The Wayhaven Chronicles General Discussion (SPOILER FREE FOR BOOK THREE!)

But more of a "Pride &Prejudice &Zombies"Wickham :rofl: Sorry @Eric_knight I know you like Bobby

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@Kaelyn I still have no idea why people hates Bobby or Luisa of Love at elevation :-):smile:

Of Bobby here, based on my choice of background with her, our interaction is much like cute bantering :slight_smile:

Had you watch Blause Blut (Blue Blood in english ) , an old germany tv series i watch when i was a very small kid , love the music and the protagonist’s ex , who was also a journalist … but in this case the protagonist ( a fallen baron) drag his ex to help him in the investigation of cases, i was unable to find back this series but the ex’s elegant style is somehow similar with Bobby and Luisa … they were such a cute couple together , i was sad when they couldn’t get back together , whenever i read about Bobby , my mind turn back to this tv series :slight_smile:

Edit @Kaelyn
I sent a link via PM already, hope you found it and enjoy it :wink:

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I might take a look at the german version then, it should be Blaues blut or something similar, I guess. could you tell me from which time this series comes, I am german but can not recall having heard about this one^^

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I actually like Bobby quite a bit! They’re an interesting character and a more…light-hearted antagonistic character. (My mom is personally quite relieved they won’t be getting a redemption arc.

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I agree! Though I am of the party that would like to see them crash and burn, lol, I think narratively they provide something very different than the rest of the characters. Bobby will always be in it for themselves and that won’t ever change, and I consider it something of a breath of fresh air to have a character so selfish compared to the rest of the cast.
UB and Rebecca are going to want what’s best for the detective/the world, so it’s nice to have something conflict that. I enjoy Bobby’s independence and how they act according to their motivations. Plus it’s nice to see them be put in their place every now and then.
Overall, outside of the obvious villains, Bobby- so far- is the only one working against the Detective and I like seeing a character who isn’t necessarily there to benefit the detective/others.

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Some humans do go on solo missions (such as Rebecca in her earlier career), but only when they’ve proven themselves.

Agent Mom being a fucking badass and good a combat confirmed :ok_hand:

I love that she is so pro at combat that she is one of the few humans allowed to go out by herself. You go mom :muscle:

And I just realised this is on the wrong thread… @rose-court I think you can move this to the general thread? :smiley:

Thank you Rose!

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I don’t hate Bobby…as long as i don’t stay in the station. Bugging MC’s office does it for me. You cOME INTO MY STATION! INSULT MY WORK AND BUG ME?! I’d release M on you if it weren’t for A…

If my memory hasn’t failed me yet, there’s one dialogue option to say something along the lines of “psycho vampire being after you” and Rebecca says she has experienced that. Which is super cool and i super want to know how that happened :laughing:

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To be honest for me i have a somewhat dislike-love relationship for Bobby as a character. Like they are like rebecca for me where what they are doing could be considered illegal and they’re pretty unconsiderate of others, but they also have good parts about them. (In all honestly i don’t dislike any of the characters really not even Murphy or the mayor) (also im not comparing rebecca to Bobby, two different characters. Lol)

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I don’t even mind Bobby that much and I think I’m a rather patient person but I almost dropkicked a dying supernatural who interrupted my Detective’s would be kiss with Nate. If Bobby did it…

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I totally agree…I have acquaintance Bobby, so my MC had no real reason to hate them at first, apart from the sleazy tabloid reporting… but Bobby actually has pretty good instincts as a reporter underneath all that sleaze. They are 100% correct about the MC being caught up in a coverup and not being able to talk about it. Of course, it’s just too bad Bobby is so… untrustworthy. I even have a skeptic MC who doesn’t completely trust the Agency yet. But as a character, I love to hate Bobby, and all the fun banter. I’m glad they are not so black and white as an antagonist. Like there was a moment there in the book 2 demo, where I felt vaguely sympathetic towards Bobby for a moment, before coming to my senses. :stuck_out_tongue:

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I think people just don’t like being use as tool or as a means to achieve their goals. To be honest, 3 out of 4 of my MCs have some grudge or wary of him since they have experienced how Bobby has used them. However as a reader, I find him an interesting character. It makes TWC cast more diverse and you could see that not all of the people within the story were not plain good and bad but there’s a variety of individuals.

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I actually enjoy Bobby. I think he, and the way a lot of my MC’s are so annoyed by him, is fairly amusing. I also enjoy how passive aggressive and snarky the MC can be with him in certain dialogue options. I also think it was pretty clever of Sera to include a sort of “everyday villain”. In the midst of the MC having to deal with these supernatural, very scary, and very life-threatening antagonists and situations where they are in over their head, there’s Bobby. The perfectly normal, human Bobby whose only super ability is being an a-hole, lol.

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I don’t hate Bobby per se, it’s just that I see him as an annoying and obnoxious parasite, who sells his friends secrets for profit and I wouldn’t mind if Murphy drained him of his blood then tore his head off his body so he’d leave me alone.

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Wouldn’t want to see any character you actually hate lol

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Hey, so my mom just came up a 100% NOTP. She’s begun shipping f!Bobby and Douglas for “the evuls” and she needs to be stopped.

On an unrelated note, does anyone else imagine a non-crushing Douglas doing a dramatic hair flip every time the MC asks him to do anything?

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It’s certainly a bit mind-boggling that Bobby is clearly still attempting to use Detective MC and all the while think that they’re clearly going to fall in love with him (either again or for the first time).

Bobby: Now let me just piss off Detective enough to get some juicy bits for my latest scoop and gloat to them about it afterwards.

Also Bobby: (Poses with a smirk) I know you already love me. Don’t deny it.

Gotta admit, it’s almost amusing to see the ridiculous levels that ego takes their thought process. :sweat_smile: Can’t wait to see how a meeting with Bobby and Mason/Morgan would go.

And because Bobby is a perfectly normal human, I’d say that they’d have a pretty hard time climbing out of a well by themselves should they accidentally fall in one. :grin:

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Are they, tho? Are you sure? What if they were playing us all along and they are some supernatural we know nothing about…

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That was joke a few of us made in in the first Wayhaven Demo thread; that everyone in MC’s life is a supernatural and they’re going to find that out soon. :laughing:

Bobby doesn’t strike me to be someone more interesting then a leech, but I guess they could possible be the Chupacabra.

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On a serious note, most of the supernaturals in Wayhaven would just appear as regular humans to most people, because of their use of glamours, is that right? Except obviously in places where they feel free to be themselves and appear in their true form, like at the Agency facility, etc? Or to certain people who can see though the glamour and recognize what they really are. Not that I think Bobby is one… but I guess book 2 will address this more. This is just the impression I got about how the supernaturals work in general.

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@harmonia to be serious I really think Bobby is human, it would be really difficoult to explain if they were supernatural. First of all The Agency would likely know unless they were a rogue supernatural off the grid, second Unit Bravo may find a supernatural scent on yourself that could be a threat, third he would hardly react the way they do when the MC debunks the audio tape from the office and last of all they wouldn’t threat to expose what happened in the office because the Agency would be upon them to cover their tracks; they could be a good actor/actress, sure, or they could be turned into a supernatural later in “Book 2”, but it’s a lot of "maybe"s!

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