History Fridge / TheProtomen

23rd Aug '15 1:56:35 AM caladgo
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* How the World Fell Under Darkness represents the slow transition over time of Wily's rise to and cementing of power, along with a generation of people growing up to know nothing else....and the old criminal elements of the city removed along with the homeless and 'undesirables'. Combine Wily's prep work and probably purges following his full take over, no wonder there was no one left to stand besides Protoman: Wily had a few decades to root out anyone willful enough to fight, likely including non-cooperative law enforcement. Any remaining criminals know damn better to keep their heads down.
15th May '13 8:28:26 AM ThermKitty
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* Why did Light build Protoman to fight rather than building some sort of armour for himself or another human? Act II explains that he builds robots to 'take the death away' from jobs.
** He DID use another human at first. It didn't end well. It parallels his and Wily's initial goal to replace human miners with robot ones.


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** The infamous 'we will be/BUILD heroes' line. Both Doctors do what they believe will make them heroic in their own eyes- but Wily is the one who takes the more personal role by becoming a hero in the public eye, while Light builds his heroes.
13th May '13 5:47:27 AM lalalei2001
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* In Act 1 Megaman is missing his iconic PowerCopying ability, or so it seems. During all of act 1 the only named robot he defeats is [[spoiler: Protoman]], after which he adopts the same view point [[spoiler: and forsakes mankind just like Protoman did.]] Copying his views not his powers.

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* In Act 1 Megaman is missing his iconic PowerCopying ability, or so it seems. During all of act 1 the only named robot he defeats is [[spoiler: Protoman]], after which he adopts the same view point [[spoiler: and forsakes mankind just like Protoman did.]] Copying his views views, not his powers.
9th May '13 10:41:33 AM PaladinPhoenix
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** Terrifyingly, Wily was ''also'' right: ''it means nothing time and time again.''
6th May '13 1:59:12 PM PaladinPhoenix
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* Notwithstanding the fact that Joe was probably a little too hot-blooded for his own good, it certainly seems strange that he accidentally blows himself up. But the liner notes make the detonation source ambiguous. It's entirely possible that Wily, being the CrazyPrepared man that he is, set ''his own'' explosives on the tower years before, waiting for the day when someone would try to shut them down, so that he could set off the explosion himself to institute martial law, and also take care of a potential rebel/hero.

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* Notwithstanding the fact that Joe was probably a little too hot-blooded for his own good, it certainly seems strange that he accidentally blows himself up. But the liner notes make the detonation source ambiguous. It's entirely possible that Wily, being the CrazyPrepared man that he is, set ''his own'' explosives on the tower years before, waiting for the day when someone would try to shut them down, so that he could set off the explosion himself to institute martial law, and also take care of a potential rebel/hero.rebel/hero.
* The entirety of ''The Fall'' strikes with terrible FridgeHorror power: The song is uplifting and hopeful, and Joe ultimately succeeds in his mission according to the story. However the lyrics explain the truth of the matter: climb to the top of the world, and you will see that when you fall, you fall from a height no man has ever known. ''But you still fall, and you're still dead''.
6th May '13 1:53:52 PM PaladinPhoenix
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* Act II starts 30 years prior to the events of Act I. Assuming this means 30 years before Protoman was completed, it means that Breaking Out onward takes place 18 years after the first part of the album. This means that [[FridgeHorror the oldest that Joe could've been was 18,]] [[AdultFear or, more realistically, 16 or 17.]]

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* Act II starts 30 years prior to the events of Act I. Assuming this means 30 years before Protoman was completed, it means that Breaking Out onward takes place 18 years after the first part of the album. This means that [[FridgeHorror the oldest that Joe could've been was 18,]] [[AdultFear or, more realistically, 16 or 17.]]]]
* Notwithstanding the fact that Joe was probably a little too hot-blooded for his own good, it certainly seems strange that he accidentally blows himself up. But the liner notes make the detonation source ambiguous. It's entirely possible that Wily, being the CrazyPrepared man that he is, set ''his own'' explosives on the tower years before, waiting for the day when someone would try to shut them down, so that he could set off the explosion himself to institute martial law, and also take care of a potential rebel/hero.
28th Apr '13 11:02:18 AM lalalei2001
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* Protoman claimed humanity would never be willing to stand for itself. However, the prequel album presented Joe - a human who died trying to fight against Wily. Aside from the fact that Act II wasn't released/thought of until after Act I, this means that Light never told Protoman anything about Joe.

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* Protoman claimed humanity would never be willing to stand for itself. However, the prequel album presented Joe - a human who died trying to fight against Wily. Aside from the fact that Act II wasn't released/thought of until after Act I, this This means that Light never told Protoman anything about Joe.Joe.
** He also never told his sons about Emily, as she's never mentioned in Act I.
27th Apr '13 10:59:04 PM KPShadow
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* Act II starts 30 years prior to the events of Act I. Assuming this means 30 years before Protoman was completed, it means that Breaking Out onward takes place 18 years after the first part of the album. This means that [[FridgeHorror the oldest that Joe could've been was 18]][[AdultFear, or, more realistically, 16 or 17.]]

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* Act II starts 30 years prior to the events of Act I. Assuming this means 30 years before Protoman was completed, it means that Breaking Out onward takes place 18 years after the first part of the album. This means that [[FridgeHorror the oldest that Joe could've been was 18]][[AdultFear, 18,]] [[AdultFear or, more realistically, 16 or 17.]]
27th Apr '13 10:58:21 PM KPShadow
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* Act II starts 30 years prior to the events of Act I. Assuming this means 30 years before Protoman was completed, it means that Breaking Out onward takes place 18 years after the first part of the album. This means that [[FridgeHorror the oldest that Joe could've been was 18]], or, more realistically, 16 or 17.

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* Act II starts 30 years prior to the events of Act I. Assuming this means 30 years before Protoman was completed, it means that Breaking Out onward takes place 18 years after the first part of the album. This means that [[FridgeHorror the oldest that Joe could've been was 18]], 18]][[AdultFear, or, more realistically, 16 or 17.]]
27th Apr '13 10:58:01 PM KPShadow
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* Protoman claimed humanity would never be willing to stand for itself. However, the prequel album presented Joe - a human who died trying to fight against Wily. Aside from the fact that Act II wasn't released/thought of until after Act I, this means that Light never told Protoman anything about Joe.

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* Protoman claimed humanity would never be willing to stand for itself. However, the prequel album presented Joe - a human who died trying to fight against Wily. Aside from the fact that Act II wasn't released/thought of until after Act I, this means that Light never told Protoman anything about Joe.Joe.
*Act II starts 30 years prior to the events of Act I. Assuming this means 30 years before Protoman was completed, it means that Breaking Out onward takes place 18 years after the first part of the album. This means that [[FridgeHorror the oldest that Joe could've been was 18]], or, more realistically, 16 or 17.
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