|Re: Strauss, Durandal, Godhood, and You|
|Posted By: MrHen||Date: 9/1/05 10:15 a.m.|
In Response To: Re: Strauss, Durandal, Godhood, and You (Andrew McNeill)
Unfortunately, I also cannot dive into the terminals just yet. I hope to be back later tonight... but in the meantime:
: -Strauss had inflicted some sort of "humiliation" on Durandal,
Yes. This is mentioned frequently. Rumors have it that Mars was involved and my best guess is Durandal was involved with the incident that caused the Mars war.
: -Strauss kept one of the 10 Mjolnir's on the Marathon (or somewhere away from
You know... I hadn't actually thought about that. I suppose 'you' are special. Durandal makes a comment that Strauss was scared of 'you' and never dreamed of using 'you' the way Durandal himself was using 'you'. I wouldn't be surprised to find out the relationship between Strauss, Durandal, and 'you' extends as far back as the history contained in the Marathon series.
: -On the AI peronal-ads terminal, it says
Wasn't the better shot message in the Manual? I assumed it was merely referring to the BoBs.
: -Tycho charmingly mentions how when Tau Ceti was destroyed, he picked up
I don't think Tycho's statement means anything beyond he expects 'you' to die. Depending on the rest of the context I would still read that as "you are no different, in the end you will be no better".
: Now, put these things together, and I give you the following extension of
: Strauss saw that AI constructs were effectively immortal, limited
It'll be interesting to read the terminals with this in mind.
: Side note: the Gherrit White story which is probably a metaphor for Strauss
The Gherrit White story... ah, I love Marathon.
|Strauss, Durandal, Godhood, and You||Truebe||8/29/05 1:40 a.m.|
|Re: Strauss, Durandal, Godhood, and You||Bob-B-Q||8/29/05 4:19 a.m.|
|Re: Strauss, Durandal, Godhood, and You||Andrew||8/30/05 8:37 a.m.|
|Re: Strauss, Durandal, Godhood, and You||Andrew McNeill||8/30/05 4:14 p.m.|
|Re: Strauss, Durandal, Godhood, and You||MrHen||9/1/05 10:15 a.m.|
|Re: Strauss, Durandal, Godhood, and You||Andrew||9/4/05 4:23 a.m.|
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