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* Ever wondered why Blades tend to have BizarreAlienBiology, from [[AmbiguouslyHuman passable-for-human]] like Pyra to LittleBitBeastly like Nim to [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers outright weird]] like Boreas? Well, [[spoiler:considering that Klaus repurposed Core Crystals from brain cell replacements to the building blocks of a new world and how different aspects of a Driver affect the initial form of a Blade, their unusual anatomy would make some degree of sense.]]


** Compassion: Earth and Electric Blades tend to be very empathetic and nurturing. The oddball in this case is Herald, as she is a weapon of mass destruction that could go berserk at a moment's notice, but is well aware of it and wishes for others to be careful around her. [[spoiler:Another interesting case is Patroka in NewGamePlus, who's known to be aggressive, hot-headed, and outright rude to others, but doesn't mind admitting her fondness for her Driver upon reaching max Affinity in battle and going the length to protect them. So even Patroka can be decent and caring when she wants to be.]]

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** Compassion: Earth and Electric Blades tend to be very empathetic and nurturing. The oddball in this case is Herald, as she is a weapon of mass destruction that could go berserk at a moment's notice, but is well aware of it and wishes for others to be careful around her. Another oddball would be Wulfric, who looks like a monster and tends to act like one as well. But beneath that, he's a genuinely soft-hearted guy [[IJustWantToBeLoved who wants everyone to know that.]] [[spoiler:Another interesting case is Patroka in NewGamePlus, who's known to be aggressive, hot-headed, and outright rude to others, but doesn't mind admitting her fondness for her Driver upon reaching max Affinity in battle and going the length to protect them. So even Patroka can be decent and caring when she wants to be.]]

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* Brighid is established to be stronger than Pyra relatively early on in the story. Why? Of course, you could say that it's because [[spoiler:Mythra made her to be weaker than herself,]] but it also makes sense when you realize that Brighid's flames are blue, and the blue flames at the base of a fire is the hottest part of the fire.



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* In ''Torna - The Golden Country'', Hugo is the driver of both Bridghid and Aegaeon. Both are tank blades and their usage makes perfect sense. Since Hugo is Emperor, the best blade types for him would of course be tank blades. Both are essentially bodyguards and can absorb any attacks meant for him.


* Mythra's berating Rex after Vandham's death makes much more sense when you play the DLC. Not only does the DLC drive home why Mythra never wanted to unseal her full power again, but also, look at what happened to bring it about. Malos killed Vandham; as a result, Rex lost his head and charged Malos, ignoring Vandham's final instructions to retreat, and endangering the team, forcing Mythra to come out. [[spoiler: This is exactly what happened to Mythra before she was sealed away: Malos' attack on Auesco that killed Milton caused her to lose control, ignore Adam's orders, sink Torna, and kill Hugo -- things for which she has been beating herself up ever since. Thus, Mythra knows full well the consequences of losing control and acting recklessly in a fight, and does not want Rex to face anything like what she went through.]]

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* Mythra's berating Rex after Vandham's death makes much more sense when you play the DLC. Not only does the DLC drive home why Mythra never wanted to unseal her full power again, but also, look at what happened to bring it about. Malos killed Vandham; as a result, Rex lost his head and charged Malos, ignoring Vandham's final instructions to retreat, and endangering the team, forcing Mythra to come out. [[spoiler: This is exactly what happened to Mythra before she was sealed away: Malos' attack on Auesco Auresco that killed Milton caused her to lose control, ignore Adam's orders, sink Torna, and kill Hugo -- things for which she has been beating herself up ever since. Thus, Mythra knows full well the consequences of losing control and acting recklessly in a fight, and does not want Rex to face anything like what she went through.]]


* Mythra's berating Rex after Vandham's death makes much more sense when you play the DLC. Not only does the DLC drive home why Mythra never wanted to unseal her full power again, but also, look at what happened to bring it about. Malos killed Vandham; as a result, Rex lost his head and charged Malos, ignoring Vandham's final instructions to retreat, and endangering the team, forcing Mythra to come out. [[spoiler: This is exactly what happened to Mythra before she was sealed away: Malos' attack on Auesco that killed Milton caused her to lose control, ignore Adam's orders, sink TOrna, and kill Hugo. Thus, Mythra knows full well the consequences of losing control and acting recklessly in a fight, and does not want Rex to face anything like what she went through.]]

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* Mythra's berating Rex after Vandham's death makes much more sense when you play the DLC. Not only does the DLC drive home why Mythra never wanted to unseal her full power again, but also, look at what happened to bring it about. Malos killed Vandham; as a result, Rex lost his head and charged Malos, ignoring Vandham's final instructions to retreat, and endangering the team, forcing Mythra to come out. [[spoiler: This is exactly what happened to Mythra before she was sealed away: Malos' attack on Auesco that killed Milton caused her to lose control, ignore Adam's orders, sink TOrna, Torna, and kill Hugo.Hugo -- things for which she has been beating herself up ever since. Thus, Mythra knows full well the consequences of losing control and acting recklessly in a fight, and does not want Rex to face anything like what she went through.]]



