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Re: hidden Tycho terminal
Posted By: Bob-B-QDate: 3/17/11 6:07 a.m.

In Response To: Re: hidden Tycho terminal (Godot)

: Not sure I follow this. Durandal's mechanism for escape was obtaining the
: Pfhor ship and he needed you to help him get it. He had already broken
: free of whatever hold Strauss had on him when the Pfhor attacked the
: colony ship.

Keep in mind that it's on Defend THIS! - level 4 out of 27 - that Leela tells us Durandal is already talking to the aliens and has learned some of their names. Two levels later, on The Rose, we find Durandal's rant about failsafes, backups, hardware lockouts and patch behavior daemons.

If Strauss was in fact up to no good, and said no-gooding involved Durandal, he would have needed some kind of insurance against his lab rat getting loose. Perhaps Durandal sent the player to find Strauss for reasons more practical than revenge - and then found a way to disable the insurance without needing Strauss in the meantime, leading to his apparent lack of further interest in Strauss' whereabouts.

Alternatively, perhaps Durandal was just going bonkers and helped the S'pht with Tycho because it seemed like a good idea at the time.

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hidden Tycho terminalJabberwok 3/13/11 8:37 p.m.
     Re: hidden Tycho terminalGodot 3/14/11 9:26 a.m.
           Re: hidden Tycho terminalMarathoner325 3/14/11 2:28 p.m.
                 Strauss' abuseHopper 3/14/11 6:00 p.m.
                       Re: Strauss' abuseBob-B-Q 3/15/11 4:31 a.m.
                             Re: Strauss' abuseGodot 3/15/11 8:39 a.m.
                                   See also: ".45 Magnum" *NM*Bob-B-Q 3/15/11 5:36 p.m.
                       Re: Strauss' abuseGodot 3/15/11 8:56 a.m.
                 Re: hidden Tycho terminalGodot 3/15/11 8:20 a.m.
                       Re: hidden Tycho terminalBob-B-Q 3/15/11 5:39 p.m.
                             Re: hidden Tycho terminalGodot 3/16/11 1:28 p.m.
                                   Re: hidden Tycho terminalJabberwok 3/16/11 7:22 p.m.
                                   Re: hidden Tycho terminalBob-B-Q 3/17/11 6:07 a.m.
                                         Re: hidden Tycho terminalGodot 3/17/11 1:59 p.m.
                                   Re: hidden Tycho terminalchiasaur11 3/17/11 10:45 p.m.
                                         Re: hidden Tycho terminalJabberwok 3/18/11 11:57 a.m.
                                               Re: hidden Tycho terminalchiasaur11 3/18/11 12:41 p.m.
           hidden terminals in generalpoenadare 3/15/11 5:51 a.m.
                 Re: hidden terminals in generalGodot 3/15/11 8:43 a.m.
           Re: hidden Tycho terminalJabberwok 3/15/11 9:34 a.m.
                 Re: hidden Tycho terminalGodot 3/15/11 9:53 a.m.
                       Re: hidden Tycho terminalForrest of B.org 3/15/11 11:27 p.m.
                       Re: hidden Tycho terminalJabberwok 3/16/11 7:16 p.m.
                             Re: hidden Tycho terminalchiasaur11 3/17/11 10:51 p.m.
     Re: hidden Tycho terminalHopper 3/14/11 5:58 p.m.
           Re: hidden Tycho terminalGodot 3/15/11 8:24 a.m.

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