Book 3 - Page 51

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I wouldn't be so sure. Just because Maggie can theoretically listen in doesn't mean that she always is listening.
Though getting a peak into Sizemore's state of mind may be another reason she thinks they should link.
0beron wrote:
I may fall under the purview of things the Great Minds don't want them to talk about.


I'm sure you do!

I think Sizemore will end up right that the exact thing proposed is a category error and nonsense, while missing the point that checking it out really is worthwhile because something related in some way will be.

I am 85% confident that this will not bring him to master class.
Nightmare fuel:

They try the link up, it's successful (in whatever way), and Mr "I remember people's names now" Stanley yells "Good job Sizemore!" while they're still linked.

:(
If Digdoug does end up joining Gobwin Knob, it might even become a way to relieve some of Sizemore's aggravation. Especially if they let him be the civic Dirtamancer while Digdoug becomes the battle Dirtamancer.

It would be a pretty hard sell to Stanley though.
drachefly wrote:

I'm sure you do!

I think Sizemore will end up right that the exact thing proposed is a category error and nonsense, while missing the point that checking it out really is worthwhile because something related in some way will be.

I am 85% confident that this will not bring him to master class.

Ooooooopsie!

But yeah, good assessment about Sizemore's opinion. However, I think that this might in fact be exactly what it takes to make him a Master. Working on the one city structure specifically designed for combat might shatter his nonsense illusion that peace is possible in Erfworld. By bridging his civic skills with combat power, he might finally realize that everything is intrinsically for war, and that he's equally capable of combat as he is for civics.
0beron wrote:

But yeah, good assessment about Sizemore's opinion. However, I think that this might in fact be exactly what it takes to make him a Master. Working on the one city structure specifically designed for combat might shatter his nonsense illusion that peace is possible in Erfworld. By bridging his civic skills with combat power, he might finally realize that everything is intrinsically for war, and that he's equally capable of combat as he is for civics.


Eeerrr, Sizemore has been bridging his civil skills with combat power long ago. He used to be GK's janitor. And even cleaning up poop was weaponized by turning s*** into Crap Golems that can blow themselves up. Why Sizemore is reluctant here is another reason. In his own words:

I'm thinking about ending the lives of others.
Your plan will succeed.
Or it will fail. By Fate and by Luck and by Numbers.
But whatever happens, I'll have croaked a lot of people tomorrow.
I've tasted it, Warlord.
And I don't like it.
But you can't release me from that. Can you.
No.
Then I think... I think I have to hate you.


Sizemore is perfectly aware that dirtmancy can be dead killy. But he hates seeing it used for that. He wants to make gardens and pretty buildings, not huge and ugly killer robots.
drachefly wrote:
0beron wrote:
I may fall under the purview of things the Great Minds don't want them to talk about.


I'm sure you do!

I think Sizemore will end up right that the exact thing proposed is a category error and nonsense, while missing the point that checking it out really is worthwhile because something related in some way will be.

I am 85% confident that this will not bring him to master class.


I'm thinking the plan will fail in some way, just because they're doing it doing their downtime if Jetstone or Charlie were assaulting them right now it would work 100% but since this isn't a dramatic moment this might be just Parson overreaching like he did when he wanted a portal gun.
xanthus247 wrote:
It's like a pun cried out, and was silenced.
Base of Ace


Looking at Maggie holding the inanimate golem
"All that she wants - is a golem, baby!"

alternatively - I pictured the tower becoming mobile, and they decided to test it on a city of a Jitterati ally by the name of Alderan. after all,
mroozee wrote:
Jitterati is too remote to make an effective demonstration.
youngstormlord wrote:
It's going to be a failure. Why? Because that's the toy "Solitaire transformer" from the movie Big. Management loved it. They thought it was going to be the next big thing. It took Tom Hanks as magically grown child to tell them it sucks (and he couldn't put it in words, too!).

Parson is management in this instance.

Interesting. I thought of the movie too ("I don't get it. It's a building. What's fun about playing with a building?") but somehow I don't see Parson falling into the same trap. Besides, this robot is meant to be more functional than fun.