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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 143 Spoilers

    Hats off to Clarice.

    Why did a vision of Roxy appear? Was Cassie remembering something about her?
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 142 Discussion / 143 Predictions

    Not sure Irene hated Teresa. Even if she did it doesn't follow that Clare should dislike Irene. Also, in the fit to fight chapter, Clare makes it clear that revenge is her way of moving forward, and...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 141 Spoiler Thread

    Did Europa just take a bite out of Sid? :gwah
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 140 Discussion / 141 Predictions

    I basically don't disagree with anything you said BrotherCoa, and Nanozom, I'm not making a judgement on whether it's good or bad or ridiculous, but just trying to come up with a possible explanation...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 140 Discussion / 141 Predictions

    Well yeah not death for death's sake. But death and the threat of death as one of the most intense, or ultimate forms of drama that comes at an important point when the author has carefully developed...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 140 Discussion / 141 Predictions

    There is a difference between the Rigaldo and Europa situations, though. Rigaldo came in relatively quickly and at quite an advantage in strength to the other AB's, so there was a lack of proper...
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    [Discussion] Re: Theories about Mainland.

    Conjecture: Rubel wants Daae dead, but he wants it done after he's gathered as much info as possible about the results of the Org's project. That's why he's hanging around Daae now. Last chapter he...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 139 Discussion/ 140 Predictions

    This will be the catalyst for the birth of Claresa!!!
    None shall compare to the might of the twin goddesses!!
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 139 Discussion/ 140 Predictions

    I guess you could explain it, including what Riful meant there (if the translation is accurate), if awakening was a process that has a beginning and end. Then half-awakening would be a started, but...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 139 Discussion/ 140 Predictions

    ^ I was wondering about this too. Maybe it could go either way. But it seems natural, if the final showdown is going to be between Clare and Priss, to get all the possible interference out of the way...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 139 Spoiler Thread

    I agree with the general thrust about Clare/Priss, the potential is there for it to get pretty crazy, but it isn't necessary for a resolution. But personally I want to see it get insane because I...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    Yeah, Dae would be trembling with delight to get his hands on a specimen like Riful (or what was left), he wouldn't miss an opportunity like that. But insofar as having a hand in Riph....I don't...
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    [Discussion] Re: Theories about Mainland.

    these are good points for sure but I think the truth of these claims all rest on the question of how original/unique the claymore experiment is. We can probably say for certain that half-awakening...
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    [Discussion] Re: Theories about Mainland.

    If in the beginning the other mainland faction sent only Rubel to the Claymore continent that likely means they recognized it as, at first, only having the potential to be determinative of the...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    I think Teresa was neutral about humans in the sense that she did not hold prejudice about what humans could do or be. She knew in fact that humans could do harmful things to other people, via her...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    I too think the Europa/last gen warriors battle will be bloody, because Europa has the ability and no choice but to fight, unless she runs away and plays dead. And she's hungry.

    But I wonder how...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    Snooping around can include intelligence-gathering from other sources like people so it doesn't mean Miria herself was always physically rifling through the Org's files while the MiB were asleep,...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    Riph must have inherited Riful's speed cause it seems she is able to hit Priss reasonably easily, combine that with Dauph's strength and the intelligence she's showing and she really is a monster
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    Poll: [Discussion] The Meanest Claymore

    Fun topic:

    Who do you think is the meanest, most cold-hearted and merciless bitch ever to be a Claymore? Can be anyone, as long as they were a Claymore at some point, and consideration of their...
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    [Discussion] Re: Alive to begin with

    I think the difference between creating 3 new beings and resurrecting the dead raises the same type of issues that are involved in understanding cloning and the notion in philosophy called...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    what does Raftela's technique mean for Europa then? Amplified feelings of one or more of


    'I'm so hungry...' *mistakes riph's ribbons for guts and gets annihilated*
    'What have I done with my...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    @wickedsmile

    Firstly, I have to choose the words very carefully, because I agree with you about Gala and Teresa being most ‘clairvoyant’, especially because styles of youki perception are their...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    Half-awakeneds are already awakened (Miria at the end of the Slashers - also Ophelia recognizing that Clare was awakened). The process of their awakening halted before it was complete, so that they...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Discussions /139 Predictions

    I don't think Priss and Riph are quite on equal terms. Priss can generate her youki by herself, whereas Riph has to get hers/its externally. But I do wonder what the author is attempting to achieve...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 138 Spoiler Thread

    Galatea is ultra-sexy as usual
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    [Discussion] Re: Theories about Mainland.

