MINUTE!!"

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2013, 06:34:55 pm »
"Members of the conclave we must all gather in one place to decided what to do about Suspirna AND effectively make ourselves a collective target of opportunity!"

lols!
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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2013, 03:59:42 pm »
Is Shepard there?

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #14 on: September 03, 2013, 10:15:00 am »
And Crazy Pants girl seems to have a point.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2013, 01:27:52 am »
i really like the shading in the bottom right corner ^_^  and looking forward to whats next as usual brion ^_^
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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2013, 03:11:33 am »
heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere's johnny

i hope this goes somewhere, i never trusted "person with bandages hiding her entire face"

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2013, 12:04:45 pm »
Aww... I was hoping for some truth-telling. Come on, tell me some truths!

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #18 on: September 07, 2013, 12:50:58 pm »
"That which has been seen cannot be UN-seen."

I expect she wears those bandages for a very good reason.  And I agree.. I never really trusted her either...

Yes, some truth would be nice... I'm not sure here who is in the right ...as both their methods seem to be the same..kill those who have or may potentially wronged you.  Neither is on the, per se, "solid moral ground" here.
« Last Edit: September 12, 2013, 01:15:35 am by sunphoenix »
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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #19 on: September 12, 2013, 07:46:17 am »
No one is denying this yet.


EDIT - And now Crazy Pants has casus belli.
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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2013, 11:14:36 am »
Ahhh, Qtalda, you executioner, you. I wonder if it's legal to wipe memories from traumatised children in the hopes that they won't grow up to want revenge for their dead criminal parents? Seems a bit iffy to me, but maybe the Phalanx can do stuff like that with no legal repercussions?

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #21 on: September 15, 2013, 10:48:37 pm »
Qtilda: Why yes, it is Grey Poupon

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #22 on: September 16, 2013, 07:24:47 am »
Looks like Suspiria was too much of a genius for them to contain with their web of deceit. Win some, lose everything. :o

Well, maybe. I guess there's a small possibility that she won't kill them all and destroy everything they've worked so hard to build.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #23 on: September 16, 2013, 07:44:05 am »
Crazypants still seems crazy.  But a little less insane.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #24 on: September 16, 2013, 09:17:28 am »
Qdilda: This trap will stop even a class 4 sorcerer
Suspiria: ....
Qtilda: *faceless smug expression*
Suspiria: The trap would indeed stop a class 4 sorcerer, it's a shame I'm a class 5 sorcerer
Qtilda: Whut?
Suspiria: Or perhaps that was just a distraction so my boy there could wallop one of your friends from behind. Suck it!

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #25 on: September 19, 2013, 03:04:45 am »
I'm thinking that Crest's role was to hear what Qtalda just admitted. Whether or not Suspiria will live through this still seems to be up in the air. Sure, she might have the power to survive, but if she needed Crest there to witness the event, possibly with one of those sending stones or whatever they're called, then she might be willing to sacrifice herself to reveal the truth.

Or perhaps she just sacrificed a clone? Because who knows what strange powers she might have.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #26 on: September 20, 2013, 01:06:03 pm »
breaking the fourth wall here, but I kind of doubt somebody can just kill off two characters in one part of an arc without there being any actual reason storywise, so I'll be waiting to see what comes of this

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2013, 07:52:27 pm »
Kind of on the edge of my seat.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #28 on: September 21, 2013, 03:33:54 pm »
Kind of on the edge of my seat.

I am too. I imagine there is more to Suspiria's plan than to be a sacrifice as she couldn't have known he would confess. It does undermine the whole Conclave if they were using those projection gems to broadcast it, but again there wasn't any reason to know Qtilda would have confessed so easily.

So I'm curious. I admit as well I hold out hope of Blood Mary. Why? Because in any work of fiction whether a TV show or book or otherwise, there are certain chars which catch the audience's attention far more than expected. It's why you see certain chars intended only for a single episode or arc take off and become major parts of a show's story. The same happens in comics and elsewhere. Sort of pre-web virality. When an author stumbles onto a char that resonates like that, it's worth expanding on it because it isn't so common. So cross fingers in that regard.

That of course is a whole separate issue from what Suspiria's plan is and what's happened to her. Perhaps she's simply learned to co-opt those tiny little machines to hold her essence until she decides to return her body now that she's a magical savant? The body itself was a construct to fool Qtilda? I don't know. I suppose she could be dead, but that would indeed seem a bit bleh, particularly as ties back to Crest too. Look forward to seeing how it all plays out though.

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Re: Chapter 38: Discussion
« Reply #29 on: September 23, 2013, 11:57:57 am »
Why are there three Bloody Mary's...?

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