Has the Skrull race mutated?(in re:"Secret Invasion")

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  1. Varient Guru for Geeks

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    It see's "shapechanging" as "Illusion?"


    (Going to look up the Eye of Agamotto)
     
  2. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Wouldn't anything that's not a being's true form be considered an illusion? The Eye of Agamotto could verify beings' identities, and the identity of a Skrull is a Skrull, no matter what shape they've taken.
     
  3. BrianWilly Disciple of Whedon

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    It's supposed to see through any lies and disguises, along with a variety of user uses. It's the artifact of a god, after all.
     
  4. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Well, there you go. Shapeshifting ought to count under "disguises," right?
     
  5. Varient Guru for Geeks

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    I'm thinking that you both should be correct AS LONG AS THE SKRULL KNOWS it's a skrull.
     
  6. BrianWilly Disciple of Whedon

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    That doesn't matter. The Eye was capable of verifying that Nightcrawler was completely human and had no demonic blood even though Nightcrawler himself didn't know anything about his origins.
     
  8. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    I think he's referring to the idea of sleeper technology. Like, would the Eye be able to distinguish a Skrull from the person he's impersonating if the Skrull himself has been brainwashed to believe he's that person? Like the Sharon who's not married to Helo on BSG's first season.

    I think the answer's yes, the Eye should be able to distinguish them still. It's a magical artifact from an enlightened, godlike figure; shouldn't it have better knowledge of some truths than even the person to whom they apply?
     
  9. BrianWilly Disciple of Whedon

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    Yes. I mean, it's not a polygraph, after all.

    To continue the analogy, Baltar's Cylon detector worked on Boomer even when she didn't know she was a Cylon:word:.
     
  10. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    True.

    Man, I miss BSG. :(
     

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