Saturday, April 29, 2017
The Noob 38
The NPCs--some of them, anyway--are beginning to evolve past their programming. That's not necessarily a good thing. Amara was programmed to violently raid villages and capture people to sell off as slaves; while she may eventually be able to move away from that kind of lifestyle, her immediate impulse is still to choose a violent solution to the problem in front of her. Amara is a dangerous woman; unpredictability certainly doesn't make her any less dangerous.
Evan struggles with the violence of Arlayne. I think most people would. I see Evan, though, as particularly sensitive. He may never have been able to express that sensitivity before, but his stoicism is breaking down.
Maybe he's becoming a real person, too.
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