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*** Also, she could be avoiding telling you because of how deeply indoctrinated you are by Li. You see him only as the kindly old master, your father figure and innocent. If she told you "hey, the old guy's evil" there's no guarantee you'd believe her. By letting him kill you, you have definitive, absolute proof of his ill intent.

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*** For releasing him, it could boil down to something as simple as motive. Open Palm releases him to free his spirit from its purgatory, whereas Closed Fist characters banish him because he was weak and deserves whatever hell awaits him.



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** Also, "Legendary" doesn't mean "good". It's older, and may be outdone by newer techniques in weaponmaking. Think if you had Joyeause or Crocea Mors in this era. Legendary, yes, but outclassed by modern weapons.

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** Also, it's the Arena. It's possible that the sabotage was a collaborative effort to remove a wild card that the Guild didn't care for (Like they did with Khana)

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*** The tossing the stone was just to distract you long enough that you won't have time to think, and will fall back on your instinctual response, which has the flaw. Rather than, say, shapechanging or using magic.


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*** As a Martial Artist, it looks like the flaw is an opening in your center line (sternum/solar plexus/diapragm). And with Li's skill and knowledge that it's not deliberate, he can easily exploit it to land a killing shot (based on how you fall, it looks like he may have crippled your diapragm so you couldn't breathe). To an unaware opponent, it looks like you're feinting a weak point, and know to counter there.


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*** From a martial artist perspective, it's that you're not guarding your center line well, if at all. Looks like a feint to an unaware opponent, but if you know it isn't, an easy hole for a kill strike.


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*** It seems more like your PC isn't protecting their center line. To an unaware opponent, they see it as a feint to bait their attacks. But to Li, it's an easy way to land a fatal strike.


* So what's up with Spirit Thief? Every other category has multiple styles, but in the category of Spirit Thief, there is only one Spirit Thief, and that Spirit Thief is Spirit Thief. Why wasn't there a style for stealing health or focus?

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* So what's up with Spirit Thief? Every other category has multiple styles, but in the category of Spirit Thief, there is only one Spirit Thief, and that Spirit Thief is Spirit Thief. Why wasn't there a style for stealing health or focus?focus?
** Because neither of those make sense. Health is a measure of the wounds you have received. Hard to see how you could heal yourself by wounding others. Focus is mental control. I can see a style based on distraction and irritation being able to reduce another's focus but that's not going to grant you any. Spirit is an actual magical energy that can be transferred between people.


*** My understanding is that you were supposed to get the "romance plot completed" text for both characters but there was a bug and only Silk Fox's one played but it was too late to change it. A bummer but canonically you do still have both.

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*** My understanding is that you were supposed to get the "romance plot completed" text for both characters but there was a bug and only Silk Fox's one played but it was too late to change it. A bummer but canonically you do still have both.both.
** If you notice, when talking to her after the big attack at Dirge is repulsed but after "locking in" the polyamory thing, only Silk Fox gets the extra line for romance.
* So what's up with Spirit Thief? Every other category has multiple styles, but in the category of Spirit Thief, there is only one Spirit Thief, and that Spirit Thief is Spirit Thief. Why wasn't there a style for stealing health or focus?


** I liken it to learning how to spell or pronounce a certain word. For example, imagine you were brought up knowing that chronometer was pronounced kroNO-MEter (like Chrono Trigger), instead of the correct pronunciation of kroNOMeter. You use it every day. It's what you know. Then, someone corrects you. You're not likely to say it wrong again, but until you were told it was wrong, you had no problem with it. Same with the fatal flaw in technique. If you base ''all'' your learned techniques on your initial learning experience (as the protagonist did), then you'll make the same mistake with ''all'' your techniques. It's not far-fetched at all.

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** I liken it to learning how to spell or pronounce a certain word. For example, imagine you were brought up knowing that chronometer was pronounced kroNO-MEter kroNO-[=MEter=] (like Chrono Trigger), instead of the correct pronunciation of kroNOMeter. You use it every day. It's what you know. Then, someone corrects you. You're not likely to say it wrong again, but until you were told it was wrong, you had no problem with it. Same with the fatal flaw in technique. If you base ''all'' your learned techniques on your initial learning experience (as the protagonist did), then you'll make the same mistake with ''all'' your techniques. It's not far-fetched at all.



