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Old 10-26-2018, 08:57 AM   #1951
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Let's see if we got this right, A religious saint tells a father his son is cursed and advises him to kill the baby. That father obliges and brings his 22 months old to him and asks him to do it. That saint gives this job to one of his followers who couldn't do it because of his wife and drops the baby at the door of a child's shelter.
That post ends (after Mark Wahlberg) with, "And I wonít even come to the ending conclusion for it is next level bewildering."

Now I gotta know what happened after that!
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Old 10-28-2018, 03:32 PM   #1952
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That post ends (after Mark Wahlberg) with, "And I won’t even come to the ending conclusion for it is next level bewildering."

Now I gotta know what happened after that!
Of course, the best twist for an RPG setting is that the holy man got it dead-bang correct, and the fact that the dad didn't kill the son means the kid will grow up as a locus of evil and supernatural horror. Draw ideas from Rosemary's Baby and/or Hellboy, and let the bodies hit the floor.

Now then, in reality, said psychotic religious leader needs to get dropped in a hole under a rock in a federal penitentiary, somewhere, and dad needs a permanent restraining order to keep him the hell away from mother and child. Hopefully, with the help of social services and caring teachers, mom will get the assistance she needs to raise the kid to be a decent human being, and not a maladjusted borderline sociopath.
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Old 10-28-2018, 03:38 PM   #1953
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The mom waited nearly two weeks before reporting it. I'd want to keep the kid far from her as well.
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Old 10-28-2018, 11:09 PM   #1954
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Of course, the best twist for an RPG setting is that the holy man got it dead-bang correct, and the fact that the dad didn't kill the son means the kid will grow up as a locus of evil and supernatural horror. Draw ideas from Rosemary's Baby and/or Hellboy, and let the bodies hit the floor.
Or, of course, the prophecy was correct because the son is the Chosen One, and his father will become (or already is!) a vessel for Ultimate Evil who the child is destined to defeat. Assuming, of course, that Our Heroes can keep his dad from killing him before he achieves the ability to fulfill his destiny...
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Old 10-29-2018, 02:06 AM   #1955
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Now then, in reality, said pschotic religious leader needs to get dropped in a hole under a rock in a federal penitentiary, somewhere, and dad needs a permanent restraining order to keep him the hell away from mother and child. Hopefully, with the help of social services and caring teachers, mom will get the assistance she needs to raise the kid to be a decent human being, and not a maladjusted borderline sociopath.
Given the economic situation in the federation, I suspect that putting the father under a literal rock will influence the mother and child's situation in a way that will make the fulfilment of the prophecy, not less, likely, as I doubt that there's enough of a budget to handle the latter part of your offer.
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Old 11-02-2018, 06:32 PM   #1956
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One of the weirdest aircraft ever to fly.
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Old 11-07-2018, 08:25 AM   #1957
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Nazi fighter crashes on California Freeway

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Old 11-07-2018, 09:12 AM   #1958
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Got to love this line from the article. "So, it wasnít a Nazi planeóit was Nazi plane cosplay."
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Old 11-07-2018, 09:24 AM   #1959
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Got to love this line from the article. "So, it wasnít a Nazi planeóit was Nazi plane cosplay."
Now nobody will notice that the plane model doesn't quite match Homeline specs. Double-layer disguise!
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Old 11-07-2018, 09:30 AM   #1960
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This is probably a very good timeline to transport odd items or even non-humans. We'd just assume good or bad cosplay.
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