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by NoWorries
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:21 pm
Forum: Flight to Phoenix
Topic: The Third Table
Replies: 286
Views: 22367

Re: The Third Table

Edward doesn't seem to exhibit compassion as a motivating factor in his choices. In fact he often shows a great deal of (possibly justified) distain for the humans around him. He needs something to drive him to not partake in human blood. He does this through obsessive hyper(self) control and also ...
by NoWorries
Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: Quench Your Thirst
Topic: Choices aka Ars Longa Vita Brevis
Replies: 61
Views: 13556

Re: Choices aka Ars Longa Vita Brevis

I pretty much 99.9% agree with your sentiment, Shakespeare -- BD was a big, awkward negatory for me -- but there are some slight differences of perception that, since reading, I've adopted in an attempt to *try* and sniff out the story as I thought it was intended. For all of these, no choice is act...
by NoWorries
Sat Oct 18, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Flight to Phoenix
Topic: The Third Table
Replies: 286
Views: 22367

Re: The Third Table

[snip]In MS he doesn't sound in love; he just sounds obsessed. Creepily so. When he calls it love, it sounds more like a euphemism. There's just something about it that "love" I don't believe, as if it's contrived rather than flowing naturally. Not to mention Edward is narrating and I don't believe...