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Discussion in 'Choose Your Own Adventure Land' started by treave, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. asxetos Augur

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    C2 pretty awesome excuse. gj Lambchop19
     
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  2. treave Arcane Patron

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    Fair enough. I'll still be maintaining B's reasoning, so in the end it makes no difference to me. :M

    ...After all, you can't have two number ones.
     
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  3. asxetos Augur

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    It is a bit different though, because we reveal to the Wudu that we are the new Fire Lord.
     
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  4. treave Arcane Patron

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    That's the excuse. The reasoning behind it remains the same. As a delaying tactic.
     
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  5. Nevill Arcane

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    Didn't we want to do away with numbers?
    I get it, the girls might feel differently, but at the very least I want Jing himself to think that way.
     
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  6. asxetos Augur

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    Well, it also states a dual wedding and puts an end to waifu numbering.
     
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  7. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    Its a paradigm shift!
     
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  8. treave Arcane Patron

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    You might not want numbering, but both the Wudu Cult and Fire Temple will be concerned about it. As the future head of the sect, Qilin can't be playing second fiddle, or be lowered to sharing a spot. As the Holy Maiden, it'd be an insult if Yunzi did not come first for the Fire Lord.

    This issue isn't going to disappear just because you pay lip service to equality.
     
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  9. The Brazilian Slaughter Arcane

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    Me too.
    If not for Cao'er, Jing would've been killed by bandits. She never creates trouble for us, and is brainy and useful and generally nice and good. Cao'er is best wife.
     
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  10. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    As a side note: to beat the transcendent one we need to boost our int and wis. We need into tao scriptures.
    Absorb our lacking part!
     
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  11. asxetos Augur

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    There is a saying in Greece that goes like 'If the bride(s) and the groom want it, the inlaws can shut the fuck up.'
     
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  12. Nevill Arcane

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    Hm. I know just the right way out of this! :P

    Since the succession in the Wudu Cult is matrilineal and the cult itself is somewhat of a matriarchat with Tulu Huodu as an exception, I propose that Qilin makes us her first husband, and we make Yunzi our first wife. There! Solved!

    Qilin wears the pants in our relationship as the leader of her sect, and we are the man in a marriage with Yunzi as the leader of our own cult.

    Everyone is happy! Especially since Qilin already plays us like a fiddle, so we don't even have a pride to lose. :lol:
     
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  13. Fangshi Arcane

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    Do we... do we get to wear a dress at the wedding?

    Will it be a pretty dress?

    This is kind of important. :oops:
     
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  14. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    nailed it! And Jing could have come up with this in his trolling ways :D
     
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  15. treave Arcane Patron

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    I'll add that as an actual option C if you want. No problem. It'd have a real difference in outcome. :M

    Hm...

    Edit: On further thought, there might be an issue with the Fire Lord being subject to another woman that isn't God. Officially, I mean. Would have to do some creative explaining.
     
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  16. Nevill Arcane

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    Well, you have to admit, she does not have to play second fiddle if the can boss us around regardless of her wife number. :lol:
     
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  17. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    We will give women a goddes like status as ther are the bearers of children. If they give life they must be special. And we dictate the rules :troll:
     
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  18. Azira Arcane Patron

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    We only dictate the rules as long as it fits with scripture.

    The pope can't arse up new rules out of nowhere for instance. There has to be something in the scriptures to justify it.
     
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  19. Kz3r0 Arcane

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    Bad comparison, and by the way that is what theology is all about.
     
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  20. Kipeci Magister

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    To please the Zoroastrians shouldn't we be trying to have Jing marry a long-lost sister instead?
     
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  21. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    Bad example as it is exaxtly what happens tbroughout the churches history :D
     
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  22. Nevill Arcane

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    Challenge accepted. :cool:

    The words 'Ahura Mazda' mean literally 'The Wise God'. There is only one God, and we are not a God, but merely His representative on earth. Some would say, we are His reincarnation. However, though the God may be one, there is no such thing to be said about the reincarnations. (We may or may not mention that the deceased Lord Ahura was another incarnation, not a false one, to strengthen our words - depends on whether or not we want to vilify him).

    But here is the thing - the God, Ahura Mazda, does not have a gender. The words that comprise the term are 'Ahura', which is associated with masculinity and means 'Lord', and 'Mazda', which is decisively feminine and denotes 'Wisdom'. It would be logical to assume that a single male incarnation can not represent the God in His wholeness. Yes, we are Ahura, their Lord, and Qilin is Mazda, the one whose words we follow, for is it not right for the Wise God to be guided by Wisdom first and foremost?

    Their previous Lord understood that he is not whole, which is why he tried to seek Mazda out (certainly he had a higher purpose in mind and wasn't just a lusty rapey freak, was he?), but the fate did not deem his worthy to receive the blessing of Wisdom, and so he perished without being united with his second half. Which is a polite way of saying that he died like a giant flaming moron.

    So the representatives of the God are actually both Qilin and Jing, with Jing as a ruler and Qilin as an advisor. They are whole, yet sepatate, which allows Jing to have his own wives and have Qilin outside of the rankings. We have a precedent of multiple incarnations of a single God who sought to have Qilin on their side, so it can be speculated that she must be important to their religion in some way. The meaning of the words supports the theory. Just give it to Xiahou Yu to proofread for obvious goofs, give Ameretat a slap on the ass and get Vahista drink himself unconscious so that he would not hear a word of it until it is over and done.

    ...I'm having way too much fun with this. :lol:
     
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  23. Akkudakku Arbiter

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    All we have to do is troll around the holy flame and fake a vision!
    Just like eclipses and egiptians.

    Also nevill where is Yunzi in your equation?
     
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  24. treave Arcane Patron

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    An advisor is subject to his or her Lord.

    Alternatively, if they are both separate parts of a whole, they have equal ranking. She'll still have to prove herself by dipping into the Holy Flame before they'll accept it. Thanks to your luck, you get BBQ Qilin, you waifu murderer.
     
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  25. Nevill Arcane

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    But of course she is the wife No.1! She is our Holy Maiden, we can't have her to be second or third.

    You just had to spoil it, did you?

    Hm, I wonder if that part with the Flame could be avoided with clever mental gymnastics.

    Besides, why would they have equal rankings? They may be two parts of a whole, but they don't have to be equal and identical parts, like yin and yang. You can't demand from yin to be able to do what yang does.
     
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