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Kuulpb.5412Kuulpb.5412 Member ✭✭✭

Is the whole story of Guild Wars 1 & 2

Humans learning to co-exist with natural inhabitants of tyria?

I say specifically humans as they are the only Non-tyrian (planet) entities (other than the gods, assuming they are from another world)

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  • https://wiki.guildwars.com/wiki/History_of_Tyria

    Humans were birthed in Tyria. The "Forgotten", the race of snakes were the only race brought by the Gods from the Mists to Tyria to protect it.

  • Kuulpb.5412Kuulpb.5412 Member ✭✭✭

    So.. the purpose of gw1 and gw2 is.... what? Snake people controlling everything and humans wanting to control everything? and human shaving to learn that "I want never gets"?

  • Konig Des Todes.2086Konig Des Todes.2086 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 2, 2017

    @Emissary Vex.5690: You would quickly learn that the History of Tyria is full of unreliable narration. Very little of that document which talks about before the Exodus is true. Even during Prophecies, we pretty much knew that humans were non-native to the world.

    @Kuulpb.5412 Eh, there is kind of a point of that in the lore but it's not really what the "story of Guild Wars 1 & 2" is about in the least.

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  • No the Forgotten did not control everything. They were not evil. They acted as teachers to the lesser races, taught them magic and helped them build their civilizations.

  • Fenom.9457Fenom.9457 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Kuulpb.5412 said:
    So.. the purpose of gw1 and gw2 is.... what? Snake people controlling everything and humans wanting to control everything? and human shaving to learn that "I want never gets"?

    What? Last sentence made no sense

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  • castlemanic.3198castlemanic.3198 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Weren't the forgotten on tyria before the gods brought humans?

    I mean it's not impossible that the gods brought the forgotten here before they brought humans, but it seems veeerrrryyyyyy unlikely considering the over 9k years gap between when the forgotten fought against the last dragon rise and humans first coming to tyria.

    Whataboutism is disingenuous at best. If you join a debate and provide little to no proof when the other side provides lots of evidence, you can't then declare yourself the winner of that debate. I won't engage with bad faith arguments.

  • @castlemanic.3198 said:
    Weren't the forgotten on tyria before the gods brought humans?

    I mean it's not impossible that the gods brought the forgotten here before they brought humans, but it seems veeerrrryyyyyy unlikely considering the over 9k years gap between when the forgotten fought against the last dragon rise and humans first coming to tyria.

    Considering they fought Elder Dragons during their last rise, yes.

  • We don't know when the Six Gods arrived on Tyria nor when they brought humanity. Nor when the Forgotten arrived from the Mists - we know they came from the Mists, per this re-affirming gw1 lore. Because we know that much is right from gw1 lore, it's not unlikely for the Forgotten to have been brought by (or arrived on the orders of) the Six Gods.

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  • castlemanic.3198castlemanic.3198 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Konig Des Todes.2086 said:
    We don't know when the Six Gods arrived on Tyria nor when they brought humanity. Nor when the Forgotten arrived from the Mists - we know they came from the Mists, per this re-affirming gw1 lore. Because we know that much is right from gw1 lore, it's not unlikely for the Forgotten to have been brought by (or arrived on the orders of) the Six Gods.

    Thanks for that info. Forgotten, while extremely interesting, have confusing lore aspects at times. I hope some of that is cleared up at some point in time, as well as having some sort of clarity on the relationship between the forgotten and the human gods.

    Whataboutism is disingenuous at best. If you join a debate and provide little to no proof when the other side provides lots of evidence, you can't then declare yourself the winner of that debate. I won't engage with bad faith arguments.