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PenDragon's comment on 2005-01-25 11:07 AM
this all sounds good but what if she fell in love with the king(his soul or whatever) and he hired th characters to "dispose" of her Go to Comment
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EchoMirage's comment on 2005-01-14 01:53 PM
'Tis a very pleasant and touching story, a classic - Pygmalion and Galateia, ancient Greece ... does spark a memory indeed.

While enjoyable, I find your english most difficult to read, with incomplete and suddenly interrupted sentences, it can get confusing...

I'd prefer the sole power of love bringing the stone to life... Go to Comment
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EchoMirage's comment on 2005-01-17 01:03 PM
Now, imagine the soul in this reincarnation was a magic-hater, and Petra would try to convince him of her love, and the error of his ways as well... Go to Comment
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EchoMirage's comment on 2005-01-17 03:03 PM
A woman being courted by a stone statue of a beautiful girl would be as interesting, but less epic...
There are lots of potential in sentient golems, and lots of possible plots. Go to Comment
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Cheka Man's comment on 2005-01-14 02:42 PM
Very good. I really like this carecter. 5/5 Go to Comment
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ScorpionJinx's comment on 2005-01-14 11:06 AM
There is no telling how long Eliam has been gone. It could be months..it could be years. Depending on the stoyline/game that Petra is put in.

Eliam could be living next door, he maybe be in another village or a far away land. Then again Eliam might be dead. Again, this is up to the person who choses Petra. Petra does not know where Eliam is, or how long he has been gone. Up until her awakening there is lack of understanding the passing of time.

Petra could have been brought to life by the sheer strength of Eliam love and devotion to his creation. After all he spents many months...possible a year, constantly near the marble block and Petra herself as he sculpted her.

Being the gift of a goddess is another idea. Or it was latent magics at work. Go to Comment
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ScorpionJinx's comment on 2005-01-14 02:34 PM
I do apologize for my grammar. I may speak english. But when it comes to getting my ideas out, I have some difficulties. It is something I need to work on. :) Go to Comment
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Mourngrymn's comment on 2005-01-14 10:36 AM
I like it.

How long has Eliam been gone? Long enough for his workshop to get dusty, but how long was he gone? Where did he go?

How did she come to life? Was it a gift from a remorseful Goddess of Lost Love? Go to Comment
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Mourngrymn's comment on 2005-01-17 10:50 AM
You could also use the rebirth theory in that Eliam has long since died of old age, natural causes, whatever you choose yet his spirit/ soul was given to another.

Since she has this unyielding desire and need to find him, the person that she finds to hold that love may not be Eliam but his loving soul.

That could cause problems if the person who she is claiming to be Eliam or his soul is in fact a PC who is a woman/ married/ or otherwise disinclined to have a stone statue craving for his affections. Go to Comment
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Mourngrymn's comment on 2005-01-17 01:30 PM
That sounds completely better, I like that. Go to Comment
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Phaidros's comment on 2011-11-13 04:28 AM
Is it not the original backstory of Wonder Woman that she is a statue animated to become a defender of the Amazon Island? Maybe if Eliam and his loving neighbour were killed by an invading army, Petra would become an avenging warrior. For a twist, if you want her to be an opponent, it is Eliam's nation that is invading and the sculptor was conscripted, and killed by the PCs as defenders of their land. Time to move to the marshes... Go to Comment
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Princess Mwero's comment on 2005-06-23 03:00 PM
Correct me if I am wrong but have you been reading Greek Myths lately Go to Comment
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Dozus's comment on 2013-01-02 01:13 PM
Only voted Go to Comment
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Drackler's comment on 2006-04-04 04:35 PM
I really like it! Go to Comment
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axlerowes's comment on 2013-01-02 03:12 PM
Nice, what DD said. Go to Comment
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valadaar's comment on 2013-07-09 11:18 AM
Yes, this has strong ties to Pygmalion, but the seeking out of her creator and his absence file off enough of the serial numbers for me. This is a great sub and she could be used a lot of ways.

I really like it!
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valadaar's comment on 2013-07-09 11:18 AM
Only voted Go to Comment
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dark_dragon's comment on 2011-12-02 04:09 AM


Pygmalion retold. It has potential for RPing, And I'd be happy to have Her as a PC or NPC.



I can quite happily see her hunting the globe for her lost love and being a recurring NPC that helps the party when their path cross, or a tragic enemy that sells her service to the wrong people in a hope of finding her love again. 



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Exeptional roleplaying potential to the story, which I'd not considered before, but I feel that this remains very close to the original myth. 

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MysticMoon's comment on 2013-09-02 05:55 PM
Only voted Go to Comment
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