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Practice for Inquisitors prior to jihad?

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Practice for Inquisitors prior to jihad?
Post by Undercover Fat Kid   » Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:25 pm

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Where was the church coming up with guinea pigs for training their inquisitors in torture techniques prior to the events in the series? Rereading AMF, in chapter 4, Waimyn internally monologues that, “Waimyn had done precisely that at least a dozen times during his own novitiate, after all.”

It stands to reason that they’d need a fairly steady supply of unbroken people to hone their skills on. Where’d they come up with them?
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Re: Practice for Inquisitors prior to jihad?
Post by Dilandu   » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:49 pm

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Undercover Fat Kid wrote:Where was the church coming up with guinea pigs for training their inquisitors in torture techniques prior to the events in the series? Rereading AMF, in chapter 4, Waimyn internally monologues that, “Waimyn had done precisely that at least a dozen times during his own novitiate, after all.”

It stands to reason that they’d need a fairly steady supply of unbroken people to hone their skills on. Where’d they come up with them?


Well, there were probably SOME actual heretics and Shain-Wei cultists on Safehold, after all... Not to mention the well-known practice of selling "writs of condemnation", which were mentioned in second book.
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Re: Practice for Inquisitors prior to jihad?
Post by Undercover Fat Kid   » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:44 pm

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It just seems like they’d be stretched a bit thin for the number of people they’d need to train enough cadre for a globe spanning network of inquisitors who are able to torture effectively without killing their subjects.
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Re: Practice for Inquisitors prior to jihad?
Post by PeterZ   » Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:12 pm

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You guys are mixing up The Punishment and interrogation. This church obviously accepts torture as a valid interrogation tool. Paityr obviously participated in severe interrogation. That could be in regards to inquiring into a murder of a church official or some other serious but secular transgression against the Church.
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Re: Practice for Inquisitors prior to jihad?
Post by Keith_w   » Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:51 am

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You can apply severe techniques to anyone SUSPECTED of anything. And, of course, they will admit their guilt, however long it takes, whether they are guilty or not, because hey, if they weren't guilty, you wouldn't be doing this to them.
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