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The Nightstar Zoo • View topic - March 18, 2018 One's cozy, two's a crowd

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:09 am 
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Ahahahaha.


Eh. So Ellen and Schlock are going to be taken by the Uuplechans and tried for, well, whatever probably.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:51 am 
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Looks like her deathwish is acting up again.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:59 am 
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Pretty much, yeah.

with a side of "this Elf wants to 'be with him'", IMO.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:41 pm 
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Really though, can you blame her?

THIS Ellen remembers her husband coming to a huge epiphany about their relationship and how he's been an arrogant asshole, and -honestly- decided that he needed to change, on his own.

The new Kevyn out of the vat will probably get force-fed that recording to "catch him up", but Vat-Kevyn is never going to have a chance to come to that conclusion organically.

Vat-Elf being reset to the same time-frame gives that grand marrige epiphany a second chance to actually happen organically, rather than Kevyn being force-fed it from scratch and Ellen (Oh so patientlyh, because she's known for that sort of thing) waiting for him to catch up.

I'm not saying it's the -healthiest- thing to do. But I understand the motivation.
It seems like getting a new "you" decanted costs is time.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:55 pm 
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Of course of the Uuplechan turn out to be reasonable, but not too lenient, and just put her in jail for a while, then her entire plan will get derailed.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:36 am 
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Why do you all think she's lying at this point?


Yes, earlier she said "I'm leaving last" and that was a lie, but at this point what is the purpose of further lying? Why bother? No, she's being truthful, she has no spoken intentions of dying, she just wants alone time to sort her feelings out and maybe she's right, maybe the Uuplechans will accept her surrender as a gesture of good faith.

Of course we all suspect that she'll end up alive and in continued possession of the ship... and end up having to fish all the parts out of the shitter.


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Because this isn't the first time she's demonstrated self-destructive tendencies?

The thing about Laz-R-Us is, you can actually survive your (successful) Heroic Sacrifice. In some sense.


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I think evileeyore may be right, and she's not lying, since if she really wanted to kill herself, she could simply draw her sidearm and blow her brains out. Or set the ship to self-destruct. Waiting on others to do the deed is not reliable; that next long-gun shot may not come there, or the Uuplechan may sentence her to life imprisonment instead of death.

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So, beyond retard-stupidity dialed to 15, what's the point of all this?
I mean, really?


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