#263 Steering clear from that.

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15th Oct 2020, 12:00 AM

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LogicMeister
15th Oct 2020, 12:03 AM

So their restrictions were, "I'm gonna put you in a Lamp and have you be enslaved by Humans"

It's sounds less like the Originals were concerned about people who lacked wisdom having great power, and more just lazy a-holes who didn't want to putting the work of mentoring the new genies

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HiFranc
15th Oct 2020, 3:49 AM

It’s not a question of mentoring but some people can’t resist the temptation of power. If a trainee genie passes all tests with flying colours but then decides to destroy the world...

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LogicMeister
15th Oct 2020, 6:43 AM

It's unfair to paint everyone with the same brush

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HiFranc
15th Oct 2020, 7:58 AM

True. However, it just takes one person to slip through to cause untold damage.

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HiSS-Graphics
15th Oct 2020, 8:43 AM

@Logicmeister
Actually said restrictions are that genies can only use 1% of their powers without a wish, staying up to date on their rule book, and that the "bound" genies must look after their magical source aka their lamp.

Them being trapped inside of it was not something the originals caused actually =w= I'm willing to tell this mild spoiler because that was a nice observation.

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Ebonbolt
17th Oct 2020, 5:23 PM

@LOGICMEISTER: True, but one does not make exceptions for the worst examples; one sets rules for the worst, then makes exceptions for the best (if at all). "Prepare for the worst, hope for the best."

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HiSS-Graphics
18th Oct 2020, 11:01 PM

@Ebonbolt
Exactly~ Well written point!

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DANGER!

Drakeye
15th Oct 2020, 12:42 AM

CAPTAIN VORPAL BUNNY CONVERSATION AHEAD! RETREAT RUN AWAY! EVERY KNIGHT FOR YOURSELVES!

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HiSS-Graphics
15th Oct 2020, 8:44 AM

Hahaha XDDD Awkward subject. Retreat, retreat!

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Cortanis
16th Oct 2020, 10:05 AM

So wait... how many genie are there then? How many originals as well? A new genie isn't a common thing even by long lived standards is it?

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HiSS-Graphics
17th Oct 2020, 9:39 AM

Quite a few bound genies.
Count of originals is answered in the next page.
And no, it's not. :) A new genie can appear any day.

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McClaw
16th Oct 2020, 8:02 PM

This seems to fall in the category of "never give a knife to a child" things.

For my own creations, I've come up with something a bit different. The "society of djinn" is composed of individuals who have escaped the bonds of their origin worlds. Being a "genie" (bound to some sort of token, such as a lamp or bottle) is either for training or a punishment or both. Some even do it voluntarily (without the bond) as a form of entertainment. ("What will they ask me to do next?")

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HiSS-Graphics
17th Oct 2020, 9:38 AM

I'm not sure what you mean by "never give a knife to a child" regarding this scene.

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Ebonbolt
17th Oct 2020, 5:17 PM

I believe McClaw is referring to the restrictions put in place by the originals being there to prevent (like a child with a knife) avoidable damage: you don't give someone something dangerous without some assurance that they won't cause harm you don't want to occur. Giving a knife to a child leads to the child cutting themselves, giving "ultimate cosmic power" to a human leads to craters where cities used to be. This is why there are gun safety classes.

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HiSS-Graphics
18th Oct 2020, 11:02 PM

Oooh. I gotcha. Thank you :D

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drakeye
19th Oct 2020, 4:51 PM

of course you don't give a knife to a child you give them a rocket launcher. knives are for babies, Icbms are for teens, and planet crackers for adults and if you find any centennials or older then get sun crushers. its in the overlord parental manual on raising a heir to their supervillain dynasty.

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McClaw
19th Oct 2020, 8:03 PM

*slaps Drakeeye with a large trout*

And it's not "sun crushers", you give centennials "stellar lances". :P

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