about the manga I don't want to throw any theories xD Arakawa always ruins my theories is the most awesome way xD hahaha but some things that I think that somehow in some moment may be "used" are:
Bradly said he will take care of Roy and make him open the door... at least he must try or all have been said (plus the hostages) in vain and will have no point... and all the I take your subordinates far away was just a mere little problem...
the tattoo... I am not sure about this , maybe it has just had it's point in the previous chapter...but it may be for something more
I want to see you eyes full of Anguish... (kukukuku) it close.... so I think roy hasn't had that look of mad alchemist, that one that they ahve when they can really do nothing but look, when they look their hands and feel really uselees .... If nothing happens with it , all that blabla has no point either... (and this line is remarked in the manga chapter, in the anime <3, and twice in the character book!!)
Selims "blackmailing" lol hahahha, don't tell me that he was just babling... he told Riza to stay in line...now he must be angry xDDDDD
and that's for now. :3
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I know exactly what you mean, Turdaewen! Some fanfic writers out there don't know who the heck they're writing about half the time! Either Roy is doing tons of paperwork all the time, or Riza is pointing her gun at him to make him work. And neither is true to their characters. It's criminal waste of what someone could be writing about instead, to make it worth other people's time!
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Yeah, writing Roy doing tons of paperwork is my favorite, although i don't do it that often, and without the part where Riza pointing the gun at him. I did write about Riza shooting at Roy when I was new to FMA, in my first fic. Haha! What a noob I was! I don't think that Riza needs her gun to get ppl do their work. She just has the aura to get everyone to do their jobs. Riza just get what she wants, I guess.
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QUOTE (Turdaewen @ Aug 12 2009, 06:16 AM)
[Changing the subject, can I ask something: why is it that 90% of the Royai fanfics puts up as if Roy's paperworks is like, infinite?? I mean, of course, he's got a LOT of job to do, but it's not like they can just 'produce' more paperwork once he's finished. That's so... unreal. It's an cliché image: Roy finishes his paperwork and, suddenly, out of nowhere, Riza appears with a package thrice as big! It's good for a joke, of course, but it sorta wears out if you over use it (which they are), as if Roy's only work was to fill out forms. It's rare to see any fanfics that show Roy going out on inspections or meetings, or any sort of research...
I think it's the fact that Hawkeye has reminded him not to slack off in her absence...twice.
Being in Eastern, I can see him doing quite a bit, since they're a smaller base, and would have fewer people in the higher chain of command, and thus having more to do in the way of meetings, inspections, and investigations his time in the office doing paperwork is limited, which may cause it to back up a little, or be something he has to focus on at the end of every day, something he doesn't particularly like.
Being in Central, he probably still has meetings, investigations, and inspections, but there are more secrets that need protected by the upper brass there, and there is more upper brass in Central with it being the H.Q. of the Fuhrer. So, for Mustang, who doesn't glean over oddities, that means...more paperwork.
As for his research, we've never really seen much regarding his alchemy research. He surely has to renew his license just like the other state alchemists, but how does he top flame alchemy(aside from his little battle with Ed in the side story). Also, if he lost his state alchemy license, would his rank drop at all?
regarding chapter 98: So, now Olivier's the one being blamed for the coup. I wonder if that means that Mustang's saving grace will be the fact that his troops have Mrs. Bradley, and protected her until she could let all of Central know about what happened to her. I wonder when Grumman and Miles will come alone.
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pfft... guys... He called her: -my dearest subordinate -my aide -my guard (or something like this) and now even -my lieutenant =D.
Dunno, how for you, but for me, this is a Royai moment =D. That was sweet =3. And the fact, that Riza and Scar were watching in silence (...) made it pretty funny. That was one of those extras from the cow for us Royai fans >D
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QUOTE (Michiyo- @ Aug 12 2009, 01:04 PM)
^I loved that line, too! ^^ That's so sweet. Can we count that as a Royai moment?
Yes!!! Definitely! I saw that and went "Oh.... Squee!" Though it's definitely one of the smaller ones, it was also pretty cute! And really, all of the small moments add up! Royai is the best thing ever.....
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Epic scan of Roy, Riza, and Lust! It looked like it might have been from Newtype? I couldn't really tell, but the text in the upper right looked like it.
The reality of Roy and paperwork: Yeah, he's probably not got truckloads to do every day, but I've heard tell that law enforcement tends to have larger quantities of paperwork, due to incident reports and whatnot. Also, being an alchemist, might Roy be looking over research of other state alchemists beneath him in rank? Just a thought. Also, he's got his slacker facade to keep up. and we slackers do love to complain...
Chapter 98: A short 'n' sweet scene this time, but at least some of the focus will be on them in the next chapter, having come upon Dr. Creepydude going, "I'm going to destroy you all! MWAHAHAHAHAHA!" Way to ruin the moment.
Really, though. It was a cute moment. Why let Ed take the credit when we can have a Royai moment? Ed did have a hand in it, just as Scar did (and I'm happy that Riza acknowledges this. I think she and Scar would get along well under different circumstances for some reason.), but Riza was the one who really drew the line. I think she could have done it without Ed and Scar's support, but at the same time, I'm sure that they weakened his resolve, or he would've torched Envy listening to them.
I'm not sure that he was entirely ready to do it, anyway. That he hesitated from the outset shows something. Well, Riza did have a gun pointed at his head... but if he really was past the point of caring, he would have just done it and had that be that.
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I don't know what happen. But, when I first read that dialog -- My LIEUTENANT OMG! then reread the line again. It's My LIEUTENANT. Now, those words keep on repeating in my head. I don't know about Riza. If I were her, I would be melting.
Don't you guys feel that Roy is a bit childish? He was fighting with Ed over nothing. But the fight was very cute.
By the way, in episode 19, I found that Roy is really good at using a gun. He's not that useless as we think, at all.