Tindalos [Spoilers]

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Tindalos [Spoilers]

Post by MSenseMovies » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:18 pm

Spoilers!

So, what I quite don't understand is why Vera was haunted down by Tindalos. I've read the wikipedia page but it doesn't say how they pick out their targets. Could anyone who knows fill me in? :)

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Re: Tindalos [Spoilers]

Post by drakkar » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:39 pm

What I got from it was that Vera happened to be in the wrong spot at the wrong time when her father was killed (or what to say ;) ). But Vera survived, hence Tindalos didn't consider his work finished. However I've only listened to it once.
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Re: Tindalos [Spoilers]

Post by MSenseMovies » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:47 pm

So what you mean is that Tindalos is some sort of Grim Reaper? Because I guess that makes sense.

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Re: Tindalos [Spoilers]

Post by drakkar » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:19 pm

Yes, some kind of demon. John does some of the same thing in Människohamn, even if it is much more elaborated.
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Re: Tindalos [Spoilers]

Post by MSenseMovies » Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:52 pm

Damn, spoilers! I don't want to know anything about Människohamn, haven't read it yet! Oh well :)

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Re: Tindalos [Spoilers]

Post by drakkar » Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:59 pm

Sorry about that. It wasn't any serious anyway - you're informed very early about this.
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Re: Tindalos [Spoilers]

Post by MSenseMovies » Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:23 pm

Okey good, and thanks for your answers!

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Re: Tindalos [Spoilers]

Post by CyberGhostface » Fri Nov 15, 2013 4:47 am

Would anyone mind telling me what happened in this story? Maybe I was reading it too fast but I got lost near the end.
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