Thread: The changelings
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Old August 19 2008, 03:18 PM   #18
Re: The changelings

I was pointing out that your 'it's not a matter of time' comment was daft.
But it wouldn't be. Without contact with the Founders, odds are that Odo would not have learned to shapeshift properly even if given centuries. He was stunned and delighted to learn what was possible for the likes of him in "The Search"; had he not shaken hands with a Founder, he would never even have dreamed of such things.

Actually, I wonder why he never had surgery during his "solid" experience to look like a Bajoran (or human).
Why would he have found any other face preferable to the one he had? He respectfully declined in "Apocalypse Rising" already, perhaps choosing to bear the intended shame with honor and courage, perhaps finding the whole idea of this being "intended shame" ridiculous to begin with.

Timo Saloniemi
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