www.tombraiderforums.com

Go Back   www.tombraiderforums.com > Tomb Raider Series > Tomb Raider Underworld

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old Today, 20:23   #71
ancientIo
Explorer
 
ancientIo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 921
Default

I think there's only so much you can change. For me Core Lara just wasn't confident - she was someone who wanted adventure, freedom, thrills and by TRC Ireland we know that even before the plane crash she always had that little devil on her shoulder telling her to go to places she shouldn't.

I don't think adrenaline junkies are made and reboot Lara is by no means that, she's an academic first and "wanted to make her mark". People learn, yeah, but their deepest desires? I don't think that's learned out of a person. That's the thing - people usually change when it's required of them.

I don't see how Lara is going to become witty in an organic way if she doesn't need to be. You need more than experience in tomb raiding, you need the sense of humor. She didn't have much of a sense of humor in the first place and I don't see how Yamatai or defeating Trinity is going to give her one - that doesn't make sense.

One way she can learn to be witty is by having a friend who's witty. People subconsciously adopt the traits of those they like and it would actually help her develop.

Last edited by ancientIo; Today at 20:26.
ancientIo is online now   Reply With Quote
Old Today, 20:29   #72
Blackmoor
Tomb Raider
 
Blackmoor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Laniakea
Posts: 10,127
Default

I don't think it's impossible to change but I think once you get to a certain age, it takes something significant to change you at your core level.

And I think that's what Dennis's Mom is possibly referring to. Who you are fundamentally as a person - which I would identify more as your "core values" as opposed to undertaking this or that activities.

It might look an enormous change on the surface when people change their behaviour - eg, suddenly a person may start sky-diving where before they were nervous fliers.............. but for that person it might merely mean overcoming a phobia or developing new interests, whilst intrisically their core values have remained exactly the same. They as an individual have not changed their beliefs about themself and the world around them.

Core values are hard to change...........because they come from such a deep place within ourselves. Almost like the programming language at the bottom of who we are, from which all the other programmes that make up our personalities operate from..... you're not just deleting some unwanted programmes (behaviours), you're changing the operating language, the code it is all written in..................

I don't think it's impossible, but it's hard.

Going through something as traumatic as what was supposed to have happened on the island could change someone significantly. I personally don't believe it would change Lara in the way they've made out, but I suppose it's possible........I'm not an expert on these things.
__________________
Something unknown to our understanding is visiting this Earth. Dr Zverev, 1965 ●
Blackmoor is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT. The time now is 20:34.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.