|Posted By: MrHen||Date: 4/6/05 6:43 p.m.|
In Response To: Counter-theory (howekern)
: I'm not sure if this has been mentioned before (if it has, I appologize), but
: The reason I mention this is, it offers a theory (supports an existing
: Perhaps this is Durandal's shame, that he was and was intended to be
Interesting. If this is the case, it wouldn't be the actual purpose of the Marathon for testing the AI on Tau Ceti. It might have been Strauss' intention to test them, and it seems extremely likely. The common view (from what I can tell) is that Durandal's shame is his forcing to be Strauss' lab rat.
But did Strauss stick the Battleroids on Marathon to keep control of the AI? It makes sense. I still get the feeling he had something else up his sleeve. I think Strauss liked to keep Durandal under control and doesn't appear to have tinkered with the other two. While he could have been heading to Tau Ceti for AI testing, it is possible he was planning on taking over the colony with the Battleroids. Who knows? Obviously not us...
: This seems to me to be the simplest theory that fits the evidence we have.
What it doesn't account for are the references in the Tycho terminal I mentioned. I personally don't think anything mentioned in the Marathon terminals is without some significance. It seems that Strauss and Durandal are somehow connected to the Battleroids and thus "You". Strauss was planning to use you, and probably already had. Strauss wanted something that could only come from military power. What was it?
: Again, if this has already been batted-about, I am unaware, and I am
I haven't seen it directly expressed here yet. Though I'm extremely new to the forum.
|Durandal's shame: Two Theories (long)||MrHen||4/5/05 8:55 p.m.|
|Not a single format goof... I've impressed myself. *NM*||MrHen||4/5/05 8:56 p.m.|
|I only saw one typo! *Applauds* *NM*||Bob-B-Q||4/6/05 3:26 a.m.|
|Re: Durandal's shame: Two Theories (long)||Claude Errera||4/6/05 7:40 a.m.|
|Ah, thank you!||MrHen||4/6/05 8:08 a.m.|
|Re: Ah, thank you!||Forrest of B.org||4/6/05 8:34 a.m.|
|Okay, that makes sense.||MrHen||4/6/05 10:05 a.m.|
|Counter-theory||howekern||4/6/05 3:46 p.m.|
|Strauss||MrHen||4/6/05 6:43 p.m.|
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