Alcyone wrote:Tegan wrote:I wish that Stephenie had talked more about the wives. It's almost as if they were just shadows. There was no real point to them in the story. I wouldn't have thought that she would have mentioned them unless they were important.
Same here. I imagined that, due to their being mentioned, they would play a larger role in the end. At least have them speak. Marcus spoke to everyone's shock. Why not them? *sigh*
Twilight<3 wrote:The wives aren't as important as the main three. They don't have much power - they were only brought along to be protected rather than be left unprotected in Volterra.
So, have you two decided who is the bigger Aro-lover yet? Alcylone and Tegan, that is.
Tegan wrote:Lunna-san (why not chan?), are you a collector? My dad collects coins (ooh, pretty shiny), and some people would think that he was mad for buying something that's worth added up to $3.85 for over $80. On the other hand, my dad probably thinks that $80 is a perfectly reasonable price for a 1975 (or whatever. I don't collect coins) mint set.
I don't know if this counts, but I skip my lunch every day at school in order to hoard up my money so that I can spend it on nice things later.
A collector may do crazy things in order to add to their collection, but never unreasoable.
CantBreathe wrote:I think giving them wives makes them not so heartless in a sense, they are at least dedicated to one other person they may consider more important than themselves. I think a character becomes more endearing when you know they love, or at least committed to, someone else and vice versa. I hope someone gets where I'm going with this...
Lunna-san wrote:Aro knows them probably more than anyone and still, their lives are something dismissible. It's scary.
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