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** Maybe it's the counterpart of a training simulation. Probably magic in nature rather than technological, though.

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** Maybe he was hoping that no one would notice that the Star Rod was missing while he was possibly trying to find a solution to the problem on his own because he didn't want to worry anyone about how a horrible monster had arrived? Also, when you previously try to steal all of the food in your kingdom and aren't at the point yet where you've proven yourself to be a [[JerkWithAHeartofGold good person deep down]], it's reasonable to assume that people might not believe you when you say that you've destroyed a sacred artifact for the greater good and instead think you're being a {{Jerkass}} again.


**** Because Bandana Dee doesn't kill anything unless ''you'', as the player, tell him to. He's not canonically a sociopath for things he only does while under player control. Besides, death is pretty cheap for regular enemies in this series -- no matter what happens to them, they'll always respawn good as new once they're offscreen. And some Waddle Dees ''do'' attack Kirby, for what it's worth.



*** Because Bandana Dee doesn't kill anything unless ''you'', as the player, tell him to. He's not canonically a sociopath for things he only does while under player control. Besides, death is pretty cheap for regular enemies in this series -- no matter what happens to them, they'll always respawn good as new once they're offscreen. And some Waddle Dees ''do'' attack Kirby, for what it's worth.

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**** Because Bandana Dee doesn't kill anything unless ''you'', as the player, tell him to. He's not canonically a sociopath for things he only does while under player control. Besides, death is pretty cheap for regular enemies in this series -- no matter what happens to them, they'll always respawn good as new once they're offscreen. And some Waddle Dees ''do'' attack Kirby, for what it's worth.

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** Because he felt they wouldn't have believed him?

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* In "Nightmare In Dreamland" we find out at the end that King Dedede [[GoodAllAlong didn't steal the rod of dreams from the fountain to be a jerk, but rather to protect it from the Nightmare once he showed up]]. That said, I have to wonder, why didn't he just tell the citizens of Dreamland "Hey, I found something really scary in the fountain so I'm gonna have to remove the rod of dreams to keep it safe for now" or something like that? [[PoorCommunicationKills then the whole thing could have been avoided]].

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** Susie's comments on Kirby's intelligence aren't meant to be taken as completely accurate - a lot of her character revolves around underestimating Kirby due to seeing him as an uncultured native, and the only time Kirby actually appears confused by her dialogue is when she says he "doesn't understand what it's like to work in a perfectly controlled environment," which wouldn't paint him as unintelligent on its own. I think of him as having the mindset of a little toddler or thereabouts, where he can form very basic words, and can tell from the way someone speaks to him whether they're friend or foe, but doesn't ''really'' understand anything more complicated than that.

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*** That doesn't explain why Bandana Dee is willing to kill waddle dees, including ones that are just having fun at the beach swinging on ropes, or ones in the clouds JUST SITTING IN ONE PLACE AND LOOKING UP AT THE SKY in wonder.


* Just how much speech can Kirby understand? Whenever he is being spoken to by a villain in a cutscene, he stares back at them with a blank look on his face, as if he's thinking "What's this person's problem?" and fights back when either the villain or someone else attack him. His vocabulary seems to be limited to "Hi!" and in ''Planet Robobot'', Susie mumbles to herself that Kirby can't understand her. But at the same time, he seemed annoyed when she referred to him as an obstacle and did go after the stars when Marx told him to in ''Kirby Super Star'', so I guess he can understand but doesn't care to communicate back?

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* Just how much speech can Kirby understand? Whenever he is being spoken to by a villain in a cutscene, he stares back at them with a blank look on his face, as if he's thinking "What's this person's problem?" and fights back starts fighting when either the villain or someone else attack him. His vocabulary seems to be limited to "Hi!" and in ''Planet Robobot'', Susie mumbles to herself that Kirby can't understand her. But at the same time, he seemed annoyed mad when she referred to him as an obstacle earlier and did go after the stars on a quest to summon Nova when Marx told him to in ''Kirby Super Star'', so I guess he can understand but doesn't care to communicate back?

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* Just how much speech can Kirby understand? Whenever he is being spoken to by a villain in a cutscene, he stares back at them with a blank look on his face, as if he's thinking "What's this person's problem?" and fights back when either the villain or someone else attack him. His vocabulary seems to be limited to "Hi!" and in ''Planet Robobot'', Susie mumbles to herself that Kirby can't understand her. But at the same time, he seemed annoyed when she referred to him as an obstacle and did go after the stars when Marx told him to in ''Kirby Super Star'', so I guess he can understand but doesn't care to communicate back?

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** This trooper wouldn't be surprised if Kirby hasn't developed object permanence yet. (Or whatever it's called.) So he doesn't realize there are other slices of cake he can go after, as he thinks the one that was stolen is the only one there was. If he ever saw another slice somewhere, he might assume that it's the same as the original.



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** If Nova was without an actual consciousness (''Planet Robobot'' implies that it's equivalent to a computer's AI), then it's no different than someone disarming a bomb before it detonates. If Nova ''did'' have a consciousness, then that means it could've chosen not to grant Marx's wish but did so anyway, making it far from an innocent character.



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* This is something that always bothered me: In Milky Way Wishes Kirby destroys the Galactic Nova as well as Marx. The problem is the Galactic Nova had no choice but to grant Marx's wish so isn't he basically innocent?


* This is something that's been in the back of this troper's head since they beat the game, what the hell happened to Hyness and the Jambastion Mages at the end of ''Star Allies''? We see them get spit out of [[spoiler:Void Termina]] and then they just disappear after that? Plus, the Jambastion Mages have their normal skin colors back, meaning that they aren't under Hyness' control and they all are flailing their arms, showing they are all still alive. Seeing as the last games show what happened to the villains, it's a little jarring.

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* This is something that's been in the back of this troper's head since they beat the game, what the hell happened to Hyness and the Jambastion Mages at the end of ''Star Allies''? We see them get spit out of [[spoiler:Void Termina]] and then they just disappear after that? Plus, the Jambastion Mages have their normal skin colors back, meaning that they aren't under Hyness' control and they all are flailing their arms, showing they are all still alive. Seeing as the last games show what happened to the villains, it's a little jarring.jarring.
* In ''Super Star'', how ''did'' Marx get the sun and the moon to fight in the first place?

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** It's popular Fanon, but there's nothing official.

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** It's popular Fanon, but there's nothing official.official.
* This is something that's been in the back of this troper's head since they beat the game, what the hell happened to Hyness and the Jambastion Mages at the end of ''Star Allies''? We see them get spit out of [[spoiler:Void Termina]] and then they just disappear after that? Plus, the Jambastion Mages have their normal skin colors back, meaning that they aren't under Hyness' control and they all are flailing their arms, showing they are all still alive. Seeing as the last games show what happened to the villains, it's a little jarring.

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