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Offline Kimoyo

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Re: Black Panther #4 SPOILERS and Discussion
« Reply #75 on: August 01, 2016, 06:12:46 pm »
Just re-read BP #4 and it is clear, not only were Ramonda and Changamire romantically involved with each other, but they were involved in a triangle with King T'Chaka.  Changamire was her first yet somehow she became committed to the King?  Changamire held out hope Ramonda would be his, but Ramonda tells him there was never a choice.  Perhaps she will be revealed to have been Dora Milajae, having sacrificed love for duty in another possible slight on the monarchy and CJP established Wakandan dogma? 

Also, I think more exposition on the impact and scope of Zenzi's power could have framed T'Challa's KO of Zenzi in a better light.  In #1 we are told her power waned, after her hasty departure from the Great Mound, allowing the miners to regain their senses.  T'Challa doesn't want the HZ to get too close to her for fear they would succumb to her power.  There does not appear to be prolific range nor duration to her power outside of her presence.  Yet, in #4 Hodari announces that as a result of (T'Challa) neutralizing Zenzi the turmoil in the Great Mound region has "withered?"  Now Zenzi, the Revealer, appears to have remotely influenced suicide bombers?  Perhaps her powers have been amplified by Tetu?  I'm not sure what is what exactly, but if we knew T'Challa needed to render Zenzi unconscious to free Wakandans from her power then what he accomplished with his force push would have carried more weight.  However, T'Challa, the uber-strategist we know would have at the same time tagged her with a traceable power-inhibitor of his design and feigned his and the HZ's restraint by Tetu in order to unearth the extent of Tetu and Zenzi's opposition and keep her from being able to use her power.  The suicide bombers could have been Tetu's fall back activated while he was under HZ surveillance, knowing Zenzi was out of commission.  IMO, this would have been a better way to end the first arc.

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Re: Black Panther #4 SPOILERS and Discussion
« Reply #76 on: August 04, 2016, 08:56:41 am »
Just re-read BP #4 and it is clear, not only were Ramonda and Changamire romantically involved with each other, but they were involved in a triangle with King T'Chaka.  Changamire was her first yet somehow she became committed to the King?  Changamire held out hope Ramonda would be his, but Ramonda tells him there was never a choice.  Perhaps she will be revealed to have been Dora Milajae, having sacrificed love for duty in another possible slight on the monarchy and CJP established Wakandan dogma?

Could be the case indeed. That would be an interesting twist.

I think it's most likely that Changamire and Ramonda were involve, T'Chaka fancied her, and she saw that SUPER upgrade in her life (in addition to liking the King. He had an intellectual side to him after all). Changamire simply could not compete with that.

Intelligent and forward thinking King of a sovereign nation >>>>> Respected philosopher. Each and every time.   8)