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8th Jan '17 7:43:21 PM Rebu
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->''"Did I ever tell you... the definition of insanity?"''
-->-- '''Vaas'''
23rd Nov '16 6:48:16 PM nombretomado
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Assuming that this game does take place in the same universe as the AssassinsCreed games do, then by the end of the game, assuming you pick the ending where you save Liza and the others, then Jason has spent the past several days, (weeks even?) in the jungle killing people, growing extremely desensitized to it and even getting a rush off of it. If it is at all possible for Jason to recovery psychologically, then that will be a long and arduous road. But at the same time, there's also the fact that he has become skilled with various forms of weaponry, particularly blades. He's snuck up behind people, come down from above onto them, and overall has become a lethal jungle warrior. If he can't get rid of all that inner rage and bloodlust, then maybe he could at least channel it into something productive under the guidance of the Assassins.

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Assuming that this game does take place in the same universe as the AssassinsCreed ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' games do, then by the end of the game, assuming you pick the ending where you save Liza and the others, then Jason has spent the past several days, (weeks even?) in the jungle killing people, growing extremely desensitized to it and even getting a rush off of it. If it is at all possible for Jason to recovery psychologically, then that will be a long and arduous road. But at the same time, there's also the fact that he has become skilled with various forms of weaponry, particularly blades. He's snuck up behind people, come down from above onto them, and overall has become a lethal jungle warrior. If he can't get rid of all that inner rage and bloodlust, then maybe he could at least channel it into something productive under the guidance of the Assassins.
1st Oct '16 11:04:09 AM Morgenthaler
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[[WMG: Rook Island is a part of [[ChangelingTheLost Arcadia]], with Citra as its Keeper.]]

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[[WMG: Rook Island is a part of [[ChangelingTheLost [[TabletopGame/ChangelingTheLost Arcadia]], with Citra as its Keeper.]]
2nd Mar '16 8:42:22 AM Megapyrogenic
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* I always assumed that the scene with Vaas looking back up at you was symbolic, to say that he is still alive within you, and that you hav essentially become the new Vaas.
25th Jun '15 1:15:05 PM angelothewizard
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* This would also explain why Vaas doesn't appear to die-much like the doubts many Changelings deal with, Vaas is another Gentry and 'killing' him may just be another illusion perpetuated by the island. Also makes the Good Ending way more awesome: He's not just leaving the island, he's leaving Arcadia itself.
6th May '15 8:55:36 PM TVRulezAgain
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* Indeed, it isn't so much as Jason just plain hallucinating Vaas' death, as it is Vaas DELIBERATELY causing Jason to hallucinate his death. But why would the LaughablyEvil, AxCrazy Pirate Leader decide to FakeTheDead when Jason was looking for a final showdown? Because Vaas finally took his own advice: Insanity IS doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results. In a case of FridgeBrilliance, this applied to both Jason and Vaas equally, as they kept trying to kill each other ComicStrip/SpyVsSpy style, kept failing to put the other in the ground, and kept expecting that they'd get a different result if they kept trying to kill each other. Vaas finally realized the only way to break the cycle was if one of them died, [[HypocriticalHumor but since he isn't crazy enough to willingly die]], he plugged Jason with some hard drugs, [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere and got the hell off the Rook Islands]]. The reason [[CainAndAbel Citra]] and [[BiggerBad Volker]] say he's dead is because they only have Jason's drugged-up story to go on, and since Vaas [[NeverFoundTheBody vanished without a trace]], they assumed [[DeathSeeker he finally got killed by the one man as crazy as he was]].

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* Indeed, it isn't so much as Jason just plain hallucinating Vaas' death, as it is Vaas DELIBERATELY causing Jason to hallucinate his death. But why would the LaughablyEvil, AxCrazy Pirate Leader decide to FakeTheDead when Jason was looking for a final showdown? Because Vaas finally took his own advice: Insanity IS doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results. In a case of FridgeBrilliance, this applied to both Jason and Vaas equally, as they kept trying to kill each other ComicStrip/SpyVsSpy style, kept failing to put the other in the ground, and kept expecting that they'd get a different result if they kept trying to kill each other. Vaas finally realized the only way to break the cycle was if one of them died, [[HypocriticalHumor but since he isn't crazy enough to willingly die]], he plugged Jason with some hard drugs, [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere and got the hell off the Rook Islands]]. The reason [[CainAndAbel Citra]] and [[BiggerBad [[GreaterScopeVillain Volker]] say he's dead is because they only have Jason's drugged-up story to go on, and since Vaas [[NeverFoundTheBody vanished without a trace]], they assumed [[DeathSeeker he finally got killed by the one man as crazy as he was]].
21st Feb '15 6:14:19 PM GriffinPilgrim
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** I don't quite buy this. Vaas is canny, certainly, but I really don't see him as smart enough to fake his own death convincingly enough to fool everyone who'd want to be sure. One or two, maybe, but managing to fool Citra, Dennis, Hoyt and Willis along with all the Rakyat, privateers and his own men who'd want to be damn sure? I don't think so.
21st Feb '15 6:09:16 PM GriffinPilgrim
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* Doesn't quite work for three reasons; 1. He has access to intel that would require off-island contacts to get, 2. He has a subordinate, Sam, working for him and 3. He crops up in the next game in the series as a CIA agent (though not having played 4 I can't say for sure how definitive that is). Also unlike Heck he's not obviously nuts. A little...odd certainly but by Rook Island standards he's positively normal.
21st Feb '15 6:02:41 PM GriffinPilgrim
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** However, since you're here and I don't know how to move it; he doesn't, that was Jason hallucinating.
29th Dec '14 12:35:09 AM shutyou
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It also explains why Vaas keeps failing at killing Brody despite some otherwise effective methods, like the gunshot to the chest that was absorbed by the lighter that Vaas had planted in his pocket earlier.
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