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    What do people think about them? Honest question; sorry if this has been asked before.

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    Buncha jumped up flatscans. They make me sick.

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    I think it's a good way to try to "spice some life" into the whole "anti mutant humans and their robot allies" framework.

    Orchis already is a lot more bold of an organization than the typical anti mutant ones, Karima the Omega Sentinel working with them makes it interesting. We got some characterization with that female scientist mourning her dead husband and becoming even more devoted to crushing mutants now, the visor wearing dude.

    And so the "posthumans" are kind of "bizarro world mutants" or something, it's an intriguing idea to me. We'll see what happens more with Serafina.
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    I think they lost the moment this happened.


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    Flatscans aping their betters.

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    A weird hangup Hickman has left over from his book writing days, and it's kinda wedged into these stories as the price of getting the better stuff.

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    Why golly gee... I think they're absolutely swell! Pretty spooky final bosses to me!
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    I like Charles Xavier, nice guy. But we are in a moment where billionaires control not only our economy but our political life. #Professor$

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    Totally underdevolped and underutilized. Just another 'humans are terrible' example. People becoming robots and machine people is a common bad guy trope even in the Marvel comics universe, and framing them as some kind of 'wrong' form of evolution compared to the 'right' kind from mutants felt like two villains from two different B movies whining at each other.

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