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* Does Grief count as a driving force like will/love/rage? What color would it be then?

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* Does Grief count as a driving force like will/love/rage? What color would it be then?then?

* Sinestro’s more modern interpretation is a WellIntentionedExtremist who wants order in the universe and tried to use fear to get it. Otherwise he even came to save earth from threats like the Crime Syndicate. So why does he put up with such unrepentant irredeemable monsters such as Romat Ru, 465, Haasp the Hunter and Amon Sur in his ranks? Especially after he got his wish with the Green Lanterns being permitted to use Lethal force! He’s bad but not that bad.


* Why the hell do the star sapphires not work in pairs? it makes sense for the other corps but star sapphires are literally powered by love, having people go light years away from the object of there affection for extended periods seems like a bad idea, why not just give both of them a ring so they can work in tandem

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* Why the hell do the star sapphires not work in pairs? it makes sense for the other corps but star sapphires are literally powered by love, having people go light years away from the object of there affection for extended periods seems like a bad idea, why not just give both of them a ring so they can work in tandemtandem
* So what is Alan Scott's status with the Guardians of the Universe? Is he the only Lantern allowed to use magic?
* Does Grief count as a driving force like will/love/rage? What color would it be then?


** Tomar-Re, the Lantern of Krypton's sector noted that by the time he noticed it's impending doom, it was too late. He considered it his greatest failure until the day he died.

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** Tomar-Re, the Lantern of Krypton's sector noted that by the time he noticed it's its impending doom, it was too late. He considered it his greatest failure until the day he died.


** The ring also likely contains knowledge of local laws for when a green lantern does deal with smaller scale stuff

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** The ring also likely contains knowledge of local laws for when a green lantern does deal with smaller scale stuffstuff
* Why the hell do the star sapphires not work in pairs? it makes sense for the other corps but star sapphires are literally powered by love, having people go light years away from the object of there affection for extended periods seems like a bad idea, why not just give both of them a ring so they can work in tandem


* Here's one of the problems with super heroes sharing the same universe...of all the kind-hearted do-gooders on earth, why did the ring pick Hal Jordan? I'm pretty sure there were a LOT of "Chosen Ones" on earth worthy of the ring. I can see the ring not picking Superman because he wasn't born on earth, and Batman since he strikes fear in his enemies, but what about Aquaman and the others?
** the ring considered Dick Grayson, but he was too young at the time. as for anyone else, maybe Hal was just the closest?

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* Here's one of the problems with super heroes sharing the same universe...of all the kind-hearted do-gooders on earth, Earth, why did the ring pick Hal Jordan? I'm pretty sure there were a LOT of "Chosen Ones" on earth worthy of the ring. I can see the ring not picking Superman because he wasn't born on earth, and Batman since he strikes fear in his enemies, but what about Aquaman and the others?
** the The ring considered Dick Grayson, but he was too young at the time. as for anyone else, maybe Hal was just the closest?



** there is probobly an actual code written down but they mostly seem to deal on the large scale stuff pretty much any civilisation would agree is bad, mass murder of civilians, warcrimes, superbeings threatening whole worlds, the only civilizations that would be ok with these are likely galactic conquerors that will probably end up in conflict with the corps anyway, we do see they make deals to stay out of certain sectors so its possible individual planets can opt-out of green lantern protection
the ring also likely contains knowledge of local laws for when a green lantern does deal with smaller scale stuff

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** there There is probobly probably an actual code written down but they mostly seem to deal on the large scale stuff pretty much any civilisation would agree is bad, mass murder of civilians, warcrimes, superbeings threatening whole worlds, the only civilizations that would be ok with these are likely galactic conquerors that will probably end up in conflict with the corps anyway, we do see they make deals to stay out of certain sectors so its possible individual planets can opt-out of green lantern protection
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ring also likely contains knowledge of local laws for when a green lantern does deal with smaller scale stuff


* If the Green Lanterns are SpacePolice than whose law do they enforce? The law of the individual planets they patrol? The Guardians'? ValuesDissonance seems like it would cause problems either way and I imagine people don't want foreigners coming in and enforcing foreign law on them.

