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PostPosted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 8:14 pm 
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He's a tough-but-fair polar bear cop with a dark secret!

It's a sapient no-longer-non-lethal weapon!

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ROFL.

I WANT to see that episode!


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As ethics go, it would probably be easy to migrate the tater to a maraca node like Ennesby has. (Maybe not quite as easy, since it's not viral.) ((And ignoring for a moment that Ennesby's chassis has a gun too.))

Whether the tater would prefer this over having to leave Dom Atlantis is another question, of course.


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Are Captain Landon and Smart Tater joining the Toughs? Duh Duh Duh!

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Doubt Landon will become a member of the Toughs, for both in-universe and storytelling reasons.

In-universe: Given that being IA means you have to be even more squeaky-clean and morally upright (so to speak, and not a pun on his bipedal stance) than regular JSC officers, I can't imagine he has any particular desire to join up with a group whose hat bears a seriously gray shade.

Storytelling: He doesn't really bring anything to the table for the Toughs that isn't already provided by others (even if not on-screen at the moment). Morality? The reverend and his wife have that covered. Big mean omnivore with a penchant for eating people? Schlock. Big grunts, non-human or otherwise? Elizabeth and Chisulo, and to a lesser extent Andy. Landon's intelligence hasn't been discussed (though I imagine you wouldn't want an idiot in charge of IA), but Kevyn and to a lesser extent Elf have that aspect.

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He would add one thing the Toughs don't currently have on staff: A trained investigator. With the kind of problems the Toughs keep running into, a combat-capable trained investigator could be very helpful, if only to unravel the latest thing their employers are plotting.

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I thought he was just persuading her not to go for the human justice system.


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Wait.

Just so we're clear, this bear ate four nanite infested people, and somehow did not catch the infection himself. Despite the amount of blood he had to have come into contact with, the amount of open wounds he had, and the fact that he actually ingested FOUR separate individuals, he somehow managed to not only avoid death outright, but also avoid being infected, and become not just combat capable, but combat effective.

One is unlikely. Two are improbable. Three are, to quote that awesome samurai ninja robot from Samurai Jack, unbelievable.

I'm telling you, the Terminator could take lessons on how to be a Determinator (obligatory tv tropes link not inserted, for a change)

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