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Author Topic: Orchis and Nettle  (Read 1478 times)

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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #15 on: July 28, 2019, 12:22:59 AM »
I mean, that's as good a reason as any, far as I'm concerned. I've turned around worse characters.

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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #16 on: July 28, 2019, 12:25:08 AM »
It would have been great if the Vervain + Orchis relationship had been explored more.  But Vervain was killed off in the same episode he first appeared in...
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2019, 12:29:10 AM »
But Vervain was killed off in the same episode he first appeared in...
I'm still bitter about that.

Look how they massacred my  boy.

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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #18 on: July 28, 2019, 12:31:59 AM »
But Vervain was killed off in the same episode he first appeared in...
I'm still bitter about that.

Look how they massacred my  boy.
Same.

It was a trainwreck.
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #20 on: July 28, 2019, 12:34:54 AM »
O_O

Vervain is so strong that he should perhaps have caused the train to derail.
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #21 on: July 28, 2019, 12:37:40 AM »
Vervain is so strong that he should perhaps have caused the train to derail.
If anyone can do it, Vervain can.

But to get back on track, yes it was a pity they didn't explore it more. First time watching I didn't even realize at first that they were brothers or that it was Vervain that had died.
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #22 on: July 28, 2019, 12:41:42 AM »
Well if he did die, at least he didn't die in vain amiright? no? I'm not funny? Okay back in the void for me XD
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #23 on: July 28, 2019, 12:43:12 AM »
Well if he did die, at least he didn't die in vain amiright? no? I'm not funny? Okay back in the void for me XD
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2019, 12:43:35 AM »
These puns are punishing.

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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #25 on: July 28, 2019, 12:45:52 AM »
These puns are punishing.
What, are they too punny for you? :D
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #27 on: July 31, 2019, 10:20:39 PM »
Orchis and Nettle? If it started before Orchis joined Owsla or before Woundwort's New Warren Order™️, then I could see a possibility for genuine relationship. After that I would have doubts whether Nettle interacts with Orchis out of attraction on her part or is it another action that serves her survival. After all, a doe in Efrafa can't exactly refuse advances of officer who decides to pursue relationship with her. Especially one like Orchis, who makes other Owsla officers nervous.  :blink
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #28 on: August 01, 2019, 08:35:29 PM »
I was mainly thinking about it in case Nettle were a not-so-nice rabbit. Since in comparison to Nelthilta in the book, Nettle's betrayal is deliberate. She says it was to help the does when she apologizes to Hyzenthlay but for some reason, even the first time around, that never felt genuine to me. I immediately thought she was lying. Still, she must have felt some regret since she clearly knew Hyzenthlay's plan because she was waiting at right exit. And yet she didn't try to leave with them but instead stayed in Efrafa.

I think it would be interesting if she had some underlying, selfish motive for it. Like, for example, being jealous of Hyzenthlay because she is seen as the leader of the does. A sort of crush on Orchis could play into that as well. And I can completely see Orchis taking advantage of both of those things. I do think, given what we're shown, it seems highly unlikely it could ever be a genuine relationship, if any at all. But I find it an interesting thought, nevertheless.

Orchis and Nettle? If it started before Orchis joined Owsla or before Woundwort's New Warren Order™️, then I could see a possibility for genuine relationship.
That's actually the main reason I made Orchis and Rain childhood friends in my fic^^ I had it different at first but it was really hard to believe Orchis would care for any rabbit he hadn't known since kittenhood and had a previous bond with.

Also, off-topic, but that TM gave me a silly image of Vervain trying to sell Woundwort's warren order to other warrens, like a door-to-door salesman xd
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Re: Orchis and Nettle
« Reply #29 on: August 01, 2019, 09:29:15 PM »
Nettle being jealous of Hyzenthlay is quite an interesting possibility.  You also make a valid point that Nettle's apology might not have been sincere.  But she is never seen again after the escape >_<

Looking forward to reading more from this fanfic ;)

Also, off-topic, but that TM gave me a silly image of Vervain trying to sell Woundwort's warren order to other warrens, like a door-to-door salesman xd
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