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Offline Lambonius

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Re: MOE in TSL
« Reply #160 on: December 09, 2010, 06:45:59 AM »
Maybe the mirror clouding wasn't the work of some wizard, but fate; What I mean is--
The Mirror can foretell the future. Maybe Alexander's kidnapping was an unexpected twist of fate, and for the Daventry, with their son (and presumably, thus their heir) missing, the future of Daventry was clouded; unclear.
Perhaps the Fates and whoever controls them were bickering....

Actually, I'm pretty sure this was exactly how they intended the clouded mirror to be interpreted.  :)  Clouded mirror = clouded future.

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Re: MOE in TSL
« Reply #161 on: December 10, 2010, 01:08:10 AM »
I was gonna say that was exactly the interpretation that I'm using in my fan fiction! Hurrah!
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Re: MOE in TSL
« Reply #162 on: December 10, 2010, 03:35:34 PM »
Not particularly the interpretation they took in KQ4, but whatever :).
Well, ya, King's Quest is on Earth. Daventry is very old city from a long time ago. It's in ruins now and people aren't quite sure exactly where it used to be. There are some archaeologists searching through the ruins, they think they know its Daventry. But its somewhere on Earth."-Roberta Williams http://kingsquest.wikia.com/wiki/File:Daventryisearth.ogg

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Re: MOE in TSL
« Reply #163 on: December 10, 2010, 04:48:21 PM »
Not particularly the interpretation they took in KQ4, but whatever :).
Did they explain the "why" of it in KQ4? I don't recall that but I'd be interested to hear.
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Re: MOE in TSL
« Reply #164 on: December 10, 2010, 05:24:45 PM »
Well, its implied that Manannan cast the spell, to prevent anyone following after him and finding where he took Alexander (it doesn't actually specifically mention Alexander, just that he kidnapped a child), but also to prevent anyone from finding out how to defeat the dragon. Meanwhile the entire 18 years, he was having fun watching from his home, the Dragon terrorize other countries, including Daventry (which could imply that he was behind the dragon).
Well, ya, King's Quest is on Earth. Daventry is very old city from a long time ago. It's in ruins now and people aren't quite sure exactly where it used to be. There are some archaeologists searching through the ruins, they think they know its Daventry. But its somewhere on Earth."-Roberta Williams http://kingsquest.wikia.com/wiki/File:Daventryisearth.ogg