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Machine/Barrier in the cave
Post by George J. Smith   » Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:07 am

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It reminds me of the Atlantean machine that set Rodney Mackay on the path to ascension in the Stargate Atlantis episode.

Maybe Vlad was changed by going through the barrier in the cave, a barrier that the other guys / 5th race used when they left earth tens of millennia before, but as Vlad was not pure stock in comparison to them the change was not complete and he ended up being neither fish nor fowl.
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Re: Machine/Barrier in the cave
Post by ThinksMarkedly   » Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:58 pm

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George J. Smith wrote:It reminds me of the Atlantean machine that set Rodney Mackay on the path to ascension in the Stargate Atlantis episode.

Maybe Vlad was changed by going through the barrier in the cave, a barrier that the other guys / 5th race used when they left earth tens of millennia before, but as Vlad was not pure stock in comparison to them the change was not complete and he ended up being neither fish nor fowl.


Seems to me that he was properly and fully transformed, only he didn't know how to use his new state after the transformation. He had to learn via trial and error.

Nature vs nurture.
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Re: Machine/Barrier in the cave
Post by George J. Smith   » Thu Feb 11, 2021 6:47 am

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ThinksMarkedly wrote:
George J. Smith wrote:It reminds me of the Atlantean machine that set Rodney Mackay on the path to ascension in the Stargate Atlantis episode.

Maybe Vlad was changed by going through the barrier in the cave, a barrier that the other guys / 5th race used when they left earth tens of millennia before, but as Vlad was not pure stock in comparison to them the change was not complete and he ended up being neither fish nor fowl.


Seems to me that he was properly and fully transformed, only he didn't know how to use his new state after the transformation. He had to learn via trial and error.

Nature vs nurture.


Or would that be trial and terror :lol:
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