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Thousand's Final Class

Postby legalize freedom » Mon Jun 26 2017 12:18pm

Thousand's current final promotion class is Holy Dragon. This works, but it seems a little off. He changes from a white to gold, so I would propose his final class be Gold Dragon.

Many of the final promotions are religious in nature, so I would understand if everyone liked it the way it is, but I don't see Thousand as particularly religious. I get the sense he doesn't embrace himself as the Sacred Dragon of Foothill. I'm not sure he even knows about it.

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Re: Thousand's Final Class

Postby sulfuroxp » Mon Jun 26 2017 2:03pm

Did you (the people of this Project) change names for pleasure??? Thats it's totally wrong.

If the final class of Thousand is Holy Dragon, then it's Holy Dragon.
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Re: Thousand's Final Class

Postby knight0fdragon » Mon Jun 26 2017 7:38pm

Um no, All translation projects take liberties, even official translations. This is because there is not a 1:1 correlation between Japanese and English. Just because the official translation says Holy, it does not mean that it is intended to be Holy, there is just no Japanese word to describe what they really meant.
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Re: Thousand's Final Class

Postby legalize freedom » Mon Jun 26 2017 8:20pm

sulfuroxp wrote:Did you (the people of this Project) change names for pleasure??? Thats it's totally wrong.

If the final class of Thousand is Holy Dragon, then it's Holy Dragon.


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For the most part, the currently accepted translations come through interpretations of literal translations which may or may not project the intent once romanized. We therefore also rely on judgement and knowledge of the lore to interpret difficult or odd translations so that the intent comes through to english speakers.
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Re: Thousand's Final Class

Postby knight0fdragon » Mon Jun 26 2017 8:24pm

I am not finding any references to a Holy Dragon in SF lore, but the reason why promotions are all "religious" is because the 2nd promotion is a divine promotion. If we do not like Gold Dragon, we could go with Auric Dragon.
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Re: Thousand's Final Class

Postby Rune » Tue Jun 27 2017 1:54am

The class is listed as "Dragon God" on jumesyn, so yeah, there's some leeway.


legalize freedom wrote:Many of the final promotions are religious in nature, so I would understand if everyone liked it the way it is, but I don't see Thousand as particularly religious. I get the sense he doesn't embrace himself as the Sacred Dragon of Foothill. I'm not sure he even knows about it.


What's the current script for the battle at the dragon graveyard and at the village after? In the old version, some of the characters say sacred dragon, and Thousand tells them the villagers worship him (meaning he probably is aware of it).


"Gold Dragon" just sounds a little boring to me.
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Re: Thousand's Final Class

Postby DiegoMM » Tue Jun 27 2017 1:41pm

about the shining lore, the bleu chapter in sf1 is something like "descendent of sacred dragons", so theres precedent for holy dragons in shining.
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Re: Thousand's Final Class

Postby legalize freedom » Thu Jul 13 2017 12:21pm

Thanks everyone!

Sounds like it should remain as is.
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