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The God Council
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The God Council

-sighs- First off, the world had survived a wold war before, that although that person is an idiot, perhaps 'enlightening him' would be the best option....

(OOC: Chanku doesn't like it when people call themselves a god, or god.)

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The God Council

Martin: N...now you want to intervene? What are you going to do?

DoA: What he does, mannn. If he wants it, he can have it.

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10-05-2014 12:51 AM
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Well you know the ex-leader of the Isle, Chandler? Well he's technically a god, and a 'shell' for me, essentially I can use him if I need to, although I have a feeling me and him are on the same page about him...

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