Dave Galanter
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Subj: Re: Why would Carlie want to be Menace anyway?
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 01:47:32 pm EDT
Reply Subj: Re: Why would Carlie want to be Menace anyway?
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2008 at 01:37:08 pm EDT (Viewed 218 times)

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> > In NWTD, Menace says he wants to control NYC politics. Why would someone like Carlie want to control NYC like the Kingpin or something? The motivation doesn't seem to be there.
> Unless something happened to her in the past that involved politics. For instance, maybe someone close to her got killed and the murderer got away with it because he/she knew some politicians. Perhaps Carlie realized the power of politics and decided, as Menace, to get a piece of the action, so to speak. She was motivated by the power that lied in dealing with politics, in other words.

Exactly. Remember, her father, who used to be a cop, died. It's very likely that he might have been killed by a criminal and that he got off because he was protected by politicians like Crowne.

> > I will stand by what I believe...it can't be that easy for someone to just jump on a glider, fly it at high speed, fight a top notch hero like Spiderman and not be hurt or injured when Spidey hits or kicks them.
> > >
> With goblin formula coursing through her bloodstream, anything is possible.
Or, if not the Goblin formula, the costume itself could act as a strength enhancing exoskeleton.

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