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Is No-God an Apache Attack Helicopter? posted 08 Apr 2007, 20:04 by Gravity Gun, Candidate

Well it sure sounds like it! Think about it -- big whirlwind, thick armor, vulnerable to big laser cannon -- what else could it be? :) But seriously, just exactly what is it? Any good theories? There does appear to be some inconsistencies about its nature. In the Glossary included in The Thousand Fold Thought, under "Tekne" we read that the Inchoroi base their "craft" under the assumption that all things are mechanical in nature. So the No-God should be a mechanical, engineered entity (in which case it very well might have been something like an attack helicopter :wink: ). But under the entry of "No-God," we read the Inchoroi worship it as their savior. In fact at the end of The Warrior Prophet Aurax refers to himself as "His" (presumably the No-God) servant. It doesn't seem to make sense that the Inchoroi should worship something they engineered and manufactured, and refer to themselves as its "servant." view post

posted 11 Apr 2007, 15:04 by Lucky Sevens, Candidate

Why wouldn't it make sense? The Inchoroi don't draw the same kinds of distinctions between natural and artificial that you and I might. They have done so much genetic and other engineering on themselves (their "original" forms couldn't even produce a communicable language) that they themselves are practically artificial in nature. With this in mind, they likely view their creation, the No-God, as a being closer to the ideal they strive for than they are, and so feel awe towards it. view post

posted 12 Apr 2007, 02:04 by anor277, Didact

There are some things that we are just not meant to know.......Or at least not meant to know just yet. We do know that the No-God derived from the Consult rather than solely from the Inchoroi. Therefore the No-God was not only a product of the Inchoroi's obsolete(?) technology, but also of the formidable sorcery of men and Non-men - all of whom formed the core of the Consult with the 2 remaining Inchoroi. I can't even give a you good guess as to what the No-God is; nor could Achamian (do you remember that he and Kellhus mused as to the nature of the No-God back in WP? (or earlier?)). Whatever he is, he is a pretty fiendish customer. view post

posted 12 Apr 2007, 02:04 by Warrior-Poet, Moderator

As I may or may have stated before on the before, I still believe that the No-God is of the Outside but was trapped into the his world form(carapace) created by the Inchoroi, so brought from the Outside through sorcery and trapped with Tekne. view post

posted 13 Apr 2007, 03:04 by Gravity Gun, Candidate

I thought the Inchoroi want to stay away from the Outside? view post

posted 13 Apr 2007, 16:04 by Harrol, Moderator

More specifically they want to keep the outside from damning them. Sealing off the outside is just their way of doing that. view post

posted 09 Jul 2007, 15:07 by l2RDO, Commoner

I think the No-God is clearly a Transformer. A machine, but alive and worthy of worship! view post

posted 09 Jul 2007, 17:07 by Harrol, Moderator

Another idea was that the no-god is merely the sum of trapped human souls. The person who posted the idea says it much better than I but I believe it to be quite possible. view post

posted 10 Jul 2007, 09:07 by Nerdanel, Peralogue

I think the No-God is properly called the Anti-God. The idea is that if your evil deeds (which you aren't about to repent) make you incompatible with the forces of goodness, you'd better make sure you're on the good side of the Devil, worship him, and help him take over the world. view post

posted 10 Jul 2007, 20:07 by Cohen, Peralogue

To me it seems as if the No-God doesn't even know what it is or why it is there, it asks WHAT AM I, WHAT DO YOU SEE, because even it does not know why and what it is, does it even know that it's worshipped, or does it want an explanation as to why it even exists. I am not going to presume to know what it is, but the name itself "No-God" seems to portray that it is quite opposite to God as we know it, a void of good so to speak. Perhaps even the void of everything, hence it does not even know what it is. view post

Nausicaa? posted 10 Mar 2008, 07:03 by ceti, Commoner

The No-God concept reminded me of the God Soldiers of [url=]Nausicaa, Valley of the Wind[/url:35t9tziq]. view post


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