× Welcome to the Crystal Hall forums!

Tell us and our members who you are, what you like and how you managed to become a fan of the Whateley Academy Universe.

We welcome all new members and hope to see you around a lot! Especially those of you who have been lurking for years and just hadn't gotten around to registering because the site was so messed up!

Posting rules: All registered members may create threads and post to existing ones.

Eri Walks In Shadows

More
1 year 10 months ago #58113 by Anne
Anne replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows
Greetings and salutations!
Hallucinations may ensue from too much reading of Whateley fiction... Or maybe those Shogoths are real!!

Please Log in to join the conversation.

  • Erianaiel
  • Erianaiel's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Veteran
  • Veteran
More
1 year 10 months ago #58114 by Erianaiel
Erianaiel replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows
Of course they are real.
It is after all the collective noun for a birthday party full of five year olds stuffed full on sugar

Please Log in to join the conversation.

More
1 year 10 months ago #58118 by null0trooper
null0trooper replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows

Erianaiel wrote: Oh, and explain why there are no dutch mutants in the beret maffia ;)


There was one, but someone decided she should sit between Kismet and Dynamaxx, for geographical reasons.

It didn't go well.

Erianaiel wrote: The officially unofficial reason why we don't see dutch mutants at all ...


Haywire (Roland Voorhees) might be Dutch, but the fact that "Wallflower thinks he speaks something that sounds like German" leaves American a possibility (The Voorhees name shows up in or near areas where a dialect of Pfälzisch is still spoken)

Other than that, there are more students known to speak Latin than Dutch.

Forum-posted ideas are freely adoptable.

WhatIF Stories: Dream A Little Dream For Me

Discussion Thread

Please Log in to join the conversation.

  • Astrodragon
  • Astrodragon's Avatar
  • Away
  • Author
  • Author
More
1 year 10 months ago #58119 by Astrodragon
Astrodragon replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows
There was a Dutch mutant iirc in the Big Idea by Bek.

I love watching their innocent little faces smiling happily as they trip gaily down the garden path, before finding the pit with the rusty spikes.

Please Log in to join the conversation.

More
1 year 10 months ago #58121 by null0trooper
null0trooper replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows

Astrodragon wrote: There was a Dutch mutant iirc in the Big Idea by Bek.


Migraine!

And now she's a resident of Arkham Research Center. :)

Forum-posted ideas are freely adoptable.

WhatIF Stories: Dream A Little Dream For Me

Discussion Thread

Please Log in to join the conversation.

More
1 year 10 months ago #58133 by Anne
Anne replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows

Erianaiel wrote: Of course they are real.
It is after all the collective noun for a birthday party full of five year olds stuffed full on sugar

Aha! So dat is de problem... Here I thought it was due to mistuned satellite dishes!

Please Log in to join the conversation.

More
1 year 10 months ago #58140 by Kristin Darken
Kristin Darken replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows
The odds of a mutant student attending Whateley from any given country is fairly small really given the 'average' mutant population by density... a country with the population of the Netherlands, for example, might only see 5 manifestations a year total... and there's every likelihood that, as is seen everywhere else, 'most' mutants who manifest are on the low end of the scale, maybe not even getting a 1 ranking in any of the trait classifications... just having some minor quirk that is not baseline human.

So for us to include a mutant from the Netherlands... would mean having a specific reason to tap mythology or cultural aspects of the Netherlands for a specific character purpose. I don't know that any of us authors know your country's lore well enough to do that. There's plenty of other regions / countries that haven't gotten a focus either though, so don't feel left out. :)


And... by the way... welcome to the forums/community!

Fate guard you and grant you a Light to brighten your Way.

Please Log in to join the conversation.

  • Erianaiel
  • Erianaiel's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Veteran
  • Veteran
More
1 year 10 months ago #58161 by Erianaiel
Erianaiel replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows

Kristin Darken wrote: The odds of a mutant student attending Whateley from any given country is fairly small really given the 'average' mutant population by density... a country with the population of the Netherlands, for example, might only see 5 manifestations a year total... and there's every likelihood that, as is seen everywhere else, 'most' mutants who manifest are on the low end of the scale, maybe not even getting a 1 ranking in any of the trait classifications... just having some minor quirk that is not baseline human.

So for us to include a mutant from the Netherlands... would mean having a specific reason to tap mythology or cultural aspects of the Netherlands for a specific character purpose. I don't know that any of us authors know your country's lore well enough to do that. There's plenty of other regions / countries that haven't gotten a focus either though, so don't feel left out. :)


And... by the way... welcome to the forums/community!


First of all thank you, and everybody else for their words of welcome!

I certainly do not feel left out by the missing (sort of anyway) dutch mutants. I know there are more than 180 countries and thousands of ethnicities and that statistically none of them get included in the Whateleyverse.

I don't aim for canon status either. In my saner moments I am aware of my limitations as a writer:-p
Which is why I think it is funny to see if I can, at least for my own amusement and stories, turn a statistical reality into a conspiracy theory.

Please Log in to join the conversation.

More
1 year 10 months ago #58162 by Morpheus
Morpheus replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows
Welcome to the madhouse. So, what drew you to Whateley?

The waking world is but a dream.

Please Log in to join the conversation.

  • Erianaiel
  • Erianaiel's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Veteran
  • Veteran
More
1 year 10 months ago #58169 by Erianaiel
Erianaiel replied the topic: Eri Walks In Shadows

Morpheus wrote: Welcome to the madhouse. So, what drew you to Whateley?


I found a recommendation somewhere about a 'superhero high' called Whately. It sounded interesting enough that when I found the actual side I picked a story to read at random and I liked it very much. Then I started at the beginning just to make sure I liked that too.

So, I guess what really drew me were the good stories, even if the initial hook was the superhero bit.

Please Log in to join the conversation.

Moderators: WhateleyAdminKristin DarkenE. E. NalleyelrodwNagrijMageOhkiAstrodragonNeoMagusWarrenMorpheusWasamonsleethrOtherEricBek D CorbinMaLAguASouffle GirlPhoenix SpiritusStarwolfDanZillaKatie_LynMaggie FinsonDrBenderJGBladedancerRenae_Whateley
Time to create page: 0.116 seconds
Powered by Kunena Forum