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29th Jun 2018, 12:03 AM in 15. The Color Red
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Seabiscuit 28th Jun 2018, 10:55 PM edit delete
Seabiscuit
Benny boy probably has at least one tool in his belt more useful than a knife in a gun fight...

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hykez87 29th Jun 2018, 12:27 AM edit delete reply
hykez87
Benjamin used the power of persuasion.
It wasn't very effective
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:42 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
Yeah, another failed check.:'D
RealmLord 29th Jun 2018, 1:32 AM edit delete reply
RealmLord
Damn it Ben, why ya gotta be a moron now?
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:42 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
Why stop now? :D
argylefox 29th Jun 2018, 8:09 AM edit delete reply
argylefox
"Benny boy probably has at least one tool in his belt more useful than a knife in a gun fight..."

aroo?
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:42 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
HAHA ARGY NOOO
ChilPhil 29th Jun 2018, 8:17 AM edit delete reply
ChilPhil
The battle of wills. Ben needs some more visions to help him. Plus he’s got a robot now.
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:42 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
Hopefully he sees more clues!
MST3KFan 29th Jun 2018, 8:41 AM edit delete reply
MST3KFan
Well, I'm gonna take a guess here and Benjy will sic the robot on Eva. It's the only thing I can assume that could take a bullet here.
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:47 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
Maybe. I guess she might make a useful shield. Unless Eva aims for Anne.>:
KingWinna 29th Jun 2018, 12:53 PM edit delete reply
But like Eva really can’t use her weapon either. She needs our dashing hero alive.
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:47 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
Oh, she needs Benny boy alive. The others? Not so much...
MadJak91 29th Jun 2018, 2:11 PM edit delete reply
MadJak91
Holy! Ben is actually going to try the BioWare approach! Kind of. No love confession, lmao :D

Eva cannot kill him but knows him really well.
I feel like she wants a way out of this but dropping her plan is not an option. Nothing to really base this on but it would not surprise if she did not mind Ben attacking her. Like, she would not care if it ended that way but it is not something he would do anyway.
(something like a messed up test, haha)
Edward Carter 29th Jun 2018, 7:33 PM edit delete reply
Edward Carter
Yeah, she's totally killed somebody to get here. I think that's what she means when she says she's "made sure we've gone past the point of no return".

I just read this arc from the start again. When the updates are already out, it's remarkably quick!

Ben's being pretty smart about this thing with the gun. Or maybe not ruthless enough. I feel like if I was in this situation, I'd probably rush Eva with the knife, even though I know that would probably get me killed.

I just wonder... what does that backdoor do? Eva may have some control over the robot, but I haven't seen her use it to help blow up a planet yet. Honestly I don't know what that robot is doing...

The approach I'm imagining is more of a Return of The Jedi one. Ben's probably gonna get shot in non-lethal places over and over.
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:51 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
@Edward
Yup. There's Jeff, but mostly she's talking about hurting Anne, her best friend...

Haha, indeed! Man, sometimes I re-read certain parts just to see how things are flowing (it's hard to tell myself sometimes as the pages are just being made), and things are definitely faster when it's not week by week.:'D

Smart, not ruthless... Honestly, yeah. A bit of both. Benny boy just can't match Eva's cold determination.

Ah, all the backdoor did was stop Benny boy from being able to command her, and offers the same level of "protection" Benny boy has to Eva. And then what Benny boy did took back his ability to command her, so to speak, but the protection still stands. I should be more clear, woops.:'D
MadJak91 1st Jul 2018, 3:17 PM edit delete reply
MadJak91
>>Ed
"I feel like if I was in this situation, I'd probably rush Eva with the knife, even though I know that would probably get me killed."
Interesting point because Ben has armor here and Eva cannot shoot him. She cannot do anything fatal to him at least which now makes me thing if she considered physically injuring him. She should be able to shoot him without killing him? Maybe that is the last sick plan.
But anyway, your rush would be technically successful so I think the question is whether you would sacrifice someone else she would probably shoot like Anne to make you stop.

I agree otherwise :>
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:48 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
@Jak
Haha! Yeah, no love confession. Fun fact: In a VERY early draft of WA, she liked him. But I didn't wanna have a weird love triangle. So it was only a very brief idea I had like 6 years ago.:D

She definitely hoped to finish this quicker, but of course she knew it might not go that well. Still, you're not far off, there.:D
Chippewa Ghost 29th Jun 2018, 10:31 PM edit delete reply
Chippewa Ghost
Love the reflection in the blade, I'm a sucker for panels like that.
Seabiscuit 30th Jun 2018, 12:52 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
Awww, thanks so much! Haha, I was really proud of the way that one came out!
Miaubol 1st Jul 2018, 8:45 AM edit delete reply
Miaubol
Benny Boy is still on the diplomacy path..
Seabiscuit 1st Jul 2018, 8:24 PM edit delete reply
Seabiscuit
Yeah- Not gonna have much luck with that path...
AugustaCaesar 6th Jul 2018, 11:19 PM edit delete reply
AugustaCaesar
True how some people can never take a life, even if that means protecting the ones they love.