Date: 2017-02-07 12:35 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] scorntx
Again with Mongul and the Black Mercy?

Date: 2017-02-07 12:48 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
Somehow it's become his 'thing' more than War World!

Date: 2017-02-07 01:35 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] scorntx
Still a little scrap of meat to be prized off "The Man Who Has Everything"'s corpse.

Date: 2017-02-07 08:47 am (UTC)
akodo_rokku: (Default)
From: [personal profile] akodo_rokku
I do like that this has Ivy interacting with the Black Mercy though, which is something I don't think has been done before.

Date: 2017-02-07 02:08 pm (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Agreed, it's a genuinely interesting idea.

Date: 2017-02-07 03:48 pm (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
Quite. The sad thing is, using Black Mercy again? That makes sense. Specifically making it a Mongul thing? Not so much, it doesn't play into any other part of his character, it's a gambit he tried once that *backfired*.

Date: 2017-02-08 01:00 am (UTC)
lamashtar: Snake says, "What?" (What?)
From: [personal profile] lamashtar
Wait, wasn't the plant specifically something that Mongul created? So you can't have just any old alien using it?

Date: 2017-02-08 02:29 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
Not originally, I believe he just found and harvested them. Though later appearances have him making variants (like one that makes one experience *bad* visions, which defeats the whole purpose), he's not a scientist, and the only origin I know of is a fairly recent one ('08) where they were made for altruistic purposes, to ease the suffering of terminal patients.

Just considering the character, he's a marauder and warlord (who didn't make his signature Warworld either, he took that too), so him searching out a weapon is more fitting, and it'd be a more fitting followup to that if he sought other weapons, rather than tweeked and reused that one (which didn't work the first time anyway).
Edited Date: 2017-02-08 02:33 am (UTC)

Date: 2017-02-07 12:48 am (UTC)
q99: (Default)
From: [personal profile] q99
Oh, another book called Trinity? That's at least three now.

Date: 2017-02-07 02:33 pm (UTC)
wizardru: Hellboy (Default)
From: [personal profile] wizardru
Ah, that explains it. I was very confused, as I didn't remember anything like this from the Trinity series I was thinking about.

Date: 2017-02-08 01:01 am (UTC)
lamashtar: Jesus Troll (jesustroll)
From: [personal profile] lamashtar
Remember when Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman had other friends? I don't.


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