If one of the girls could live, would you you want?

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If one can live, who would you want to live?

Ling Er
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Yue Ru
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If one of the girls could live, would you you want?

Postby Chibi Jennifer » Thu Apr 26, 2007 7:42 pm

Please vote and state your reason =)

It's quite hard actually.. I feel sorry for both of them >_<
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Postby alih27 » Thu Apr 26, 2007 8:43 pm

Probably Ling Er, not because she is yifei, because she could have live with her family and see her daughter grow. I don't want her to become her mother cause her mother didn't saw her grow and play... I want her to take care of her daughter and of course xiao yao..
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Postby Terrapin Knight » Fri Apr 27, 2007 2:47 pm

Linger. The real reason is probably that I like her better. But for fun, here's a rationalization:

There are two opposing philosophies to which to save. In Linger's defense, there's the comparatively modern thought that no child should grow up without the loving care of both his parents. Since Linger and Xiaoyao are the ones with a child, whereas Yueru is neither married nor has a child, Linger should be the one to live--for the sake of Yiru. In Yueru's defense, there's the famous ancient parable in which a man is asked to choose to save, from a burning house, his mother, his wife, or his child. He chose to save his mother, for there may be another wife and child for him, but his mother is irreplaceable. Both Linger's parents are dead, but Yueru's death will rob her father of the comfort of knowing her daughter's well-being in his old age. Thus, Yueru should be the one to live--for the sake of her father.

The philosophy behind Linger's case is more applicable. Yiru presumably exhibits all the traits of Nu Wa's tribe. She is more in need of her mother than the average child, since her identity as a half-snake is a stigma in the world, and she needs an example of how to cope with it. The philosophy behind Yueru's case is less applicable than usual, since her father had already entrusted her to Xiaoyao's care and expects her to roam the world with him, not expecting to see her or have news of her much anymore.

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Postby Chibi Jennifer » Fri Apr 27, 2007 3:13 pm

lol...Terrapin Knight, what you wrote is funny XD Esp the part about YR's dad but it makes sense.
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Postby alih27 » Sat Apr 28, 2007 12:02 pm

welcome Terrapin Knight and what you said does have sense...
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Postby angelzaina » Sun Apr 29, 2007 12:41 am

hmm i will choose Zhao Ling Er cuz she's like...er...it will make the family complete. serious. she has a daughter and a husband and they both nd her.and the additional point is tat she's a princess. nd to help her dad govern the country. *lol*

but seriously, i will choose ling er.

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Postby hannah crystal » Sun Apr 29, 2007 10:20 am

hhhhhhhhmmmmmmm.........i chose ling er because she has a daughter and a husband and she need to care for her baby :?: [/u][/b]
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Postby alih27 » Sun Apr 29, 2007 12:39 pm

welcome hannah crystal and no one is voting for yue ru huh..
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Postby purpleGirl » Mon Apr 30, 2007 11:58 am

I voted for Yue Ru ^^

If Yue Ru lived, it would sorta be like the ending for the RPG. Ling'er was meant to be sacrificed but not Yue Ru. If Ling'Er lived, while YueRu (and the rest of the others) all died..it was like everyone who got involved with helping LingEr dies, while she lived. It wouldn't feel right..

I just feel she's the innocent one..
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Postby Effka » Mon Apr 30, 2007 10:41 pm

Thats such a hard question because they both are awesome, but I love Yue ru and I think she sacrificed so much for Xiao yao, put all her feelings aside and cared for him dearly, If I had to choose it would probably be her.

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Postby soulawaken » Thu Jun 07, 2007 8:03 pm

I choose Ling'er... So that Yi Ru can have a mother to take care of her... :)

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Postby Lightbrand » Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:57 am

Yue Ru took care of Yi Ru in the game anyway.
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Postby soulawaken » Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:34 am

Lightbrand wrote:Yue Ru took care of Yi Ru in the game anyway.


Did she? But in the show she died... So Ling'er should live to take care of her own daughter... Too bad she didn't... :cry:

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Postby Chibi Jennifer » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:13 pm

I don't think Ling Er deserves to die, I know both don't but Ling Er did everything for everyone.. why can't she deserve to live?

It's not even about Yi Ru... its about her happiness which she hardly got to experience.
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Postby soulawaken » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:46 pm

Chibi Jennifer wrote:I don't think Ling Er deserves to die, I know both don't but Ling Er did everything for everyone.. why can't she deserve to live?

It's not even about Yi Ru... its about her happiness which she hardly got to experience.


I agree... I cannot understand why the author of this story must make Ling'er die... :( We always give ourselves a reason that is because to make the show more memorable... But I think it is not valid... :(


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