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Old September 19 2008, 01:12 PM   #106
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Re: End of Shadow War = Lame

So, the Shadows are the Democrats, eh? Deceitful, vicious, hiding behind the scenes, setting people against one another, surgically altering peoples' minds to be compliant agaents of chaos or obedient tools to run their machines...

Yeah, I can see it.



(now cue angry Dem response with Vorlon traits - and...begin!)

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Old September 19 2008, 01:28 PM   #107
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Re: End of Shadow War = Lame

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(now cue angry Dem response with Vorlon traits - and...begin!)
I've got a Better Idea. Let's...oh, I dunno...talk about Babylon 5 instead.

Babylon 5 trivia for stuff that never was: The original name for the Shadows was the Shadowmen. Kinda Saturday morning cartoon-ish, I think. And in the original draft of "The Gathering", Kosh had a mate named Velana.

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Old September 19 2008, 01:47 PM   #108
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I've got a Better Idea. Let's...oh, I dunno...talk about Babylon 5 instead.
He's just having a bit o' evil fun. After all, we knwo the Shadows are really Libertarians.

Babylon 5 trivia for stuff that never was: The original name for the Shadows was the Shadowmen. Kinda Saturday morning cartoon-ish, I think.
No kidding. "Shadows" is much more effective and dramatic. Okay, so I jsut watched "Z'ha'dum" again last night.

And in the original draft of "The Gathering", Kosh had a mate named Velana.
Was her last name Torres?
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Old September 19 2008, 02:00 PM   #109
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And in the original draft of "The Gathering", Kosh had a mate named Velana.
Was her last name Torres?
<music chime>"Last names...are irrelevant"</music chime>

More trivia that never was: Vir's original name was Virell (they have six, you know...).

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Old September 19 2008, 02:43 PM   #110
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So, the Shadows are the Democrats, eh? Deceitful, vicious, hiding behind the scenes, setting people against one another, surgically altering peoples' minds to be compliant agaents of chaos or obedient tools to run their machines...

Yeah, I can see it.



(now cue angry Dem response with Vorlon traits - and...begin!)

I wasn't attempting to make a political statement. I was listing the public perceptions of the two political groups and how they matched up with how the Vorlons and Shadows were described in the series. That's all.
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