Which land would you prefer, Echoland or Olàm Shonè?

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Re: Which land would you prefer, Echoland or Olàm Shonè?

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Ferdinand_otieno wrote:
01 Sep 2019, 10:29
gali wrote:
01 Sep 2019, 07:09
Olám Shonè is my choice due to their set of morals. If there is another book, I will like to know more about that world.
Yes, Olám Shoné holds a lot of promise as a free land for all races, Echoes, Sounds or both.
This is the exact reason for my choice of Olám Shoné.

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I would love to explore Olám Shonè because it portrays a land in which everyone is equal. The land is beautiful and there's trust between everyone.

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Post by FionaSongbird »

It seems pretty clear to me that Olam Shone is the preferable place to be, once you get to the actual city. There everything is peaceful and all the residents are happy. In Echoland, the poor Echoes are terrorized by the Fate Sealers and live under the constant threat of being killed because their Sound died. In Olam Shone, they would be safe.

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Post by FrankieKelley »

As long as there weren’t any “villains” coming after me or my Sound double, I think I would rather explore the realms of Echoland. It seems to be a very interesting place to live. I love the beauty of winter, so it might be almost like heaven for me to explore there.

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I prefer Echoland because it depicts the spirit world. Its description is quite adventurous.

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Probably Olam Shone, since we get to know quite a bit about Echoland but I'm sure Olam Shone has a lot to explore.

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01 Sep 2019, 13:39
Echoland seems like a bit of a dystopia, honestly, if you consider the Fate Sealers and Fortune Tellers. Of course, things will likely change with William as king, so I wouldn't mind visiting the place after things calm down. Still, Olám Shonè is the clear winner for me since you get to interact with Echoes without any looming threats or ridiculous laws.
Wholeheartedly agree with you, since the dystopian doom and gloom of Echoland makes me wanna paddle in reverse for the time being. Might be worth a revisit there, once the monarchy is restructured, but otherwise Olam Shone is the destination du jour!

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I prefer Echoland, because it seems to be adventurous and I find this place very interesting and it would be real fun in finding ways to escape from the fate sealers.

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I would definitely go for Echoland. It seemed way fun.

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Olam Shone is definitely where I would love to explore
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I was amused that the literal translation of Olam Shonè is, essentially, Shiny Land in Hebrew. In comparing what little we see to Echoland, I lean towards Olam Shonè. No Fate Sealers in there, and it seems no less fantastical in nature, as if it were an Elysium or similar place.

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Post by Karenvanant »

Olám Shonè is perhaps the safer choice, but the Adventures part of me would chose Echoland

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