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badbob001

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Plot hole regarding Scepter of the Ancients (spoilers?)
« on: April 12, 2019, 03:22:46 PM »
When Valkyrie found out that the Scepter was bonded to Alice, why didn't she just find a way to shunt it to another dimension to break the bond? By keeping it a secret, her sister stays a target and she loses access to a powerful weapon. If it is important to keep the status of the scepter a secret, the shunter doesn't even need to know that Valkyrie has the scepter with her and Skulduggery could have made up a fake mission involving shunting to another dimension.
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Re: Plot hole regarding Scepter of the Ancients (spoilers?)
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2019, 10:40:50 PM »
probably because valkryie was not actually a smart girl and approached problems with her fists instead of her brain. that isn't necessarily a plot hole so much as just an alternate way the scenario could have gone tbf
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Re: Plot hole regarding Scepter of the Ancients (spoilers?)
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2019, 05:56:49 PM »
Yes that is true, however she would have to find a shunter that is aware of a habitable dimension first  , such as Nadir or Signate, and they would be difficult to locate when pressed for time I guess.
(edit: it is mentioned that there are few shunters left, and both Shunters known to the reader are unlikely to aid Valkyrie I believe)
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