Book 3 - Page 138

Contingencies within contingencies

Book 3 - Page 138
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oslecamo2 temp wrote:
GK already had an elite archon body to reanimate that most certainly knew as much as Bonnie. Charlie's secrets were already out.

Why would Bouncy know more than Bonnie? Bonnie was the commanding archon on 40. Charlie chose Bouncy to set off the dirtamancy bomb. If she had known more than Bonnie, he could have chosen one of the many other less-valuable archons going after Lilith instead. Charlie viewed Bouncy as expendable while he was still on-dish and thinking clearly.
oslecamo2 temp wrote:

That's a moot point because before the suicide squad sacrífice, GK already had an elite archon body to reanimate that most certainly knew as much as Bonnie. Charlie's secrets were already out.

That is a good point. I did forget about Bouncy. Although I don't think Charlie ordered bouncy to set off the bomb (she sacrificed herself), and she was probably high rank, she would have had different information then Bonnie. She likely wouldn't have known about MK casters, or gun smuggling , as she didn't need it for her job. And I don't know how Charlie could have known how Bouncy was brought to the MK. The only one who saw was Bonnie, and Charlie wasn't talking to her.


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You think the surviving free casters will be willing to listen to an explanation, let alone forgive Hamster and then start working with him? .



I wouldn't expect most of the free casters to listen, but a more rational enforcement council would.To them Parson would be able to give his case.
zilfallon wrote:
First, did you forget how Charlie reacts when something he didn't plan for happens? He loses his cool. Look at Parson, he's usually like "oh well, boop happens, let's try something else".


What other instances of this come to mind? When he first discovered decrypted Archons, he didn't lose his cool. He didn't lose his cool when Jillian left Spacerock. His reaction is usually covered by a facade of professionalism, or if the person knows him, a certain amount of terse disdand (Jillian), or even snark (Parson).
Kaed wrote:

-Only casters can go through portals leading into the magic kingdom, under normal situations.
Backing evidence: The total lack of any and all evidence that anyone in the magic kingdom is not a caster until recent events, or that anyone has ever been inside that was not a caster. Casters can enter freely, and at least one non-caster thus far has canonically destroyed themselves walking deliberately into a portal. Parson is a specific anomaly, as is the Charlscomm portal. The archons were noted as uninformed the portal was rigged to allow them through, ergo it does not normally do so. There is no reason for them to mysteriously have an exemption to entering the magic kingdom because they're pseudocasters that was never for some reason mentioned in any way, including by the much more informed archons.


Just to be clear. Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, although it's a fairly decent argument.
Nightseraph wrote:
The question isn't if GWK is going to be banned from the MK forever. Its if Charlie will get the same fate.
The only outcomes I see are Charlie grudgingly being allowed to operate, but with restrictions and higher costs.

Or, both being banned forever, portals closed off.


It's possible that Charlie may be banned as well.

Thing is, Charlie has the arkendish. How do you ban that? How can you stop Charlie from working through proxies and sending private messages and manipulating things behind the scenes like he loves to do?

Meanwhile Hamster can no longer launch sneak attacks directly against other people's capitals.

Being banned from the MK hurts GK a lot more than it does hurt Charlie.

Sir Dr D wrote:
oslecamo2 temp wrote:

That's a moot point because before the suicide squad sacrífice, GK already had an elite archon body to reanimate that most certainly knew as much as Bonnie. Charlie's secrets were already out.

That is a good point. I did forget about Bouncy. Although I don't think Charlie ordered bouncy to set off the bomb (she sacrificed herself), and she was probably high rank, she would have had different information then Bonnie. She likely wouldn't have known about MK casters, or gun smuggling , as she didn't need it for her job. And I don't know how Charlie could have known how Bouncy was brought to the MK. The only one who saw was Bonnie, and Charlie wasn't talking to her.

Archons under Charlie's control aren't really known for improvisation. And he had the arkendish at full power at that time, so I would say that Charlie indeed ordered the closest archon to trigger the bomb to prevent Lillith from committing suicide.

Also every archon certainly saw their dead comrade being dragged away by the fugitive. If nothing else, they would've noticed the absence of Bouncy's remains.

Now while Bouncy just hapened to be the archon closest for the job of blowing herself up, without any time for options, Bonnie and her triads were carefully picked for the suicide squad sacrífice.

Sir Dr D wrote:

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You think the surviving free casters will be willing to listen to an explanation, let alone forgive Hamster and then start working with him? .



I wouldn't expect most of the free casters to listen, but a more rational enforcement council would.To them Parson would be able to give his case.


That's a burned bridge, since Hamster himself publically said in the MK that enforcement councils could go fuck themselves as far as he cared. The free casters certainly haven't forgot that grudge either.

Plus the free dirtmancers, one of the most important faction in the MK, are in Charlie's pockets, as Evans showed by his "we kept the prices of closing GK's tunnel too high so that we may use it for Charlie's plans later" reveal.
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See, thing is, GK already killed more free casters than Charlie.

*sigh*
In self-defense after being attacked by them...
Nightseraph wrote:
If people insist on calling her Aerith, then I can call him Kuroudo.

Nice start, but strictly speaking, she's not Aeris either.
Her name is Earith, which is a modified "Earth". Just look at the katakana. And if you doubt about katakana transliteration, you can dig the game disk itself, her models files are named "earith" or "earisu", don't remember exactly, but they definitely starts with 'e', even in US version.
I have no idea why translation team changed that name (other than in a strange attempt to hide its signamancy, like they did with a guy named Bullet etc).
hitomi2500 wrote:
I have no idea why translation team changed that name (other than in a strange attempt to hide its signamancy, like they did with a guy named Bullet etc).


Probably a (I can't believe I'm linking to TVTropes...) Woolseyism.
Anomynous 167 wrote:
Squall83 wrote:
So, does anyone know who the pink caster is?

My first guess was Nina from Harvest Moon but, as far as I recall, her sprite didn't have a hat.

Yeah, I googled her and it doesn't seem to fit. I looked at the hat and thought Patchouli from Touhou, but when I googled her I saw that apart from a vague similarity of the hat she looks entirely differently.
wih wrote:
Probably a (I can't believe I'm linking to TVTropes...) Woolseyism.


So... that's Transilvito tropes? Oo it feels like a Trap to catch units invading transilvito so they do nothing except reading more and more things until they find they have lost their turn.