    @IDC: did you mean that the Claymore Island is as big as Australia? The area is really large hehe, I don't think 47 Claymores could patrol it all, even if they were all super fast. But then again the...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    As much as I think that a scenario like this would be awesome, and on a colossal/epic scale, I think it must be said that it would place less focus on the personal relations between Clare, Priss and...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    Well for me, 'quality' means the specific properties youki can have. If youki can only have quantifiable features like strength, density etc, then 'quality' means the applications a youki-user can...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    Something else about Priscilla and 'hate'. When I use 'hate' here, I mean whatever Yagi intends it to mean, and whatever consequences it can be said to have.

    Is it appropriate to draw a connection...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    Yes, I agree completely

    I didn't intend to mean that Irene would be jealous or envious in a negative way, I meant it in the sense which you articulated. I did not mean that Irene would be under...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    I want to say (kind of out of nowhere) that the Quicksword had damn well better be overpowered and have an influence on taking Priss down, because Irene had a big hand (or arm) in the whole...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    What I meant by HA experiment was this (from Gernot's translation):

    An experiment that you once did...
    妖魔に侵された近しい者…
    A loved one that was violated by youma...
    それこそ肉親の血肉を少女の身体に埋め込んで
    I believe...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    it is kind of interesting to consider

    but you'd probably have to explain away 2 things:

    1) Miria when the fab four fought the male AB identified Deneve's and Helen's abilities by saying that...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    It would be cool if she was half-awakened... but the problem is that she likes guts hehe

    And in Claymore, wanting and eating guts is the only real distinction between a claymore and an awakened...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    btw, it's not a foregone conclusion that Priss has her father's tissue in her yet.

    Daae would already know if Priss was part of that experiment, since he conducted it. So he would have said so in...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    If the 'love' and 'hate' ideas exist, one of the possibilities is that a half-awakened warrior's hate would be tempered by love, so that love would hold them back from awakening, or would be able to...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    Well, I for one think you're on the money at least to a certain extent...

    I will illustrate it with the reason why I voted this chapter in the top 5 (or thereabouts) of all time. That reason is...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    I thought she might have trauma too at first, but then you see how clinical, strategical, intentional and manipulative she is with Cassie. But then she clearly has that attachment obsession, which I...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    I've been trying to write a fanfiction about Roxy in the past week, but I'm having trouble articulating her personality, because on the one hand she's really analytical and perceptive, and on the...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    Maybe that's how Roxanne died :^_^
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    ^ It would be impossible to tell. But if we can account for all the deaths/bodies of no.1's then none of them would have been taken to the mainland.

    I'm not sure what advantage telling a no.1...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    @Dark Night

    Yes! A PYS based ability is a really cool idea! And it might end up being something quite radical, given all the different forms it can take.

    And i wonder what Teresa's awakened...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    Yeah the 'techniques' side of Clare is determined by the people she has interacted with, and the experience she has gained in battles, over the course of her journey. This side is quite transparent...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Discussions /138 Predictions

    I'm not sure, but I think Brother Coa means that if the Org were around, given the warriors available to them, they would assign Clare or Miria (probably Clare) no. 1. I agree with this, but would...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Spoiler Thread

    ^As far as I know names or titles can include nouns or verbs or descriptions. Maybe I have it wrong

    Edit: Yes you're right! Ok, I'm totally wrong, sorry everyone
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Spoiler Thread

    Well,

    Firstly, Europa the Sloth is not correct grammar if 'sloth' is taken as the adjective. Like Claymore1 said, in 'Europa the Sloth' sloth acts as a noun, referring to the animal.

    So it...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Spoiler Thread

    yep, he looks really displeased :D

    Go Rubel!
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    Cool post! There's no way I could address it all...

    I think you draw the associations between youki, hate, memories and power quite well. If the ‘ugly form’ of her hate is what transitions into...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Spoiler Thread

    Well, that version of half-awakening may be the case, but if it is, then it is unlikely that there will be a happy ending, because the HA's will have to awaken in order to gain the power to kill...
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    Poll: [Chapter] Re: Claymore 137 Spoiler Thread

    He may have sent the fab four to the male AB with the intention to get rid of them (because they were potentially a threat), or he may have been testing them even then to see if they could be useful...
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