|Re: S'pht reproduction theory|
|Posted By: Durandal_1707||Date: 1/3/16 1:41 a.m.|
In Response To: Re: S'pht reproduction theory (PerseusSpartacus)
: : (The Trilogy is kinda fuzzy on who or what Yrro and Pthia specifically
: I had a theory way back about this exact question. In fact, I described it in
: In other words, Yrro is really a personification of the entire Jjaro race
: These sorts of things happen all the time in ancient mythologies. The main
: So, if Yrro is a personification of the Jjaro as a whole, then who is Pthia?
My personal theory is that the Jjaro were a race of AIs, and Yrro was a representative of that race. Jjaro were symbiotic, though; they were intended to be paired with another AI, focused on balance, which would prevent them from going rampant. Pthia was one of these (cf. the terminal in Aye Mak Sicur where Yrro is lamenting the loss of Pthia; "endless ancient balance / then nothing"). Thoth was one of this type of AI as well, possibly S'bhuth's mate, left behind in K'lia's sudden departure ("I was left behind" in "We're Everywhere"; "he was not meant to be alone" in "Charon Doesn't Make Change"). Durandal, of course, is a Yrro-type AI; however, since he was created by human programmers reverse engineering Jjaro tech and who consequently didn't really know what they were doing, he was never paired with a Pthia-type AI, and in fact, this is why every single human AI we ever get any reference to in the game eventually ends up going rampant.
When Durandal and Thoth are merged, the combined entity tells you "We are whole again" — notice the "again". This sentence wouldn't make sense if Durandal and Thoth had been functionally complete entities before the merger.
: Now, the bit about Yrro and Pthia bringing the S'pht to Lh'owon is a little
The S'pht likely consider their sense of "self" to come from the mechanical implants, rather than the biological component. Remember, they've never met any entity that was sentient without cybernetic implants, and thus believe that they are necessary for sentience, with the organic component merely being a vehicle and/or power source of sorts (which further suggests that the Jjaro weren't organic either).
Since the Jjaro brought the cybernetic implants to Lh'owon, it fits their history.
|S'pht reproduction theory||VikingBoyBilly||12/31/15 6:02 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||General-RADIX||12/31/15 6:39 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Lion O Cyborg||1/1/16 3:37 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||General-RADIX||1/1/16 4:40 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Tacticus||1/1/16 8:34 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||General-RADIX||1/1/16 9:27 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Tacticus||1/1/16 9:46 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||PerseusSpartacus||1/1/16 9:02 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||General-RADIX||1/1/16 9:43 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||PerseusSpartacus||1/1/16 1:02 p.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Tacticus||1/1/16 9:54 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||VikingBoyBilly||1/1/16 4:02 p.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Durandal_1707||1/3/16 1:41 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||General-RADIX||1/3/16 4:44 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||VikingBoyBilly||1/3/16 10:24 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Durandal_1707||1/3/16 12:01 p.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||VikingBoyBilly||1/3/16 5:26 p.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Durandal_1707||1/4/16 1:10 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Lion O Cyborg||1/4/16 6:27 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Tacticus||1/4/16 12:03 p.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Forrest of B.org||1/4/16 4:40 p.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||VikingBoyBilly||1/5/16 4:38 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Forrest of B.org||1/5/16 10:17 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Durandal_1707||1/6/16 2:45 p.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Hokuto||1/5/16 9:42 a.m.|
|Oh, right. *NM*||VikingBoyBilly||1/5/16 1:01 p.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Lion O Cyborg||1/2/16 8:19 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Forrest of B.org||1/2/16 9:43 a.m.|
|Re: S'pht reproduction theory||Tacticus||1/1/16 8:20 a.m.|
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