History Fridge / PhoenixWrightAceAttorney

28th Sep '16 6:04:21 PM RLYoshi
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\n* In Case 3-2, [[ButThouMust while it's purely aesthetic]], Phoenix can choose whether or not to defend Ron [=DeLite=] in court, indicating he's not entirely certain of his innocence. This is a very rare, if not unique, occurrence. [[spoiler:Ron is actually guilty of being Mask [=DeMasque=], so Phoenix's gut is somewhat going against him.]]
** In fact, [[spoiler:Phoenix was doubtful at one point last game too, though rather than being given a choice, Phoenix double-checked with the magatama. Again, turns out the client he did this for, Matt Engarde, was guilty.]]

21st Sep '16 6:59:41 PM RLYoshi
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** Actually, Phoenix said that. He yelled it at the end of Dahlia's testimony, though unless you notice the name in the dialogue box change (which you might not, since the last several were all Dahlia, and she remains onscreen), you'd easily think Dahlia said it.
13th Aug '16 12:09:09 AM cillianflood
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** I believe the third game implied she does suffer a lot from the deaths of her family members but puts on a brave face for the sake of Pearl.
13th Jul '16 7:50:05 PM Monolaf317
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** There's a horrifyingly sad FanFiction out there based on the alternate story of [[spoiler:Miles being killed by von Karma instead of Gregory, and the latter's overwhelming grief]].
*** Oh god I need to know this fanfic!!!
5th Jul '16 9:21:31 PM sparrowspera2
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* So, we know that Edgeworth had [[spoiler: severe PTSD after DL-6]]. We know he's repressing the memory of everything that happened in the elevator, and that he doesn't fully recall it or understand it until [[spoiler: Phoenix presents enough evidence to explain what happened]]. Given that the magatama hasn't come into the games yet, but also considering the developments it receives in ''Apollo Justice'' and ''Dual Destinies'', this could mean that the last day of case 1-4 boils down to [[spoiler: breaking Edgeworth's Black Psych-Locks]].
18th Jun '16 7:57:30 PM sparrowspera2
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* Shelley De Killer is so prolific that he has to [[spoiler: leave his business card at his murders to save the prosecution time on investigation. Edgeworth even says that there's an entire special investigation team dedicated to finding him. Maya is rescued at the end of the case, but the game implies that de Killer wasn't caught...meaning that he's probably still, er, [[UnusualEuphemism doing buisness]]]].
18th Jun '16 7:45:25 PM sparrowspera2
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** It actually does make sense if they're looking at each other in certain cases - particularly on the last day of 2-4, where they're both trying to [[spoiler: deceive an ''assassin'' in order to make the trial last as long as possible]]. In that case, what once looked like a challenging glare turns into a conspiring look between them.
9th Jun '16 1:08:00 AM OrangenChan
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** Alternately, there's a chance that [[spoiler:she simply ''burned'' the wig afterwards, which makes sense when you realize that Phoenix does find some scraps of evidence near the incinerator... which is conveniently near the room where Ini/Mimi was "sleeping." Also, Mimi's natural hair color is lighter than Maya's, so it's likely that she did dye it red.]]
6th Jun '16 9:29:07 AM Chariset
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** [[spoiler:Edgeworth's sudden turn on Dee Vaquez]] makes more sense if you know about his fanboyism. Yes, it's later established that he'd help Phoenix save a defendant who really does seem to be innocent, but what better place to introduce that trait than [[spoiler:the end of the trial convicting the lead actor of his favorite series]]? The [[Anime/AceAttorney anime]] seems to give a nod to this one: Edgeworth is seen after the trial watching ''The Pink Princess'' in his office, sipping tea and seeming entirely at peace with himself.

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** [[spoiler:Edgeworth's sudden turn on Dee Vaquez]] makes more sense if you know about his fanboyism. Yes, it's later established that he'd help Phoenix save a defendant who really does seem to be innocent, but what better place to introduce that trait than [[spoiler:the end of the trial convicting the lead actor of his favorite series]]? The [[Anime/AceAttorney anime]] seems to give gives a nod to this one: Edgeworth is seen starts helping the defense after Cody interrupts the trial to yell about how the Steel Samurai fights evil for great justice, and afterward Edgeworth is one of the many characters watching ''The Pink Princess'' in his office, Princess'', sipping tea in his office and seeming entirely at peace with himself.
29th May '16 12:32:09 PM Chariset
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** [[spoiler:Edgeworth's sudden turn on Dee Vaquez]] makes more sense if you know about his fanboyism. Yes, it's later established that he'd help Phoenix save a defendant who really does seem to be innocent, but what better place to introduce that trait than [[spoiler:the end of the trial convicting the lead actor of his favorite series]]?

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** [[spoiler:Edgeworth's sudden turn on Dee Vaquez]] makes more sense if you know about his fanboyism. Yes, it's later established that he'd help Phoenix save a defendant who really does seem to be innocent, but what better place to introduce that trait than [[spoiler:the end of the trial convicting the lead actor of his favorite series]]?series]]? The [[Anime/AceAttorney anime]] seems to give a nod to this one: Edgeworth is seen after the trial watching ''The Pink Princess'' in his office, sipping tea and seeming entirely at peace with himself.



** This is supported by the fact that at one point, before the reveal, he [[spoiler: grabs his shoulder when he briefly loses his composure and complains at the judge. It probably does hurt him.]]

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** This is supported by the fact that at one point, before the reveal, he [[spoiler: grabs his shoulder when he briefly loses his composure and complains at the judge. It probably does hurt him.still hurt.]]



** There's a horrifyingly sad FanFiction out there based on the alternate story of [[spoiler:Miles being killed be von Karma instead of Gregory, and the latter's overwhelming grief]].

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** There's a horrifyingly sad FanFiction out there based on the alternate story of [[spoiler:Miles being killed be by von Karma instead of Gregory, and the latter's overwhelming grief]].



** Another parallel between 2-4 and 1-3 is the polar oppositeness of [[spoiler:Matt Engarde]] and Will Powers. The former is a BitchInSheepsClothing, while the latter is a NiceGuy with the FaceOfAThug.

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** Another parallel between 2-4 and 1-3 is the polar oppositeness opposition of [[spoiler:Matt Engarde]] and Will Powers. The former is a BitchInSheepsClothing, while the latter is a NiceGuy with the FaceOfAThug.



* Case 3: Turnabout Big Top. It doesn't seem exactly plot relevant... until you realize that it fits in with the all of the other cases ''thematically''. While it may have little impact on the plot, all the characters in this "trial of errors" come across as completely sympathetic (maybe not ''likeable'', but certainly sympathetic). [[spoiler:''Especially'' the murderer]]. Quietly asking what justice is, this case is the ''perfect'' set-up to Case 2-4, where the concept of justice is fully explored.

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* Case 3: Turnabout Big Top. It doesn't seem exactly plot relevant... until you realize that it fits in with the all of the other cases ''thematically''. While it may have little impact on the plot, all the characters in this "trial of errors" come across as completely sympathetic (maybe not ''likeable'', ''likable'', but certainly sympathetic). [[spoiler:''Especially'' the murderer]]. Quietly asking what justice is, this case is the ''perfect'' set-up to Case 2-4, where the concept of justice is fully explored.
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