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6-05-2011 @ 8:14PM
About the Sargeras/old god angle. I have often wondered myself. Pre-BC, Sargeras had been corrupted by the very being he was fighting, the Burning Crusade.However, Metzen admittedly dropped the ball and the corruption roles were reversed. The new lore has it that Sargeras corrupted the eredar. Now if I read Golden's marvelous take on the issue, an incredible number of Burning Legion demons actually are actually twisted versions, while the draenei remain the untwisted versions.Not only that, the most powerful members of the Legion are Eredar. This leaves a small number of demons that Sargeras would have been fighting before his own corruption. What's more is that we are left which non-Eredar demons would be powerful enough to corrupt a Titan?My own personal tfh theory is this: Back when the Titans started their little redecorating journey, they hadn't had any dealings with Old Gods. When they finally did bump into some, they had no understanding of them at all. Titans are beings of order and Old Gods are chaos personified. The Titans underestimated them. Instead of working together to take on these beings with completely foreign ideas and attitudes, they put Sargeras in charge of cleaning up their messes, while they went off skipping off to other planets.Sargeras could handle the creatures that were beholden to the Old Gods easily. But many Old Gods would have certainly have been too much for him to handle. The idealist Titan slowly losing his confidence would be the perfect target for the Old Gods. Here was an immensely powerful and charismatic being. All they had to do would be to let him lose time and again. Isolated from the ones who set him to his task, it would be easy to convince him he had been abandoned. Next, all they would have to do was to plant the seed of creating his own army to undo all that his former friends worked to create.So time passed. Sargeras fell and became a tool of the very chaos he had once struggled against. He, in turn, corrupted other powerful beings. Eventually, he had the chance to confront those who had left him behind.Finally, the Titans were faced with the fact that the Old Gods were much more than they bargained for. When they stumbled across them again, they would have to do something about it.
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