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* Mythra's berating Rex after Vandham's death makes much more sense when you play the DLC. Not only does the DLC drive home why Mythra never wanted to unseal her full power again, but also, look at what happened to bring it about. Malos killed Vandham; as a result, Rex lost his head and charged Malos, ignoring Vandham's final instructions to retreat, and endangering the team, forcing Mythra to come out. [[spoiler: This is exactly what happened to Mythra before she was sealed away: Malos' attack on Auesco that killed Milton caused her to lose control, ignore Adam's orders, sink TOrna, and kill Hugo. Thus, Mythra knows full well the consequences of losing control and acting recklessly in a fight, and does not want Rex to face anything like what she went through.]]

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** [[spoiler: Also, Pyra isn't a true Fire Blade. Water doesn't mess her up after all.]]


* After the first boss fight against Malos in ''Torna - The Golden Country'', Addam proudly declares to the group that "Torna lives and dies by its people." This explains how in the main game, Jin isn't being inconsistent when he says [[spoiler: in Chapter 5 that Mythra sank Torna, and then in Chapter 8 that Amalthus destroyed Torna. In the former he's talking about the Titan itself, while in the latter he's referring to the people.]]

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* After the first boss fight against Malos in ''Torna - The Golden Country'', Addam proudly declares to the group that "Torna lives and dies by its people." This explains how in the main game, Jin isn't being inconsistent when he says [[spoiler: in Chapter 5 that Mythra sank Torna, and then in Chapter 8 that Amalthus destroyed Torna. In the former he's talking about the Titan itself, while in the latter he's referring to the people.people/culture that ended when only the Counter Addamites were left in power.]]

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** It works even better when you consider the acronym: Builders of a Legacy After the Destruction of Earth. [[spoiler:This is ''exactly'' the point of the Blade/Core Crystal system.]]

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** Relating to that move, one of Jin's more famous lines from the game is "No, I donít wish for 'forever.' Even just for one moment, itís enough if itís with her.", her being Lora. However, Lora's dead, so that "one moment" is empty. Hence, Empty Moment.


* During their first fight Malos pays quite a bit of attention to Addam's golden eyes. He does it just to mock his mixed heritage and the consequences, but it also gives new perspective on why in the main game he chastises himself for taking Rex so lightly. That is he realizes at that moment that Rex's eyes remind him of Addam's, the man who led the effort to stop his previous plan so long ago.

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* During their first fight in ''Torna - The Golden Country,'' Malos pays quite a bit of attention to Addam's golden eyes. He does it just to mock his mixed heritage and the consequences, but it also gives new perspective on why in the main game he chastises himself for taking Rex so lightly. That is he realizes at that moment in the main game that Rex's eyes remind him of Addam's, the man who led the effort to stop his previous plan so long ago.



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* During their first fight Malos pays quite a bit of attention to Addam's golden eyes. He does it just to mock his mixed heritage and the consequences, but it also gives new perspective on why in the main game he chastises himself for taking Rex so lightly. That is he realizes at that moment that Rex's eyes remind him of Addam's, the man who led the effort to stop his previous plan so long ago.



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* In ''Torna - The Golden Country'', Jin uses all his arts from the main game in some capacity except Empty Moment. [[spoiler:The attack relies on the super speed he gets from becoming a Flesh Eater.]]



* Considering everything Addam went through [[spoiler: Hugo dying protecting him; not being able to control Mythra, leading to Torna's destruction; the deaths of Milton, his father, and maybe even his pregnant wife, along with numerous Tornans; more or less sending Lora to her death, and; sealing Mythra away so her power won't be misused, Addam's eventual disappearance might be explained by him committing suicide soon after founding Fonsett Village.]]

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* Considering everything Addam went through [[spoiler: Hugo dying protecting him; not being able to control Mythra, leading to Torna's destruction; the deaths of Milton, his father, and maybe even his pregnant wife, along with numerous Tornans; more or less sending Lora to her death, and; sealing Mythra away so her power won't be misused, Addam's eventual disappearance might be explained by him committing suicide soon after founding Fonsett Village.]]
* Thanks to the expansion, [[spoiler:''Pyra's mere existence'' is Fridge Horror. She only exists because of Mythra's trauma about the destruction of Torna and Milton's death. The reason Pyra didn't want to unleash Mythra in the earlier section of the main game is because she didn't want a repeat of Torna, this time with Rex, one of the main reasons Mythra didn't nuke all of Alrest, in the firing line. No wonder she wants to go to Elysium to die: Mythra lost everything she loved except Rex.]]
** Adding on to that, a few of Mythra's standard Arts in ''Torna'' are her Blade Arts in the main game. [[spoiler:She's holding back to avoid a repeat of Torna.
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* Compared to the main game, one encounters very few Drivers among the people in "Torna - The Golden Country". However, this makes a lot of sense when one recalls that Amalthus has not yet started his core cleansing procedure, which enabled many more people to become drivers than would otherwise be possible (related to this, in the main game one NPC remarks after Indol falls that in future generations Alrest will have to get used to there being far fewer Drivers).

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* Compared to the main game, one encounters very few Drivers among the people in "Torna ''Torna - The Golden Country".Country''. However, this makes a lot of sense when one recalls that Amalthus has not yet started his core cleansing procedure, which enabled many more people to become drivers than would otherwise be possible (related to this, in the main game one NPC remarks after Indol falls that in future generations Alrest will have to get used to there being far fewer Drivers).

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