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Beacon80
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03:14:25 PM Apr 23rd 2014
I was going to add What Could Have Been, since we never find out why Brad had his growth stunted, nor do we ever really learn anything about Shep's symbiote. But I realized these might have been covered in the bonus material, which I haven't read. Can anyone confirm or deny this for me?
Nohbody
09:19:35 PM Apr 30th 2014
No, neither Brad's nor Shep's backstories are covered in any of the bonus material in the print books.

They're not, however, What Could Have Been, as nothing the author has said on the forums has suggested that there was something different planned for them than what actually made it into the strip.
Nohbody
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05:49:29 AM May 6th 2013
edited by 216.99.32.44
I pulled part of the Blue and Orange Morality entry because the parts I removed don't really say how the trope applies to them, making them essentially Zero Context Examples. I'd provide the context, but it's been a while since I've re-read the earlier strips, so my memory is probably going to be rather less than perfect on the subjects.

The original entry, atrocious formatting and all:

* BlueAndOrangeMorality: The Fleetmind, the F'Sherl-Ganni, the Pa'anuri. This [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2009-09-13 strip]] in which the Reverend Theo Fobius mentions measuring sticks with evil clearly marked upon them, all of differing lengths, some of which measure in directions perpendicular to reality.
** Also, [[http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2009-04-25 Schlock's moral compass]]

(And before putting stuff in, PLEASE read Example Indentation first. That was easily the biggest "sin" of the original entry.)
DaleStan
11:10:27 AM May 9th 2013
edited by 216.99.32.42
I've restored a better reference to Moral Compass.

I don't think the F'Sherl-Ganni qualify; they may be Black and Gray Morality, but I'm not seeing Blue and Orange Morality. I think http://www.schlockmercenary.com/2006-04-07 is the best reference for F'Sherl-Ganni morality. By the same comic, Petey doesn't qualify.

Pa'anuri also probably don't qualify. What little we know of them is that their language refers to "US" and "ANNOYING", and the punishment for advancing into the radio age is death-by-supernova. This is, as I see it, just an extreme version of a comprehensible morality: Kill everything that isn't us.
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