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* If the Green Lanterns are SpacePolice than whose law do they enforce? The law of the individual planets they patrol? The Guardians'? ValuesDissonance seems like it would cause problems either way and I imagine people don't want foreigners coming in and enforcing foreign law on them.them.
** there is probobly an actual code written down but they mostly seem to deal on the large scale stuff pretty much any civilisation would agree is bad, mass murder of civilians, warcrimes, superbeings threatening whole worlds, the only civilizations that would be ok with these are likely galactic conquerors that will probably end up in conflict with the corps anyway, we do see they make deals to stay out of certain sectors so its possible individual planets can opt-out of green lantern protection
the ring also likely contains knowledge of local laws for when a green lantern does deal with smaller scale stuff

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** On the other hand, he might have saved them from an eternity of being imprisoned within a gigantic malevolent fear entity (which had '''''already''''' killed them) instead of having a peaceful death.

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*** One Lantern, Chaselon, has robotic arms and legs (something he didn't need on his world) in order to use his ring.


** Plus, the Corps needed all the experienced Lanterns it could get; since all the Earth Lanterns were available and had rings again, it makes sense that they were an asset. In ''GreenLanternCorps: Recharge'', they state they have only have 300 Lanterns trained when they need 7200 to patrol the universe; it also stated that they were getting back other experienced Lanterns too. Plus when the Spider Guild attacked the Guardians had to issue a code black to get the few Lanterns out there to help out. It's not a case of Earth getting special treatment, but because they were active, experienced and available to help get the Corps back on its feet.

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** Plus, the Corps needed all the experienced Lanterns it could get; since all the Earth Lanterns were available and had rings again, it makes sense that they were an asset. In ''GreenLanternCorps: ''ComicBook/GreenLanternCorps: Recharge'', they state they have only have 300 Lanterns trained when they need 7200 to patrol the universe; it also stated that they were getting back other experienced Lanterns too. Plus when the Spider Guild attacked the Guardians had to issue a code black to get the few Lanterns out there to help out. It's not a case of Earth getting special treatment, but because they were active, experienced and available to help get the Corps back on its feet.


** There might be no direct translation for what they were saying. Like in ''ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis'' when the always lovely ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} told ComicBook/{{Firestorm}} that there is no word for "escape" in Kryptonese. (Which, as good ol' ComicBook/AnimalMan immediately notes, explains quite a bit.)

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** There might be no direct translation for what they were saying. Like in ''ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis'' when the always lovely ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} told ComicBook/{{Firestorm}} that there is no word for "escape" in Kryptonese. (Which, as good ol' ComicBook/AnimalMan immediately notes, explains quite a bit.)

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**** He probably has a custom-made ring like G'nort's, designed to wrap around his entire form


*** Well, the yellow ring ''did'' try to conscript Franchise/{{Batman}} and Jonathan Crane first. It's probably for the best that SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker didn't get his hands on it.

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*** Well, the yellow ring ''did'' try to conscript Franchise/{{Batman}} and Jonathan Crane first. It's probably for the best that SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker didn't get his hands on it.

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** And the less charitable possibility: Geoff Johns wanted Hal to be cool enough to say "You can't tell me what to do, Dad!" Maverick heroes need stupid/evil bosses, otherwise they're just arrogant assholes.


*** That's like saying you could kill BruceLee with a knife just because he's not wearing armor.

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*** That's like saying you could kill BruceLee Creator/BruceLee with a knife just because he's not wearing armor.


** '''Out of universe answer:''' [[GenreSavvy You really don't]], but as a friend to left handed people, I have to say that Sinestro is derived from the Latin "left handed" which is only used as a synonym for evil "out of dark ages" ignorance. And yeah, Sinestro wears his ring on his left hand most adaptations I've seen him in, so his parents may well have literally named him "Lefty" on purpose. So even if I ran into someone named Sinestro in real life, I'd at least give them the benefit of the doubt.

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** '''Out of universe answer:''' [[GenreSavvy You really don't]], don't, but as a friend to left handed people, I have to say that Sinestro is derived from the Latin "left handed" which is only used as a synonym for evil "out of dark ages" ignorance. And yeah, Sinestro wears his ring on his left hand most adaptations I've seen him in, so his parents may well have literally named him "Lefty" on purpose. So even if I ran into someone named Sinestro in real life, I'd at least give them the benefit of the doubt.

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