History Discworld / ThiefOfTime

19th Nov '15 11:27:45 AM FF32
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** Alternatively, another J.C. who is described as a ''chrononaut on the seas of Time'' is Creator/MichaelMoorcock's JerryCornelius. And Moorcock's novel ''The Final Countdown'' sets Jerry Cornelius against an Auditor-like nemesis called ''Miss Brunner'' (cf "Miss Brown") who also uses him to help build a machine that brings Time and therefore history to a dead stop.
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** Alternatively, another J.C. who is described as a ''chrononaut on the seas of Time'' is Creator/MichaelMoorcock's JerryCornelius.[[Literature/TheCorneliusChronicles Jerry Cornelius]]. And Moorcock's novel ''The Final Countdown'' sets Jerry Cornelius against an Auditor-like nemesis called ''Miss Brunner'' (cf "Miss Brown") who also uses him to help build a machine that brings Time and therefore history to a dead stop.
11th Nov '15 12:53:05 PM Schismatism
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-->'''Death:''' [[spoiler:While it is true we have to ride out, it doesn't say anywhere against ''whom''.]]
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-->'''Death:''' [[spoiler:While [[spoiler:[[AC:While it is true we have to ride out, it doesn't say anywhere against ''whom''.]] ]]
10th Nov '15 4:43:32 PM giygasattack
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* AlmightyJanitor. Lu-Tze, and ''how''.
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* AlmightyJanitor. Lu-Tze, and ''how''.Lu-Tze in his disguise as a mere sweeper.
7th Oct '15 10:43:26 AM LBHills
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* TimePolice: The History Monks.
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* TimePolice: The Deconstructed by the History Monks.Monks. Before the Crash they were a straightforward example, but since the disaster (if the word 'since' is applicable) they've gone from "make sure tomorrow turns out the way it's supposed to" to a desperate "make sure tomorrow happens at all".
19th Sep '15 10:39:09 AM Sharlee
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** This isn't the first time a Discworld character has crafted the masterpiece he'd dreamed of using notes scribbled all over his bedclothes: when filming ''Blown Away'' in ''Discworld/MovingPictures'', Dibbler had Detritus carry his whole bed around so he could consult the script.
12th Sep '15 11:20:10 AM Sharlee
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** The repeated uses of ''Tick'' to mark narrative shifts between scenes is eventually proven to have a purpose when the Glass Clock stops time and a ''Ti-'' appears.
12th Sep '15 11:17:13 AM Sharlee
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: The embodied Auditors shouldn't really have felt the need to breathe, if they were using their powers to exchange gases between their artificial bodies and the outside atmosphere: it's the buildup of carbon dioxide that ''makes'' the brain's respiratory centers trigger each breath.
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: The embodied Auditors shouldn't really have felt the need to breathe, if they were using their powers to exchange gases between their artificial new bodies and the outside atmosphere: surrounding air: it's the buildup of carbon dioxide in body fluids that ''makes'' the brain's respiratory centers trigger each breath.
12th Sep '15 11:16:22 AM Sharlee
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: The embodied Auditors shouldn't really have felt the need to breathe, if they were using their powers to exchange gases between their artificial bodies and the outside atmosphere: it's the buildup of carbon dioxide that ''makes'' the brain's respiratory centers trigger each breath. Possibly it wasn't a physiological urge to breathe at all, but a psychological curiosity they were in denial about.
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: The embodied Auditors shouldn't really have felt the need to breathe, if they were using their powers to exchange gases between their artificial bodies and the outside atmosphere: it's the buildup of carbon dioxide that ''makes'' the brain's respiratory centers trigger each breath. Possibly it wasn't a physiological urge to breathe at all, but a psychological curiosity they were in denial about.
12th Sep '15 11:15:44 AM Sharlee
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: The embodied Auditors shouldn't really have felt the need to breathe, if they were using their powers to exchange gases between their artificial bodies and the outside atmosphere: it's the buildup of carbon dioxide that ''makes'' the brain's respiratory centers trigger each breath. Possibly it wasn't a physiological urge to breathe at all, but a psychological curiosity they were in denial about.
12th Sep '15 10:48:47 AM Sharlee
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** During the headmistress's interview with Susan, it's mentioned that one of the children who'd been terrified of boogeymen before joining Susan's class has now started hunting for them with her father's sword in hand. Sounds like [[Discworld/{{Hogfather}} belief in the poker]] is transferable to other implements too.
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