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    ijuin got a reaction from HarJIT in Story Wednesday March 23, 2016   
    Yes, overriding a being's free will to the point where they will obey a command to commit suicide is likely one of the most heinous things that Immortals can do to non-Immortals.
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    ijuin got a reaction from The Old Hack in Story Monday March 28, 2016   
    Yay for Charlotte being pedantic.
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    ijuin reacted to Hunendora in Story: Friday March 25, 2016   
    I don't know which comic number it was, but wasn't the last sight of Magus pretty much his begging assistance from Sirleck in distracting the Immortals watching Elliot? Sirleck didn't wan't to be the bait, but I'm willing to bet other aberrations would suit him nicely. We may be seeing the opening bid on Magus making his move with aberration backing ... or we're still in the organization stage and an unexpected griffon started throwing monkeys into the works.
    [sarcasm] Oh, no, I'll have to reread the archives to find that comic. [/sarcasm]
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    ijuin reacted to Scotty in Story Monday March 21, 2016   
    Another reason for Helena and Demetrius awakening Nanase in France?  Maybe Mama Kitsune already believed that Noriko's actions may draw attention to the rest of the family, and wanted to make sure her daughter would be able to defend herself. Her speech to Nanase before the New Years Eve party about her and Ellen going around helping people potentially making enemies could have been from experience with Noriko.
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    ijuin got a reaction from HarJIT in Story Wednesday March 23, 2016   
    Yes, overriding a being's free will to the point where they will obey a command to commit suicide is likely one of the most heinous things that Immortals can do to non-Immortals.
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    ijuin reacted to hkmaly in Story Monday March 21, 2016   
    No we don't. We only know that she knows more than we know she knows, which is already way more than Nanase know she knows.
    ... that makes sense. I mean, I still think Mrs. Kitsune don't like her daughter hunting monsters, but yes, it's entirely possible she realized she can't do anything against that ... she DID sent her to the school Raven teaches in, after all ...
    It was SUSAN who was sent there couple years earlier. Nanase actually known enough french to go there without parent intervention.
    You forgot to mention one assumption you are making: that she wasn't aware that there are magic-users who are actively hunting her daughter BEFORE. Despite her "I don't have a sister", she knows much more about Noriko than we do.
    ... maybe her reaction to Ellen dating her daughter would be worse if Ellen wouldn't be magic user. She likely tried to keep her away from Tedd before, but now she seem to gave up that plan and might be scheming to empower the Main Eight ...
    (About the "aware of her friends being magic-users" ... well, even if not directly told, she likely could realize what Greg's training is doing. So we can assume she knows about Elliot, Ellen and Justin being magic-users or on the way to becoming them, and she likely knows about Susan. Not sure what she thinks about Tedd. Not sure if she knows Sarah and Grace at all - she may not even know about them being Nanase's friends - wait. She gave Nanase the task of helping Tedd courting Grace.)
     
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    ijuin reacted to Scotty in Story Wednesday March 23, 2016   
    Maybe not though, would Jerry think that Immortals owed Susan a debt if Helena and Demetrius were just simply bending the rules? He didn't know that they did anything until he met Susan, Grace and Sarah. Immortals might rely on just observation to determine if another Immortal has crossed any lines. In the case of Pandora, marking people without their knowledge is worse than what Helena and Demetrius did to Susan and Nanase. Especially in the case of Dex where she pretty much had control of him through that pendant.
     
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    ijuin reacted to Zorua in Things That Make You Happy   
    You wanted kitten pictures. There's only three of them now (see the Sad thread), but there's still kitten pictures.

    So little...
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    ijuin reacted to podian in EGS Strip Slaying   
    I made another thing:

     

