- Jul 18, 2015
ohhhhhhhhhhhhthat looks good!!
Not just you, I had no idea what was going on. I eventually understood that it was a dream sequence, but not what it meant. And did she or didn't she, as you say? It wasn't answered.Just to ensure that perceptively challenged people like me could follow the action, they marked dream Minerva with a slight cut on her left cheek...i
I think that "the gift" is a benevolent technology gone terribly wrong, developed by the ancients (that would be us, I guess). Unless they were using the label ironically, it seems unlikely that the gift was created to turn human beings into weapons.My biggest problem is probably going to be the explanation of the gift itself. For all the technology, it is going to be some kind of magic like the Star Wars 'Force' but without the midichlorians.
The gift may be the curse that destroyed the ancients.
Yeah, the gift distribution from Pilgrim to his most faithful subjects was quite ritualistic, not to mention spectacular. Injecting them with immortality juice would have been a little blah.From the "benevolent" use that the Abbess spoke of, maybe it was developed as a medical 'healing' procedure rather than that 'super-soldier' trope. However, the existence of the 'temple' tends towards the latter explanation. Also, the 'temple' doesn't look very 'medical' to me. On the other hand, it also seems a little steampunk too, and not very far into the future - it is very mecho-electrical rather than electronic - and wouldn't gene-splicing be done with something akin to bone marrow injections, rather than holding hands with a phallic stone carving?
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