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Old June 21 2013, 10:17 PM   #610
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Re: The Defiance Thread - News about the Show and Game

shivkala wrote: View Post
Also, I can picture Nolan being a "there are people who need it more than me" type.
Which would be fine in any other situation, but not when everyone else depended on his ability to drive the serum back to town. If he passed out behind the wheel, nobody would get the cure. Indeed, that's what almost happened because he was too sick to fight off the Irathients. A basic rule for rescuers is to take care of your own well-being first, because you can't help anyone else if you're impaired. That's why flight attendants tell you to secure your own oxygen mask before helping others in an emergency.

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I'm glad to see I'm not the only one who thinks Quentin's device is responsible for him seeing his brother.
Harvey-Luke said outright that if Quentin gave the McGuffin away, he wouldn't see Luke anymore. So that makes it pretty explicit.

The end makes me suspect that Nicky might be one of the Indogene sleepers.
Anyone else feel that way or do guys think Yewll is just working with her?
Doubtful, since that plan wasn't activated. Besides, it doesn't make any sense. Her agenda, to all indications, is to acquire a terraformer so she can restore Earth to the way it was.

Plus it'd just be too simplistic, and frankly xenophobic, to explain away her behavior by saying she's Really One of Them. Defiance is not a humans-vs.-aliens story. The only characters who do see it that way, the E-Reps and the Votanis Collective, are bad guys. The show is more of an immigrant drama -- all of its characters are strangers in a strange land, trying to adjust and build a new society, and they're all in it together. Many of them are at odds, but the Votans are just as much at odds with each other as with the humans.
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