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Jaybird

Jaybird is Birdmojo on Xbox Live and Jaybirdmojo on Playstation's network. He's been playing consoles since the Atari 2600 and it was Zork that taught him how to touch-type. If you've got a song for Wednesday, a commercial for Saturday, a recommendation for Tuesday, an essay for Monday, or, heck, just a handful a questions, fire off an email to AskJaybird-at-gmail.com

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  1. Avatar Jaybird
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    One of the things that surprised me was how handily the Corinthian beat Loki. On Loki’s own turf, even!Report

    • Avatar Glyph in reply to Jaybird
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      Loki strikes me as the kind of guy that can be bested in physical combat fairly easily. It’s outwitting him that’s difficult.

      I wonder if not having “eyes” is a help when dealing with a trickster like Loki; maybe it somewhat (even if only symbolically) negates his advantage in disguise/deception.Report

      • Avatar Mike Schilling in reply to Glyph
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        Oh, that’s good. Matthew was fooled repeatedly, but the Corinthian not once.Report

      • Avatar Glyph in reply to Glyph
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        Possible spoilers:

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      • Avatar Jason Tank in reply to Glyph
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        The Corinthian was also forewarned, thanks to Celia’s eyes. He knew who he was looking for (why else look in a realm from Norse myth?) and he knew he couldn’t possibly kill Dream through strangulation, so it was a win-win situation all around.Report

  2. Avatar Glyph
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    Oh and also: ““You killed my friend, Woman. Stray from your path.”

    Gets me every time.Report

  3. Avatar James K
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    The shapeshifting sequence with Loki is just excellent.Report

  4. Avatar Boegiboe
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    I think I remember crying a bit the first time I read the death of Fiddler’s Green.Report

  5. Avatar North
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    I never understood Desire’s MO in this. Why lure Rose out to England? S/He brought her out there, arguably sicked a trist on her, shows up in Morpheus’ old prison acting like S/he’s about to do some very interesting exposition, lets Rose derail it with a rant about love and then snarkily departs. I mean I understand s/he is by nature a tease but what was the point? Getting Rose out of California? Could she have somehow interfered? Why? It never made any sense to me.Report

    • Avatar Jason Tank in reply to North
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      Yeah, it’s hard to fathom. My best guess is that Rose’s rant about love was enough to change Desire’s fickle mind about the whole thing, but s/he originally intended to tell Rose about why she was conceived, and maybe set her on a path to help Dream. (Ebfr qvq znantr gb zrrg n gevb bs jbzra, bar bs juvpu cebonoyl orvat Ylgn’f zbgure, fb fur pbaprvinoyl unq n gbby gurer.)Report

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