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Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« on: February 22, 2010, 03:57:17 pm »
While posting in another section, I had an ipifany.

In Cry Wolf, George a member of Boyd's (Leo's) Chicago Pack, he stuck out at Anna and hit her.  I assumed with Leo and Isabelle gone, and new leadership, wolves would have fallen into the mindset of protecting an Omega (CW 11 - 13).

It could have been the human aspect of the individual to assume he could still behave in this manner, but I would have figured George's wolf would have held him back.  Bran was angry and willing enough (his wolf surged forward enough to change his eyes to gold) to kill George for having struck out at her -- it was Anna who prevented it.  I know the others were angry at her -- but no one else was willing to do anything other then glare at her hatefully.

I suppose what I'm asking is. . . is Isabelle's age sickness contagous?  Her mate protected her to the end. . . but he was desperate.  George had no ties outside of pack bonds as far as I can recall.

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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2010, 04:37:48 pm »
Interesting epiphany, Caerali.  I think it was the 3 years of their being ordered & conditioned to treat Anna badly that were the primary cause, and the hurt dealt them by the deaths of their Alpha pair and Justin, the second or third, who theoretically should have taken the Alpha bond over. 

Also, we don't know if George has a mate, he probably doesn't, and may not have a wife, so it could have been an effect of randiness in part.
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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2010, 07:57:08 pm »
I agree with Patti in that this behavior was conditioned behavior.  After 3 years of being ordered and encouraged to brutalize Anna, I would think that just a day after Leo's death would not be enough time to break away from that conditioning.  Psychological conditioning would definitely take longer to break.  On top of that (if I remember correctly) Anna thinks that a few of these wolves were more naturally inclined to want to hurt her.  Which could lead us to think they were some of the newer wolves who would have been unstable enough to kill if there weren't an Omega in the pack.

Regardless, I don't think this is a sign of the age sickness at all.

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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2010, 04:29:29 pm »
That and since his old alpha gave an order for Anna to stop speaking latin,same page he hits her, then he was fallowing an order.
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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2010, 04:33:15 pm »
I think you're saying "the same page mentions that Leo had given the order for Anna to not speak Latin.  That order had not been rescinded (reversed) by Boyd (yet) so he was following the existing rules." 
Am I interpreting it correctly?
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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2010, 04:01:47 pm »
yep sorry if I confused you Patti
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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2010, 04:14:09 pm »
I suspect I wasn't alone.
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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2010, 04:22:56 pm »
Again sorry :-[I confuse myself sometimes :)
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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2010, 04:40:41 pm »
As long as it's now clear, no worries.  It doesn't hurt with some of these, though, to sit down and look at your post before you hit "post", think about how it's going to read to others.  We don't have magic spy glasses into your brain, any more than you do to ours.  Thank goodness!
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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2010, 11:09:58 am »
Wasn't George a new(er) wolf? Maybe he didn't know what an Omega was.

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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2010, 05:58:11 pm »
I don't think i mentions, but seing as many of the wolves in that pack were new, it is a good possibility
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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2010, 06:42:18 am »
I'm curious, Boyd isn't dominant enough to hold a pack of his own, so what will happen? Do you think this pack will merge with the other Chicago pack (Jamie's?), or will a more dominant wolf be sent to take control?

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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2010, 10:13:22 am »
???
How do you know he isn't dominant enough?


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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2010, 10:16:03 am »
He had difficulty with thinking around Leo's orders not to call Bran.

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Re: Leo/Boyd's Chicago Pack
« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2010, 10:18:49 am »
Yes, but that was because he was less dominant than Leo. I don't think that being as strong as Leo necessarily is needed to be the alpha. I thought you just needed to be the strongest one in the pack. Also, now as alpha he has the pack magic to draw on and will be getting more strength from that.


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