19. "RE: In Which Akio Is Called Out"
In response to message #16
>It also occurs to me, in retrospect, that Akio has even more on >Gryphon. By participating in the tournament like he did, G tied >himself to Oriphos. As... prince, I think? If the same roles even >apply. That would make Akio pillar and Raven priestess. And as we >all know from the Cephiro trinity... nothing with ties to the realm >can harm the pillar. > >This of course assumes that Oriphos is in fact a true mirror of >Cephiro.
Interesting. Almost certainly unexpected in Akio's case, but it does make sense.
Now I'm wondering if Akio is planning on exploiting this opportunity, or if he's looking at it the way that oil workers looked at rod wax - as an annoyance that gets in the way of what he wants.
Peter Eng -- Rod wax can be distilled to make petroleum jelly.