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    ijuin got a reaction from Pharaoh RutinTutin in Story Wednesday March 23, 2016   
    Hmm, a thought: Might the spike in vampire attacks be part of Sirleck's plan to keep Helena and Demetrius occupied? Sirleck would be ensuring that they encounter every Aberration that comes into the area, both to keep them busy, and to keep them distracted from noticing him (as he said, body snatchers are even more hated than vampires, given that they not only steal a victim's life but also impersonate the victim and steal the victim's reputation and relationships).
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    ijuin got a reaction from Ser Pentrose in The next NP story   
    Most actual transgendered persons, as opposed to false claimants, would rather forget that they have the "inappropriate" set of genitals. A MTF person is far less interested in having access to nude women than in being one of them--wanting to feel like and be seen as "one of the girls". She would not want to display or use her male parts for unwelcome sexual encounters, and would in fact prefer to pretend not to have them at all.
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    ijuin got a reaction from Ser Pentrose in The next NP story   
    Most actual transgendered persons, as opposed to false claimants, would rather forget that they have the "inappropriate" set of genitals. A MTF person is far less interested in having access to nude women than in being one of them--wanting to feel like and be seen as "one of the girls". She would not want to display or use her male parts for unwelcome sexual encounters, and would in fact prefer to pretend not to have them at all.
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    ijuin got a reaction from The Old Hack in The next NP story   
    Unfortunately for trans and intersexed people, recognition of their rights to be regarded as the sex that they perceive themselves as rather than the sex that others perceive them as are lagging decades behind recognition of homosexual rights. There's still the narrative going around that some men will choose to impersonate women for malicious purposes.
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    ijuin got a reaction from Pharaoh RutinTutin in Story Wednesday March 23, 2016   
    Hmm, a thought: Might the spike in vampire attacks be part of Sirleck's plan to keep Helena and Demetrius occupied? Sirleck would be ensuring that they encounter every Aberration that comes into the area, both to keep them busy, and to keep them distracted from noticing him (as he said, body snatchers are even more hated than vampires, given that they not only steal a victim's life but also impersonate the victim and steal the victim's reputation and relationships).
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    ijuin got a reaction from Pharaoh RutinTutin in Story Wednesday March 23, 2016   
    Hmm, a thought: Might the spike in vampire attacks be part of Sirleck's plan to keep Helena and Demetrius occupied? Sirleck would be ensuring that they encounter every Aberration that comes into the area, both to keep them busy, and to keep them distracted from noticing him (as he said, body snatchers are even more hated than vampires, given that they not only steal a victim's life but also impersonate the victim and steal the victim's reputation and relationships).
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    ijuin reacted to Don Edwards in The next NP story   
    Unfortunately, it is close enough to true of a sufficiently large minority of men - rarely that they are compelled (and those few have a duty to recognize this flaw in themselves and avoid, not seek out, such situations), but more often that they think they are entitled to take what they see - to make it a reasonable concern. That minority is well under 1% in civilized societies, but there are far smaller dangers that large numbers of people are seriously upset over.
    I suspect that genuinely transgender people are vastly UNDER-represented in that minority, but it seems to me that the assh*les who do are also more likely to be the sort to go to, say, a public gym they've never been to before (and probably will never go to again) and falsely claim to be trans in order to gain access to the women's locker room.
    And if I were, say, a high-school principal, I wouldn't want a trans kid who's presenting as their gender to undress in EITHER the boys' or girls' locker room - not to protect the other kids from them, but to protect them from the other kids. (This policy would also remove any temptation for other teenagers - who are more prone to do stupid things than adults are - to falsely claim to be trans in order to get some free peeks.)
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    ijuin reacted to Zorua in Things That Make You Happy   
    My brother's girlfriend foisted two more kittens on us several months ago.  And, of course, we couldn't afford to fix either of them. 
    Cut to this morning, and the girl of the duo is a proud mother of five.  So tiny... 
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    ijuin got a reaction from HarJIT in Story Monday March 21, 2016   
    Assuming that Edward told Mama Kitsune who not-Tengu was, then we can assume that she is now aware that there are magic-users who are actively hunting her daughter. Under such circumstances, there are really only two sane responses:
    1: get Nanase much MUCH better protection
    or 2: ensure that Nanase becomes as strong as possible.
    If Mama Kitsune is also aware that Nanase's closest friends are all magic-users, then she can accomplish both of these ends by doing whatever she can to have all of the Main Eight develop their strength. Of course, most of it would be done behind-the-scenes, since she is not yet willing to let Nanase know how much she knows about it all.
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    ijuin got a reaction from HarJIT in Story Monday March 21, 2016   
    Assuming that Edward told Mama Kitsune who not-Tengu was, then we can assume that she is now aware that there are magic-users who are actively hunting her daughter. Under such circumstances, there are really only two sane responses:
    1: get Nanase much MUCH better protection
    or 2: ensure that Nanase becomes as strong as possible.
    If Mama Kitsune is also aware that Nanase's closest friends are all magic-users, then she can accomplish both of these ends by doing whatever she can to have all of the Main Eight develop their strength. Of course, most of it would be done behind-the-scenes, since she is not yet willing to let Nanase know how much she knows about it all.
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    ijuin reacted to CritterKeeper in The next NP story   
    Ever get into one of those discussions about superpowers?  "If you could either fly or turn invisible, which would you choose?"  Most of the time, when invisibility is discussed, it doesn't take very long before the idea of sneaking into locker rooms or following women home comes up.  For some men, spying on women for their own gratification is not exactly an abhorrant idea, and most men who would never do so themselves have been in enough discussions with men who would that it's easy for them imagine someone taking it out of the realm of fantasy and actually trying to spy on women in real life.
    Add in the cultural idea that having external genitals of the opposite sex in the same locker room will somehow overcome all self-control and cause men to commit rape or sexual assault (eg be seen as an excuse for it) and you have a lot of people who would reject the option of anyone pre-op being allowed to share facilities with those born into their gender.
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    ijuin got a reaction from The Old Hack in The next NP story   
    It's also an extension of the "bait and switch" narrative where a heterosexual male becomes attracted to a female but then, after becoming emotionally invested, finds that the object of his attraction has male parts. The revulsion at this notion is thus extended to any hypothetical scenario in which a "woman" turns out to be a "man".
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    ijuin got a reaction from The Old Hack in The next NP story   
    It's also an extension of the "bait and switch" narrative where a heterosexual male becomes attracted to a female but then, after becoming emotionally invested, finds that the object of his attraction has male parts. The revulsion at this notion is thus extended to any hypothetical scenario in which a "woman" turns out to be a "man".
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    ijuin reacted to The Old Hack in The next NP story   
    It is hilarious (read: creepy and disconcerting) how this narrative tends to be propagated by men who clearly give the impression that they think it would be a really cool idea if they could get away with it.
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    ijuin got a reaction from The Old Hack in The next NP story   
    Unfortunately for trans and intersexed people, recognition of their rights to be regarded as the sex that they perceive themselves as rather than the sex that others perceive them as are lagging decades behind recognition of homosexual rights. There's still the narrative going around that some men will choose to impersonate women for malicious purposes.
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    ijuin reacted to Don Edwards in Story Monday March 21, 2016   
    Primary Protagonist Syndrome: the story is interested in you. It's an aggravated form of the more common Protagonist Syndrome, where it never occurs to you to call the relevant authorities and then go hide while they deal with the problem (and you may even actively go hunting for the story).
    Both forms are also known as Player-Character Syndrome and Main Character Syndrome. However these terms also have other, only vaguely related, meanings.