Which character did you identify with the most?

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Re: Which character did you identify with the most?

Post by Keevan » 30 Aug 2018, 12:31

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Of course, I am drawn to Agent Silver the most. But under better and different circumstances would I want to be like him.
Hi. I totally agree with you. Hands down, Agent Silver. I also agree that the scenario would definitely have to be completely different for me to want to be like him.

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Post by WendyNorth » 30 Aug 2018, 16:11

To be completely honest, I had a hard time identifying with any of the characters. Maybe Sliver if I have to pick someone? Only because I understand the pressure and discontentment of sometimes just having to follow your role, and do what you need to do, whether you like it or not.

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Post by Beth KG » 30 Aug 2018, 16:43

WendyNorth wrote:
30 Aug 2018, 16:11
To be completely honest, I had a hard time identifying with any of the characters. Maybe Sliver if I have to pick someone? Only because I understand the pressure and discontentment of sometimes just having to follow your role, and do what you need to do, whether you like it or not.
Yes, I chose Sliver as well, but hope I would not actually be like him. I did enjoy the fun things about his character, like being very strong.

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Post by Kibetious » 31 Aug 2018, 02:44

I would identify with Kelly in some circumstances but in life, you may find yourself doing what was not your intention hence will most likely behave like Agent Silver. This is a perfect example since he was also able to change positively.
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Post by Kibetious » 31 Aug 2018, 02:46

WendyNorth wrote:
30 Aug 2018, 16:11
To be completely honest, I had a hard time identifying with any of the characters. Maybe Sliver if I have to pick someone? Only because I understand the pressure and discontentment of sometimes just having to follow your role, and do what you need to do, whether you like it or not.
This is my view also. It is at times difficult to understand why you will have to do something especially when it is in your role to do so though you may not necessarily like doing it.
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Post by Kibetious » 31 Aug 2018, 02:48

It seems Agent Silver is getting a nod of approval from many.
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Post by Bianka Walter » 31 Aug 2018, 19:00

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I loved Rex and the fact that he was half human but ended up with so much compassion as that of human, makes him my favorite.
He was definitely the most human out of all of the characters. That's how I felt, at least :)
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Post by Bianka Walter » 31 Aug 2018, 19:04

WendyNorth wrote:
30 Aug 2018, 16:11
To be completely honest, I had a hard time identifying with any of the characters. Maybe Sliver if I have to pick someone? Only because I understand the pressure and discontentment of sometimes just having to follow your role, and do what you need to do, whether you like it or not.
So, I tend to agree here. I felt no attachment to ANY of the characters. I don't think I can pick one that I identify with the most, because there are none.
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Post by sanykip » 01 Sep 2018, 05:50

I really loved the fact that Agent silver took things around in the whole story. i was impressed with His character throughout.

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Post by Beth KG » 01 Sep 2018, 18:33

sanykip wrote:
01 Sep 2018, 05:50
I really loved the fact that Agent silver took things around in the whole story. i was impressed with His character throughout.
Appreciate your comments. Things did center around Sliver for sure.

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Post by Power Onyango » 01 Sep 2018, 23:39

I could see myself in agent Silver personality. He has his flaws and weaknesses. Circumstances compel him into becoming a kidnapper

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Post by ValBookReviews » 02 Sep 2018, 19:13

kvlegaux wrote:
30 Aug 2018, 12:31
ValBookReviews wrote:
12 Aug 2018, 23:48
Of course, I am drawn to Agent Silver the most. But under better and different circumstances would I want to be like him.
Hi. I totally agree with you. Hands down, Agent Silver. I also agree that the scenario would definitely have to be completely different for me to want to be like him.
Hello. Yes indeed! :tiphat:
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Post by Beth KG » 02 Sep 2018, 19:17

Power Onyango wrote:
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I could see myself in agent Silver personality. He has his flaws and weaknesses. Circumstances compel him into becoming a kidnapper
Yes, he found himself in very strange circumstances and brainwashed into doing things he would not otherwise have done. Nevertheless, I still identified with many aspects of his personality.

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Post by Lunastella » 03 Sep 2018, 18:56

I don´t think I truly identify with one of them. There´s Rex´s compassion, which I´d like to think I have, and Kelly´s innocence, but I think my choice would be Sliver.
Even though it´s not a complete identification, because I´m not an assassin, I think we see him evolve and transform and curiosity was a central part of his character and I´m terribly curious and feel like I´m also evolving from overcoming many set ideas and/or prejudices that my religion and upbringing have set on me. So, I don´t know how I would react to all the training and hardships that Sliver had to endure, but I can relate to that facet.

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Post by Beth KG » 04 Sep 2018, 11:23

Lunastella wrote:
03 Sep 2018, 18:56
I don´t think I truly identify with one of them. There´s Rex´s compassion, which I´d like to think I have, and Kelly´s innocence, but I think my choice would be Sliver.
Even though it´s not a complete identification, because I´m not an assassin, I think we see him evolve and transform and curiosity was a central part of his character and I´m terribly curious and feel like I´m also evolving from overcoming many set ideas and/or prejudices that my religion and upbringing have set on me. So, I don´t know how I would react to all the training and hardships that Sliver had to endure, but I can relate to that facet.
Very insightful comments. :)

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