Author Topic: [Mercy #4] Bone Crossed Discussion  (Read 155261 times)

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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #195 on: February 13, 2009, 10:07:31 am »
Ah, I see.
Well, I think the idea of Sam hiting on Mercy was creepy enough if you follow it through but far as I recall nothing actually happened so we can count that as a lapse.
But hitting on Jesse would be nothing short of suizide (not to mention immoral). :D

Though, I guess it becomes more difficult to build out sound morals as immortal among mortals.
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #196 on: February 13, 2009, 12:06:15 pm »
Question - On page 295 the oakman tells Mercy that (the fairy staff) "..follows you because it owes you service. And because it likes you."

Can anyone explain why the staff owes her service? I don't remember Mercy doing anything special for the staff, it just started following her around.

Anyone know the answer?

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« Reply #197 on: February 13, 2009, 12:12:02 pm »
Maybe because she helped the fae?
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #198 on: February 13, 2009, 12:17:59 pm »
Killing Tim? - the staff was with the fae that was murdered, and Tim was one of the people behind the killing.
Or it sees Mercy as a worthy master- in the stories the stick only turned against the people who took advantage of it. Mercy has been referred to as a hero I think its attracted to that. Also she is worried for its safety while she was at Blackwood's  house and I bet it never had a master who felt like that before ;D
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« Reply #199 on: February 13, 2009, 12:26:14 pm »
Actually, didn't the staff start following her around while she was investigating the murder that Zee was charged with? I figured that the staff liked that she was trying to help the fae.

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« Reply #200 on: February 14, 2009, 12:24:14 pm »
I agree with Kate - the first time it met her was very early on, so perhaps it was acting on her thoughts and intentions?

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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #201 on: February 15, 2009, 09:55:44 am »
I think that is right about the stick- Nifty raised a really good point about Mercy being pure hearted and Uncle Mike has reffered to her as a hero - so perhaps the stick is also attracted to those traits as well. Lugh from the legends sounds like a hero and perhaps Mercy reminds the stick of him maybe :D

I forgot to mention this in one of my earlier posts! But do you think we will see more of Courtney. Although she paid for the paints and the labour for her graffiti - I dont think that is the last we will see of her.
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #202 on: February 15, 2009, 10:04:04 am »
I think Courtney will continue to make trouble.  Unless or until someone sits her down with that damned video.
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #203 on: February 15, 2009, 10:08:04 am »
That is what I was thinking :( - even though there is clear evidence that Tim killed Austin which he admitted to the tape.
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #204 on: February 15, 2009, 10:27:50 am »
I think Courtney will continue to make trouble.  Unless or until someone sits her down with that damned video.
And even that may not help, if she's stuborn enough she will find other ways to lie to herself and make the world conform to her view.
I guess it may well be that we will encounter her again in league with some radical group, why she could even go and hook up with Adam's ex. :D
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #205 on: February 15, 2009, 11:15:16 am »
And Zee's lawyer and her group. . .
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« Reply #206 on: February 15, 2009, 12:07:16 pm »
Patty did say shes got more plans for that lawyer and especially high profile Mercy is getting from the fallout from Tim and being linked with Adam. I think they are definitely targets from a hate group like them and I can see Courtney adding fuel to the fire so to speak.
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« Reply #207 on: February 15, 2009, 01:35:33 pm »
I agree. I think Courtney won't attack again directly but will stir up trouble elsewhere.

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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #208 on: February 16, 2009, 03:44:44 am »
I forgot about the lawyer in Iron Kissed! If that many enemies did not mean more books I would feel sorry for Adam and Mercy :D
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Re: Bone Crossed Discussion
« Reply #209 on: February 16, 2009, 04:06:11 am »
I know poor Mercy especially- I bet Adam or Sam for that matter wouldnt be happy that Mercy actually told her who she was to that lawyer.
But I wonder how the John Lauren society will regard the werewolves - will they consider them as a threat or just monsters.
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