Act Two, chapter one: 34

4th Mar 12:00 AM, 2014 in Act Two: Chapter One
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Act Two, chapter one: 34
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MsMegan 4th Mar 12:00 AM, 2014 edit delete
MsMegan
Yeah, that's not remarkable or unsettling in any way, Beast.

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Rose 4th Mar 12:50 AM, 2014 edit delete reply
If SHE did damage to the cup would it stay? Because he said the damage HE does never stays. Is it different for her because she's not technically part of this spell?
cattservant 4th Mar 1:45 AM, 2014 edit delete reply
cattservant
He was,
And is,
A fierce
Beastie!
Guest 4th Mar 2:47 AM, 2014 edit delete reply
My metaphor senses are tingling in reference to that "fixing the vessel does nothing for the spilled tea." Sort of like, for every action there's an equal and opposite reaction. He can fix the action but not the reaction to it. Foreshadowing mixed in there perhaps?
Stitchlingbelle 4th Mar 11:05 PM, 2014 edit delete reply
"What I gave up.. what I gained..."

More of the mysterious bargain! And why did he make one, heartless?
Kim M 5th Mar 3:36 PM, 2014 edit delete reply
So if the damage he does never stays done, does that mean the deer he killed repairs itself and returns to frolic around the forest? Is he just killing and eating the same deer over and over and over again?

And I love the Beast's words here. Not just what the words reveal, but the words, themselves: evocative and yet so understated.
The Doodler 6th Mar 4:20 AM, 2014 edit delete reply
The Doodler
I was afraid he'd cut himself there.
MsMegan 6th Mar 10:49 AM, 2014 edit delete reply
MsMegan
Then we'd be back in "Beauty" territory!
AbigailBrooks 16th May 9:22 PM, 2014 edit delete reply
AbigailBrooks
Ooooooh, very interesting. The damage the Beast does doesn't stay done - so what does that extend to? To dishes and furniture? To the animals he hunts and kills? What about the person/animal he killed at the fountain? Was that undone? I doubt it, since it kicked the plot off, but who knows!

"Fixing the vessel does nothing for spilled tea" - a metaphor? The effects remain? Well if the deer he hunts resurrects, it would be good if he at least was still sated from its meat.

And what did you give up Beast? Anything else besides your humanity? Was your beastly form and ability to use magic what you gained? In any case, it seems he was lost in his animal mind for years - maybe decades. Poor guy!