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Old 2012-10-27, 09:17   Link #34
Guardian Enzo
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Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Kobe, Japan
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Originally Posted by novalysis View Post
I think that Saki and Satoru's rather sudden transition from a bickering duo with no seeming common grounds, to a near sex scene if anything shows very effectively just what the Library TOLD we the audience last episode. Pkers have been genetically modified till they instinctively have sexual relations even with people they might not necessarily like in times of stress. I wonder whether sexual inhibitions were also removed from it, and I find monogamy actually remarkable considering the modifications done to Pkers.
That was my read on it. Put two genetically engineered humans - even (barely) preteens - alone together and under extreme stress, and the bonobo hormone kicks in. There were parts of the ep that seemed a bit jarring but that bit made sense to me.
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