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Offline Yuillegan

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Peace talks excerpt indications
« on: January 17, 2020, 04:55:17 AM »
So this is a very interesting excerpt.

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2020, 06:19:31 AM »
Well, someone please reminds me if Harry still has soulfire? I bet it would be a strong weapon in that situation.
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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2020, 06:39:22 AM »
He has, but it didn't prove particularly effective against HWWBefore. In saying that, I mostly think that is because Harry hasn't figured out how best to use it in that situation.

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2020, 07:49:28 AM »
I agree
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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2020, 01:10:06 PM »


   That there are some big nasty things out there that even Eb fears...

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2020, 01:34:28 PM »
Yeah, like Drakul. But not some basic monster.

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2020, 09:54:39 PM »
... But not some basic monster.
It's an Outsider.

Even if it's not one of their Walkers or other major figures, it's still an unreasonably-tough target for magic; not a "basic monster."

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2020, 01:39:20 AM »
Well, I am pretty sure Drakul is also an Outsider but anyway - it might no be a 'basic' monster, but it seems like a relatively low-level Outsider, which Goblins and other Fae seemed to be able to kill.

And from what Jim has said about Eb, he was even wilder and more gung-ho than Harry!

Unless the Cornerhound is specifically deadly in a certain way to Wizards or something, I don't really see why Eb would be more afraid in this situation than taking on Vampires or Demons or Faeries etc.

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2020, 02:50:52 AM »
Well, I am pretty sure Drakul is also an Outsider but anyway - it might no be a 'basic' monster, but it seems like a relatively low-level Outsider, which Goblins and other Fae seemed to be able to kill.

Physically. By throwing a ton of expendable cannon fodder at them.

Ebenezar or any non-Starborn wizard are going to have a different issue there. And even Harry has had more practice resisting their mental attacks from the Walkers than sticking evocations to goon outsiders up to this book.

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2020, 03:12:08 AM »
SK - see my edit above. I have revised my position somewhat.

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2020, 03:47:59 AM »
The "most feared wizard on the planet" is the quote. Not most powerful or dangerous. Jim has said the Gatekeeper is the most dangerous and the Merlin is the most powerful.

I wonder if Harry is underestimating himself when he thinks that other guy is the most feared wizard.

Only mortal magic can summon Outsiders. What connects the Fomor to Outsiders? Is it just emerging from the murky depths thing?

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2020, 05:53:04 AM »
SK - see my edit above. I have revised my position somewhat.

That edit is very, very interesting.
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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2020, 05:56:05 AM »
... it might no be a 'basic' monster, but it seems like a relatively low-level Outsider, which Goblins and other Fae seemed to be able to kill.

And from what Jim has said about Eb, he was even wilder and more gung-ho than Harry!

Unless the Cornerhound is specifically deadly in a certain way to Wizards or something...
They are specifically deadly to wizards, yes.  ALL the Outsiders are -- specifically -- very nearly immune immune to all mortal magic, except the Starborns' magic.

The faerie Hunters didn't use magic to take out the Oustiders ... They physically ripped the Oustiders to shreds, .

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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2020, 06:35:50 AM »


   What I am wondering....
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Re: Peace talks excerpt indications
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2020, 04:09:34 PM »
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