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The simple answer is, they don't work well when winter is coming and people have been recently stockpiling food (like with the hopeless siege of Riverrun). Only commanders as hopeless as Frey & Frey Junior would think a siege was a good idea under such circumstances. Stannis only attempted a siege out of desperation, and the Boltons were clear about what ...


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Ripley's shuttlecraft "Narcissus" floated through from the outer rim where LV-426 was, all the way into the core worlds. She's found, and taken to Gateway Station, a space station orbiting around/near Earth. Where she's interrogated and eventually finds a job. But in those 57 years, technology has improved. Faster than Light travel allows for what was a 1~2 ...


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He was actually "poisoned" even before the film history began. The correct word would be "possessed" by (maybe a spoiler for people who don't know the lore) Since he was possessed from the beggining, he was acting as if nothing happened, until he began to be in contact with Fel energy from the orcs and used this as an excuse. We know from the drawings in ...


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Upham was the only one in the group that knew German. Having absolutely zero combat experience and being used to an "office" position, Upham wasn't the kind of person you wanted on "point" (front position in an excursion). Therefore, Upham was relegated to the rear, where he could remain safe and, more importantly, out of the line of friendly fire since he ...


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The "measuring" is showing the calculations around him. He's depicted as being obsessed with counting and measuring stuff... He counts his toothbrush strokes, for example... which is why he's an IRS agent. The intro text from the book being written about his character is: Harold Crick was a man of infinite numbers, endless calculations, and remarkably ...


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Weapon X: Logan was brainwashed and programmed to become a killing machine by this timeline's version of the Weapon X program. This includes the repression of personality and memories, to make him a more pliable weapon. The helmet, electronics, and chemicals (tubes in his stomach) put him in a Berserker mode, with the helmet causing him to hallucinate as ...


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If you consider it's 10 years later, and Hank McCoy has been shown to be a genius in electrical and mechanical engineering among other things, it's simply likely that Beast built them. After all, Magneto did have the blue prints on microfilm, when he stole them in 1973 as seen in DOFP. Hank of course, built Cerebro, as well as the Blackbird (that exploded ...


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The ending is not based on actual history since the history of Banquo and Fleance are dubious at best. Although Macbeth was a historical figure, the characters of Banquo and Fleance are questionable. Shakespeare used the works of Raphael Holinshed when writing historical plays. Banquo is mentioned by Holinshed as an accomplice of Macbeth in his usurpation ...


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Yes, or maybe. This part of the movie was probably the worst adaption of the source material in the movie. In the comics, Wade and "Worm" Cunningham are sent to the Hospice after failing to develop useful superpowers in the Weapon X program. They are sent there to die peacefully, and away from the public eye, a way for the government to keep things under ...


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She wasn't sent to kill Johnny (looking at him throw the sniper was just for a dramatic reason), she was sent to kill the second Vortex guy before he talks and she simply accomplished her mission. Notice that Johnny is just an agent, if he died another will be send (actually another agent -Tucker- was already there). Also the same thing happened when she ...


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Having enough food during a normal summer/winter is different to having enough food during a siege. Mmmm, foood, arhgghghghg! In the first instance, people are not condensed into a small area such as a castle. Most people have been growing, harvesting and storing for long periods of time. Having enough food to last years is fairly standard. In the second ...


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IMHO, there's not a buddhist philosophy motivating Project Mayhem, or the main character/s. Haikus are more likely a way of escaping reality, this is why Narrator needs Tyler. A zen-liking home is mostly just simple consumerism. Detachment is an awesome point, and one of the major plot-magnets (if I may). But not very buddhist when one destroys everything. ...


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According to the wikia: When they encountered a radio site being holed up by four Germans, he stayed back outside of the battle for his own safety being inexperienced in combat. Note that: In 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, and was put in the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division as a cartographer and translator. [...] ...


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The money belonged to Barr so it had his fingerprints on it. The gun was also Barr's as was the van. The whole point of Charlie's actions were to frame Barr for the killing. He had befriended Barr to get close to him and was close enough to be able to drug him and take the various pieces of property away from Barr's house and to return them with ...


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It's a real life thing, sex slaves, I mean ""comfort women"" that are found in any large military/army camp to keep the men happy/in-line. In modern times, it's less heard of, but still common. Japanese Comfort Women: [...] were women and girls who were forced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Japanese Army in occupied territories before and during ...



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