*** My understanding is that you were supposed to get the "romance plot completed" text for both characters but there was a bug and only Silk Fox's one played but it was too late to change it. A bummer but canonically you do still have both.
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*** My understanding is that you were supposed to get the "romance plot completed" text for both characters but there was a bug and only Silk Fox's one played but it was too late to change it. A bummer but canonically you do still have both.
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** Maybe they were trying to avoid charges of {{Lolicon}} by making her as ugly as they possibly could. They succeeded. I kinda feel it adds to her woobie status though, I felt sorry for the poor kid.

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** Maybe they were trying to avoid charges of {{Lolicon}} paedophile-pandering by making her as ugly as they possibly could. They succeeded. I kinda feel it adds to her woobie status though, I felt sorry for the poor kid.

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*** The one time you play as Black Whirlwind against regular mooks he makes the Spirit Monk look like a chump, cutting through them like butter.


** They should have left more decisions like the one they made in the "free the family from the slavers" sidequest. I felt '''{{BAD ASS}}''' when that girl took the knife my Closed Fist hero gave her and stabbed the slaver to death with it. "You may have taught my daughter a valuable lesson." Damn RIGHT I did. Why weren't there more sidequests like that?

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** They should have left more decisions like the one they made in the "free the family from the slavers" sidequest. I felt '''{{BAD ASS}}''' '''BAD ASS''' when that girl took the knife my Closed Fist hero gave her and stabbed the slaver to death with it. "You may have taught my daughter a valuable lesson." Damn RIGHT I did. Why weren't there more sidequests like that?


** Easy. First off, Master Li is GenreSavvy enough to know that [[TykeBomb Tykebombs]] can be [[DefusingTheTykebomb defused]] and that people can rebel against their mentors, so it makes more sense to not try to harness the kid directly and instead teach him basic filial piety and the tools to know right from wrong, and then [[BatmanGambit make sure that all MORAL paths lead to the Spirit Monk fighting the Emperor]] for one reason or another. Secondly, leaving the kid ignorant of his true purpose means that he doesn't make any obvious moves and plans that would tip the Emperor off to the fact that the Glorious Strategist is making a bid for the throne; instead, Li just left a trail of breadcrumbs that his well-trained and prepared student could follow, and the Emperor won't pick up on it because the kid is, as far as he, Death's Hand and Inquisitor Jia can tell, acting randomly. Third, Master Li is simply ''good'' enough to make a GambitRoulette work [[Manga/DeathNote Just As Planned!!!]]

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** Easy. First off, Master Li is GenreSavvy enough to know knew that [[TykeBomb Tykebombs]] can be [[DefusingTheTykebomb defused]] and that people can rebel against their mentors, so it makes more sense to not try to harness the kid directly and instead teach him basic filial piety and the tools to know right from wrong, and then [[BatmanGambit make sure that all MORAL paths lead to the Spirit Monk fighting the Emperor]] for one reason or another. Secondly, leaving the kid ignorant of his true purpose means that he doesn't make any obvious moves and plans that would tip the Emperor off to the fact that the Glorious Strategist is making a bid for the throne; instead, Li just left a trail of breadcrumbs that his well-trained and prepared student could follow, and the Emperor won't pick up on it because the kid is, as far as he, Death's Hand and Inquisitor Jia can tell, acting randomly. Third, Master Li is simply ''good'' enough to make a GambitRoulette work [[Manga/DeathNote Just As Planned!!!]]



*** Several other explanations, all possible in my eyes: 1) Li being DangerouslyGenreSavvy as he is, he could have just burned it. 2) It teleported to Dirge, so the PC was put in their original body rather than a new one. 3) It's still there, useless, possibly buried or mutilated. The real question is, other than option 2, why is the PC re-embodied at Dirge fully clothed? Where did the clothes come from?

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*** Several other explanations, all possible in my eyes: 1) Li being DangerouslyGenreSavvy as he is, he could have just burned it. 2) It teleported to Dirge, so the PC was put in their original body rather than a new one. 3) It's still there, useless, possibly buried or mutilated. The real question is, other than option 2, why is the PC re-embodied at Dirge fully clothed? Where did the clothes come from?


*** Because Scholar Six Heavens really is that arrrogant/stupid.

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*** Because Scholar Six Heavens really is that arrrogant/stupid.arrogant/stupid.
*** He might just be worried a follower of the opposing philosophy would destroy it out of hand.

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** More directly, Zin Bu hates you. Your actions got him demoted to "guy who makes sure you can find the goods you need", which he blatantly half-asses by selling them to you himself at inflated prices.

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