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just a thought...
« on: December 23, 2008, 01:14:21 am »
If Lavos can travel through time then couldn't lavos have destroyed the entire world during the zeal incident because the lavos we see in 1999 would be the same as the lavos from zeal?

Maybe I'm thinking too hard or something.

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Re: just a thought...
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2008, 01:16:28 am »
Why would Lavos destroy the world before Lavos was done with it?

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Re: just a thought...
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2008, 01:33:22 am »
If Lavos can travel through time then couldn't lavos have destroyed the entire world during the zeal incident because the lavos we see in 1999 would be the same as the lavos from zeal?

Maybe I'm thinking too hard or something.
Simple. Supposing his goals were to destroy all life in 12000BC, it wouldn't be very effective as many humans were living underground at the time so 'Destruction Rains from Heaven' wouldn't kill many people(except those in Zeal of course). On the other hand, in 1999AD, most, if not all, humans were living above ground and as such, were easy prey. Not to mention, if Lavos were to wait any longer than 1999AD the humans would probably have the capabilities to destroy it on spot. So it's obvious why 1999AD would be the chosen focal point in history, to allow maximum feeding time and maintain effectiveness in sterilizing the planet.

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Re: just a thought...
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2009, 01:29:15 am »
If Lavos can travel through time then couldn't lavos have destroyed the entire world during the zeal incident because the lavos we see in 1999 would be the same as the lavos from zeal?

Maybe I'm thinking too hard or something.

The question isn't 'could he have destroyed the world earlier' but rather 'WHY he didn't destroy the world earlier. I personally follow the view that Lavos only rose to combat percieved threats to itself. During the time of Zeal when they were draining his energy, he rose and ended their society (but left the world itself intact, so he could continue to harvest DNA). During 1999AD human society had reached the point that it could pose a threat if they discovered his existence, so he caused a worldwide catastrophe.

Lavos came to our world to harvest DNA and it would seem counter intuitive for him to destroy the planet and end his harvesting early without some sort of threat. That is why he doesn't simply destroy the world earlier, and why he DID rise in 1999.

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Re: just a thought...
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2009, 06:01:42 pm »
lavos could have had enough energy to supply millions of suns(possibly) if that is the case then he could have destroyed zeal because if they lived in the lower world then they would have stronger survival genetics than if they lived in a nice cushy palace using magic,and probably removed there ability to use magic to make it harder for them.