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Author Topic: The miniseries on its own  (Read 2308 times)

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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #30 on: January 04, 2019, 02:17:40 AM »
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They're all going to think she's pretty pathetic a character now!
Yeah that, because the miniseries portrays her like that even though it tells us she's not.

But would the audiance look to Clover for the reason why? And honestly I don't think Clover really is the reason why.
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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #31 on: January 04, 2019, 02:18:42 AM »
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I think they'd find something off. Adaptation or standalone, it's odd that a hutch rabbit seems to know so much.

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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #32 on: January 04, 2019, 02:19:21 AM »
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Yes, because what we see of her is not what the miniseries tells us she is.

Ah, that too perhaps
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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #33 on: January 04, 2019, 02:21:16 AM »
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I mean, that's one element of it. I think the series does lean on being an adaptation.

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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #34 on: January 04, 2019, 02:22:05 AM »
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It's hard to tell how much fault they'd find in each individual character but I can't imagine they'd find none. It could simply be different things then anyone with prior WSD knowlegde. I see a lot of potential mostly and 'maybe it's because of...' things

Like with Hyzenthlay: I can see that potentially she was a leader of the does but after all the resisting she has grown tired and despair creeps up on which is why she breaks so easy.  ---but this is never shown so instead we see her break easy
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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #35 on: January 04, 2019, 02:22:58 AM »
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It's not so much finding fault as finding, well, not much at all. There's room for theories, but theories does not a good series make. I mean, that makes sense, but I want to see it.

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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #36 on: January 04, 2019, 02:24:02 AM »
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Yes that's what I meant.

I do think the miniseries would have benefited from more episodes so the characters could be shown to develop. Woundwort' example has been discussed before but it applies to most of them
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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #37 on: January 04, 2019, 02:24:37 AM »
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Man, Woundwort is missing a bunch of rungs on his "development". We have a sort of timeline, but not much logic to it.

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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #38 on: January 04, 2019, 02:25:22 AM »
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Not even much of timeline, simply events but it's unclear what happened first - time in hutch? Fox attack? Efrafa?

Or fox attack? Time in hutch? Efrafa?
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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #39 on: January 04, 2019, 02:25:51 AM »
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It's very unclear, and unclear as to how that affects his rule of Efrafa in the present. Just a mention of him coming to Efrafa and fixing it up with heavy security to prevent anything like that fox attack happening again would have helped.

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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #40 on: January 04, 2019, 02:26:27 AM »
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But would have made no sense, since his policy is 'we fear no elil we are the elil'. Why hide then? Why not train all your rabbits in combat?
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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #41 on: January 04, 2019, 02:27:22 AM »
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It is really weird, yeah.

Why not train all your rabbits in combat?
Because does don't fight? I guess?

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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #42 on: January 04, 2019, 02:28:09 AM »
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Don't but they can.

Like bucks don't dig, but can.
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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #43 on: January 04, 2019, 02:28:42 AM »
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Well, Efrafa doesn't have anyone as clever as Blackberry. A detail that's in the book.

I dunno, things like that are sorely absent.

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Re: The miniseries on its own
« Reply #44 on: January 04, 2019, 02:29:23 AM »
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Still it makes no sense to me.  Efrafa's organization doesn't coincide with Woundwort's "motivation".

It's an example of the miniseries changing one thing but not taking into account the rest they would have to change to keep it making sense in their own narrative. I think it's a nice enough idea for Woundwort- the becoming elil- but they don't implement it into the rest.
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