The orcs of chaos

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  1. Dragon

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    There will probably just be a bunch of objectively evil beings. As well as beings that by their own standards are evil.
     
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    Andrew you and Drag are right! Aleron doesn’t use the word mutated. He always says evolved. Everything he uses his magic on that he has summoned evolves. I guess to me it’s still a mutation from the original version. Thanks for pointing that out. I was trying to make a point and not so concerned with my words.
     
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    To me mutation means its a variant that wouldn't normally occur, which was what I thought you meant. The scorpion is just a tier 1 though.
     
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    Yeah, but they didn’t all have malleable iron carapace. It was stated the ones that had the iron carapace got it from eating the magical iron beans. They had to be imbued with so pretty strong magic as it affected the surrounding stone as well.
     
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    They were juveniles, so they haden't grown much of a carapace yet.


    As I said above, i'm pretty sure they have a symbiotic relationship. Eating the beans strengthens the ironspine scorpions, who in return spread the seeds to new nests. The plants grow in their shit and leavings, getting the sustenance they need to survive. They also get protection from herbivores and water, assuming the scorpions always nest close to a water supply.

    Its also possible the scorpions simply mutated from eating the beans, but don't underestimate Aleron's ability to come up with interesting natural phenomena. He's a pretty good author when he tries and the beans + scorpions combo seem like a slam dunk.
     
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    You mean evolved? The word mutated isnt in the book.;)
     
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    Hmmm I wonder why was Xuetrix so pressed to get Ricther moving?

    Could it have been an attempt to create or make a rendezvous?

    What if Ricther had moved faster and hadn’t engaged Xuetrix in a battle of wills?

    Do you think he might have met up with the Orcs before the were attacked by the worms?

    We have all discussed and shared thoughts about it. I still believe the Orges recently fell upon the city of Omru. Weather they took or built the stronghold there we don’t know. We also don’t know why a war party of Orcs would be so far in the depths of the Land.

    Could it be possible that they were on a mission to regain something Lost or to regain a stronghold?

    If the fifth set of eyes at the end of book seven arethose of another chaos seed why weren’t they in the fight as well? I think the chaos seed might have an ability that the Orcs know is the key to their mission. So at all cost that chaos seed must be protected. Now that Ricther has landed late at this crossroads. The Orcs might need his help even more now.

    As Aleron has clearly laid out the Axe for a Dwarvin Kingdom might he had laid out an Orcish flag for future allies as well?
     
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    The Chaos Seed might be weak or recently spawned there.
     
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    its going to be funny when one of the orcs only has a chaos particle
     
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    That would be kinda crazy. But I don’t know where they’d get it from.

    And wouldn’t it make them very uncomfortable?
     
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    They put it in their pouch of holding...hrrm (Marsupial Pouch + Flesh Enchanting + Spatial Folding?)
     
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    I'm going out on a limb with raw chaos can't be put in bags of holding. Just seems like an all around Richter move but in a way where if blows up in his face instead of working out for him.

    Also It'd be inconvenient for the particle to shift from weightless to 8675309kg while strapped to your body
     
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    only 0.01-1,418 kg, but that would still be annoying.
     
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    maybe they just came from the second entrance to the Dungeon that was unclaimed.
     
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    Unclaimed dungeon entrance? I thought once the Dungeon was claimed no one else could claim it unless Ricther was killed. Maybe if they captured the dungeons heart the could take control.
     
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    If you look at the notifications there seems to a separation between entrance portal and Dungeon Heart that he claimed. But this the wrong thread for that.
     
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    Scratch that, it was entrance to the Labyrinth not Dungeon.

     
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    The Dungeon is an entrance to the Labyrinth :p

    Also
    867-5309 was just going for the funny,
    But yes even with Richter's Cadillac bag, a fluctuation of up to 312 lbs would break most people, and that was a 1 chaos point particle. Any less weight reduction in the bag / anyone mid to low level from the spread we have seen, is gonna break their knees trying to hold it.
     
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    Haha! Dang I just assumed that was the fluctuations for the shard. You got me.
     
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    So why do you think Ricther was asked if he wanted to claim the entrance?

    If he already possessed the dungeon why would he need to claim the entrance?

    Could it be that anyone can claim an entrance even thou they don’t possess the dungeon?

    It was said that the dungeon master could control who entered the dungeon. So if someone else can claim a dungeon entrance does that mean the become a dungeon master also. That is assuming they would have power over who could enter there?

    Dungeons are an entrance to the labyrinth but the entrance doesn’t open up as soon as the dungeon is born. Wasn’t that why Randy said he should make it stronger because eventually it would connect to the Labyrinth and labyrinth monsters would try and take the item of power. So at the time Ricther was prompted nothing could pass either way from his dungeon to the Labyrinth but eventually the labyrinth would open one way into the dungeon. That is until the dungeon could create its own entrance to the Labyrinth.

    I think Aleron was just trying to add some wordage and wasn’t considering his words too much.

    So what significance does claiming an entrance have to a dungeon?

    I am super eager to see what gives when he places the next two entrances.
     




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