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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #330 on: March 11, 2012, 08:09:51 pm »

Why does he look like he's shrugging?
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #331 on: March 11, 2012, 08:21:14 pm »

Question: Who is Vanod?
(Fanon) Answer: Vanod was a child when the cataclysm happened. When the Gods screamed for blood, when the sinful humans built to the skies and met the Gods. While his home burned then sank, he woke up on a dark island. Scared, he cowered away in a hole until he was older. The last God looked down on him. The rest of them had starved from the lack of belief, and this was the only God Vanod knew.

"Vanod... Cleanse this dark island." The unnamed God croaked, unable to sustain her voice. "Cleanse it of the evil that inhabits it... I am sorry, Vanod... Do this, and you shall be my husband, and we shall regain the world again."

Of course, Vanod might be just a caveman who doesn't have a grand story behind him. But that's what I thought up, and I'm sticking behind it.

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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #332 on: March 11, 2012, 09:54:36 pm »

Wow. Just, wow.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #333 on: March 12, 2012, 02:12:10 am »

It is entirely possible that the night creatures and megabeasts are simply the physical manifestations of the earth. They exist only to remove the virus that is 'civilization.' Since they have no targets, they live simple, peaceful, quiet lives in their shrines and lairs. That is, until this one human decides to start existing and running amok.

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« Reply #334 on: March 12, 2012, 12:53:09 pm »

This is amazing. Post to watch, +1 reader, etc.

I have decided Vanod is like Jesus, only for Armok. Instead of teaching people to love eachother, he stabs them with a spear. instead of walking on water, he bites night creatures' heads off. Instead of being a savior, he's a genocidist.

I am totally cool with this.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #335 on: March 12, 2012, 02:36:32 pm »

It is entirely possible that the night creatures and megabeasts are simply the physical manifestations of the earth. They exist only to remove the virus that is 'civilization.' Since they have no targets, they live simple, peaceful, quiet lives in their shrines and lairs. That is, until this one human decides to start existing and running amok.

If anyone could come into existence simply by deciding to, it's Vanod.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #336 on: March 12, 2012, 04:41:30 pm »

He did come into existence by deciding to.  He's the only human in the world.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #337 on: March 12, 2012, 06:27:12 pm »

He did come into existence by deciding to.  He's the only human in the world.
He formed spontaneously from the lifeblood of the earth meeting the flesh of nature: magma and mud. He has fire flowing through his veins and is very, very filthy.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #338 on: March 13, 2012, 12:40:41 am »

He did come into existence by deciding to.  He's the only human in the world.
He formed spontaneously from the lifeblood of the earth meeting the flesh of nature: magma and mud. He has fire flowing through his veins and is very, very filthy.

This is the best origin story.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #339 on: March 13, 2012, 07:25:27 am »

I think the obvious explanation is that Armok had a child with a random goddess.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #340 on: March 13, 2012, 06:40:15 pm »

I think the obvious explanation is that Armok had a child with a random goddess.

No. Armok had children with ALL the world's goddesses, and then threw them in a pit and the only one left alive was Vanod, having eaten his kin.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #341 on: March 13, 2012, 06:46:28 pm »

I think the obvious explanation is that Armok had a child with a random goddess.

No. Armok had children with ALL the world's multiverse's goddesses, and then threw them in a pit and the only one left alive was Vanod, having eaten his kin. And absorbed their bad-assery.

Fixed that for you. :P
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #342 on: March 13, 2012, 06:50:39 pm »

I think the obvious explanation is that Armok had a child with a random goddess.

No. Armok had children with ALL the world's goddesses, and then threw them in a pit and the only one left alive was Vanod, having eaten his kin.

And yay Armok did throw back a laugh as a single boy crawled from the pit, clad only in blood.

"You have done well child! You have pleased the insatiable!" the bloodgod bellowed.

The boy rose to a stand and moved before Armok and kneeled. "Raise your gaze to mine, boy. I give you two gifts. The first is your name, Vanod, wear it well. The second is this..."

The gods voice faded out as vanod awoke in a dark forest, surrounded by red eyes.

A frown plastered over Vanods, now clean face. Vanod raises his fist, now clasped around a sharp stick and his other clasped around a flat stick, and sets to work. Without question. Without words. Without fear. Without hesitation.
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #343 on: March 13, 2012, 07:23:59 pm »

Wouldn't it be funny, if, immediately after us posting about his being a divine, savage badass he gets killed in a lame way?
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Re: Adventures on Monster Island
« Reply #344 on: March 13, 2012, 07:25:35 pm »

I think the obvious explanation is that Armok had a child with a random goddess.

No. Armok had children with ALL the world's goddesses, and then threw them in a pit and the only one left alive was Vanod, having eaten his kin.

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I copied that from the forums a while back.
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