What would you have done in Haatim's place?

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What would you have done in Haatim's place?

Post by micoleon13 » 04 Apr 2017, 19:48

If you were to find yourself in Haatim's shoes and suddenly thrown in to the world of supernatural, would you go with Abigail to Ravens Peak, or would you get out while you had the chance to?

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Post by Aldonsa » 04 Apr 2017, 23:50

It is a difficult question!
I almost started typing: "Yes, of course, I would run towards adventures and supernatural things to learn more..." But then I thought, stop, I'm responsible not for myself only, I have a family. What if those demons kill me or worse, possess? :shock:
So I would run of, what a shame! :(

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Post by gali » 04 Apr 2017, 23:55

I think I will go with her as I would want to find out more about it. Also, I won't feel comfortable leaving her to her fate.
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Post by micoleon13 » 05 Apr 2017, 06:36

I think I would go with her, mainly for the cowardly reason of she would be able to help teach how to defend yourself and how to identify the supernatural

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Post by James Craft » 05 Apr 2017, 07:18

I would probably have to go, but only because I would be afraid of spending the rest of my life looking over my shoulder. Then again, it's an impossible situation so I don't really know.

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Post by kandscreeley » 05 Apr 2017, 07:29

I would definitely run. I think things like he saw would freak me out!
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Post by James Craft » 05 Apr 2017, 08:28

kandscreeley wrote:I would definitely run. I think things like he saw would freak me out!
Haha, I know right. Imagine finding all of that stuff out over the course of like two days. I would probably be comatose!

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Post by hsimone » 05 Apr 2017, 10:42

micoleon13 wrote:I think I would go with her, mainly for the cowardly reason of she would be able to help teach how to defend yourself and how to identify the supernatural
I agree with you, micoleon13. I would go with Abigail in order to learn how to defend myself and identify anything that may be supernatural. However, I think I would be more scared than Haatim seemed to have been the entire time with her!
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Post by Donnavila Marie01 » 05 Apr 2017, 16:16

In a real situation, I will run while there is still time. I am not that courageous to see what is going on in a very strange situation with all the demons and super powers around me.

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Post by Jennifer Allsbrook » 05 Apr 2017, 16:31

micoleon13 wrote:If you were to find yourself in Haatim's shoes and suddenly thrown in to the world of supernatural, would you go with Abigail to Ravens Peak, or would you get out while you had the chance to?
This is a great question. It is difficult to predict how we will react to a certain situation. I believe that if I had encountered being attacked in the same manner that Haatim was, I would likely want to stick close to the person who helped me survive. Near-death experiences are traumatic enough much less under supernatural circumstances.

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Post by Vermont Reviews » 06 Apr 2017, 01:33

It was his job to go.
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Post by kandscreeley » 06 Apr 2017, 08:33

Actually in the REAL world, there probably would have been no Abigail to save me. So, I wouldn't go because I would be dead.
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Post by James Craft » 07 Apr 2017, 09:46

kandscreeley wrote:Actually in the REAL world, there probably would have been no Abigail to save me. So, I wouldn't go because I would be dead.
Haha, well hopefully if something like this ever happens there will be someone to keep you alive! We all deserve to be the heroes of our own lives, not extras!

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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 08 Apr 2017, 09:06

hsimone wrote:
micoleon13 wrote:I think I would go with her, mainly for the cowardly reason of she would be able to help teach how to defend yourself and how to identify the supernatural
I agree with you, micoleon13. I would go with Abigail in order to learn how to defend myself and identify anything that may be supernatural. However, I think I would be more scared than Haatim seemed to have been the entire time with her!
I would be exactly the same! I'd want to make sure I knew everything what was going on to see if it would be safe to back out and go home, or just go along with her. I'd be a bit more demanding than Haatim and I'd start asking for answers a lot earlier... whether I'd get them is another story.
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Post by Amagine » 08 Apr 2017, 09:27

kandscreeley wrote:Actually in the REAL world, there probably would have been no Abigail to save me. So, I wouldn't go because I would be dead.
Hahaha! I agree with you! I'm trying to live a long, stress-free life. So I wouldn't have gone either.
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