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* Since he's JC's immediate predecessor, shouldn't JC's brother have been called John, and not Paul?

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** JC and Paul do have kill switches, but they work more like cancer and kill them over the course of a few days. I suspect they can't just blow up because their wetware doesn't have much explosive potential. If they planted a bomb inside them, one of their allies like Jaime would've found it and removed it.
* JC has a hilarious "Yeah, right" reaction when the Illuminati is mentioned for the first time. Why doesn't he have a similar reaction when he learns about Majestic-12? Not really a plot-hole I guess, but a lost opportunity for JC to pimp Page about giving his organization such a stupid name. ("Majestic-12? Why didn't you just call yourself the Manhattan Project, or the Ag Department?")

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* It's been ages since I've played so I apologize if this is explained at some point but why didn't they just program you with a [[BrownNote instant kill phrase]] like with Gunther? Then all they would have to do is say "when you meet Denton, just say (Phrase) and he'll explode."


* IRL, random tropers delete all references to [[http://www.theforbiddenknowledge.com/hardtruth/fema_executive_orders.htm the executive orders]] that would permit TheGovernment to do EVERYTHING they do in the game - right up to summary executions. All they say is "The conspiracy theorists are kooks. The orders don't mean those things. I don't have to explain what they do mean, just that they don't mean what you think they mean. Move along, citizens."
** The vast majority of the executive orders listed on that page have been revoked by later executive orders, so no, FEMA doesn't have that much power anymore, even if they were interpreted in a broad manner. [[http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/executive-orders/disposition.html Check for yourself.]]
** But it was getting out of hand and it was making the entry look like an extension of "The Forbidden Truth".


How is it that Paul is too weak to climb out of a window and up a ladder, but is more than capable of winning a firefight with a dozen soldiers in a hotel lobby?

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*** As JC shows us, because of how their killswitches work, mechanical augs can be killed immediately by anyone who knows their killphrase, including opponents and with bad enough luck, even civilians. With a 24 hour timer, the agent whose killswitch has been activated can still take down their opponent, complete their mission, and cure themselves back at the HQ. They just didn't consider the idea that someone would betray them, or felt that if the phrase ever ended up in the wrong hands, they would lose their most effective and expensive agents in a gory explosion, and felt that removing the "instant kill" ability was an acceptable loss.
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How is it that Paul is too weak to climb out of a window and up a ladder, but is more than capable of winning a firefight with a dozen soldiers in a hotel lobby?

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*** Except the entire point of going to Paris was that nobody knew where to find Everett, not even Daedelus.


*** It's implied that UNATCO did put up a fight against the NSF (notice the dead bodies scattered around the island) but the NSF hit them by surprise (one of them even comments on that) then retreated into the statue and the base was put into lockdown due to the attack meaning noone can get in or out, thus the few guards outside were stranded with minimal weapons until the danger had past, UNATCO knowing that JC was due to arrive decided to use their new super soldier to take care of them. it's also implied that many of the NSF soldiers are just thugs and homless who have almost no training and don't really follow orders (JoJo is a good example of this as are the thugs on the basketball court) so the lack of a good defense is understandable.

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*** It's implied that UNATCO did put up a fight against the NSF (notice the dead bodies scattered around the island) but the NSF hit them by surprise (one of them even comments on that) then retreated into the statue and the base was put into lockdown due to the attack meaning noone can get in or out, thus the few guards outside were stranded with minimal weapons until the danger had past, UNATCO knowing that JC was due to arrive decided to use their new super soldier to take care of them. it's also implied that many of the NSF soldiers are just thugs and homless who have almost no training and don't really follow orders (JoJo ([=JoJo=] is a good example of this as are the thugs on the basketball court) so the lack of a good defense is understandable.



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** Maybe the nanovirus can't survive in cold water. It's the only guess I have.

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** I believe Daedalus informed them. He previously told Jock where to look for you after you defected.



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** How do you know that the other named members of UNATCO aren't code names? Furthermore, JC and Paul are the ones with nano-augmentation, so they're already unique in comparison to the rest. They might have defected, but it's not like they're going to consider their allies to be able to be trusted with their real identities. By the point of Invisible War, it's probably JC's choice to still be known by that, perhaps considering whoever he was beforehand dead. Alternatively, keeping with real world agent work, it's quite possible they're really named JC and Paul, as it's hard for someone to not instinctively react to their real name, which can reveal an agent's identity. By Invisible War, they probably see no connection to their old last name, hence keeping Denton.


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* First, if you asked Jaime to work as a spy in UNATCO, how does he know to look for you in Paris? Second, given your mission in Paris is to find Everett, how does Tong know where to send Alex, and how does he get there so quickly?

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* Why is J.C. seemingly the only UNATCO member with a codename? Why does Paul, who would be more comfortable using JC's real name, continue to call him JC even after he defects? Why do they also continue to call him JC in Invisible War, long after UNATCO is gone?



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** I don't see why it's so unbelievable. Paul was the UNATCO golden boy, yet nobody has any trouble believing that he was an NSF mole. Is it so hard to believe that both Dentons had been turned?


*** This actually might be justified. The soldiers are currently in the lower floors, and the helipad apparently accepts all sorts of clandestine transport all the time, and Jock was a regular flyer for them (and MJ12 hasn't entirely twigged to the fact he's a traitor by this point), so him landing is nothing special, though it's more or less stated that if they discover you are with him, his life is gonna suck, hence the urgency with which you have to get his chopper disengaged from the remote lock before he and you get your asses shot off. Also, note that later he is explicitly identified to be working with you as a fellow terrorist, so they wised up after you liberated his chopper. To be fair, it does seem odd that the two guard on the roof weren't doing shit, but from looks of the wine bottles lying around, they were probably drunk off their ass, and the other MJ12 guys (assuming you sneak up on them) were also taking a break, which makes things somewhat more plausible.

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*** This actually might be justified. The soldiers are currently in the lower floors, and the helipad apparently accepts all sorts of clandestine transport all the time, and Jock was a regular flyer for them (and MJ12 hasn't entirely twigged to the fact he's a traitor by this point), so him landing is nothing special, though it's more or less stated that if they discover you are with him, his life is gonna suck, hence the urgency with which you have to get his chopper disengaged from the remote lock before he and you get your asses shot off. Also, note that later he is explicitly identified to be working with you as a fellow terrorist, so they wised up after you liberated his chopper. To be fair, it does seem odd that the two guard guards on the roof weren't doing shit, but from looks of the wine bottles lying around, they were probably drunk off their ass, and the other MJ12 guys (assuming you sneak up on them) were also taking a break, which makes things somewhat more plausible.

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