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Re: what is the metachron dialogue?
« Reply #30 on: March 30, 2007, 10:57:46 am »

Maybe if you send the Supox and Utwig to fight the Ur-Quan, the
device slows its darkening, or lightens a bit, but you never hear about it
from the traders?
My point was that it would have to be lighter even before you send them, unless the warned/not warned change is enough to change whether you send them or not.
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Re: what is the metachron dialogue?
« Reply #31 on: March 30, 2007, 02:07:36 pm »

And my point was that the Supox and Utwig, by using their decision (coming from their free will) to attack the Kohr-Ah, move the Universe to another timeline, in which Greenish's death is one year later.

Then, of course, YOU come and shift the timeline to one in which the MetaChron's destruction is further away in time.
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« Reply #32 on: March 30, 2007, 02:28:15 pm »

And my point was that the Supox and Utwig, by using their decision (coming from their free will) to attack the Kohr-Ah, move the Universe to another timeline, in which Greenish's death is one year later.

Then, of course, YOU come and shift the timeline to one in which the MetaChron's destruction is further away in time.
I was assuming that the MetaChron takes these decisions into account. Free will isn't, most of the time, anyway.
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Re: what is the metachron dialogue?
« Reply #33 on: March 30, 2007, 06:20:03 pm »

Perhaps the Metachron is "unaware" of the Supox and Utwig influence on the timeline, because their decision to attack was motivated by the Ultron, which is presumably a much more powerful artifact. Perhaps the Metachron cannot predict how more powerful artifacts than itself can influence the timeline.
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Re: what is the metachron dialogue?
« Reply #34 on: March 30, 2007, 06:56:55 pm »

Yes, you can change the "free will" with the Ultron.
But, then, if the Melnorme knew that the premonitions of the MetaChron can't be avoided unless a more powerful device intervenes (and they don't believe the Ultron to be anything but a fake device - see "(As if it ever worked)") they would have lain down and accepted their fate, not plan to leave the area.
No, the MetaChron's predictions can be avoided easier.
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