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Re: The Life and Death of a Pkunk 1.1
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2009, 05:39:23 pm »

Be kind and show mercy; remember how brightly their souls burn! Well, used to burn before they wrapped around the scale, anyway; now they just sort of smolder with an evil glow, but still!

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« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2009, 11:08:11 pm »

#2 ... Why kill when you can toy with your prey? err I mean it's the enlightened pkunk thing to do.
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« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2009, 05:03:41 pm »

2. May the compassion we have shown them touch them so that they may climb slowly out of the moral depths to which they have plunged. Or, if they're really evil, maybe it'll annoy them so much that it'll cause integer wraparound and they'll be back to being supremely good again.
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« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2009, 05:08:54 pm »

2. May the compassion we have shown them touch them so that they may climb slowly out of the moral depths to which they have plunged. Or, if they're really evil, maybe it'll annoy them so much that it'll cause integer wraparound and they'll be back to being supremely good again.

Yeah, right. This is all about not working at a plant farm buddy, let's just hope the triumvirate likes our idea.
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Re: The Life and Death of a Pkunk 1.1
« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2009, 02:23:23 am »

2 all lives are equle besides shoothig an unarmed are we ur quan or pukunk?
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« Reply #20 on: November 18, 2009, 08:28:43 pm »

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« Reply #21 on: November 18, 2009, 08:48:48 pm »

You decide that killing is no good. Sure, Pkunk can be killed any number of times, but those poor spiders would just die! Perhaps instead you could sing together? So you stay your hand and decide to let the spiders live. Unfortunately, they do not return the favour. Your ship has placed itself in a perilous position and the Ilwrath take full advantage of this. Their flames burn you to a cinder.

You blink and look around you. You’re in a big hall, so big that you can hardly see the roof. There are fellow Pkunk everywhere. In front of you three old Pkunk perch on a bench, looking at you with friendly, yet serious, smiles.

“Welcome to the tribunal, new soul” the middle one says. “You must be confused. Let us explain what is going on here”.

Then abruptly he burps, shakes his feathers and disappears. Another, even older Pkunk appears in his stead.

“What now, what now? Who’s this young rascal then?” The other Pkunk quickly bend in and whisper something in his ears. He peers at you and hoots in delight.

“That must have been confusing eh! Old Brakky got reincarnated, and I was just killed in combat! This is the Pkunk tribunal. When a new soul enters the Pkunk realm we try to determine how Pkunk it really is. And we’re quite good at it! All we need is to look at four choices, and we can tell if you’re a Pkunk or not. If you aren’t, we’ll send you on to wherever you belong, since we’re wise and old and practically never make mistakes.”

The other birds lean in again, whispering some further instructions.

“Whoop de doo! So you showed mercy eh? That’s your second choice! And now you’re dead! Tell me, are you pleased with that decision?”

You ponder the question. Killing isn’t right, but dying isn’t that great either.
1.   Yes, mercy is the path to enlightenment!
2.   No, I should have wiped those little bastards out!
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Re: The Life and Death of a Pkunk 1.1
« Reply #22 on: November 18, 2009, 09:03:23 pm »

I've got the feeling that we're heading for wraparound, but still... 1.
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« Reply #23 on: November 18, 2009, 09:07:51 pm »

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« Reply #24 on: November 18, 2009, 10:22:52 pm »

Numero uno.
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« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2009, 12:02:25 am »

KKND they deserve it; just remember of all our fellow Pkunk that died in captivity or on the altars of these wretched no good and awful singing scum beings!

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Re: The Life and Death of a Pkunk 1.1
« Reply #26 on: November 19, 2009, 01:42:58 am »

#2 Nice guys finish last... or at least they tend to end up doing somthing like meat cutting, gardening or basket weaving. Wink
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« Reply #27 on: November 19, 2009, 03:03:22 am »

Meh, I'll go with 1.
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« Reply #28 on: November 19, 2009, 05:11:39 am »

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« Reply #29 on: November 19, 2009, 04:32:18 pm »

Pkunk should always strive to be merciful, as we are the Yin to pretty much everyone else's Yang. Granted, maybe the universe could have done without those Ilwraths' particular flavor of Yang (at least until they were reincarnated, anyway), but there is only beauty in life, not death.

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