Our literal hands. I can’t help feeling like the MTG Multiverse would be so much better if everyone just used metaphors a little more liberally. Why do we need a cage made of hands? This card is just legit weird. Crud. I feel like I should just rip into this one pretty hard, but…I don’t …
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This is the MTG Multiverse, so of course they mean this literally, right? Right. Well, poop.
Literal swords. Why is this tree made of swords? How is this tree made of swords? I don’t know. What the crud?
Perhaps I am letting my guard down in saying this, but as bad as these assertions about deserts sound, I’m willing to concede they’re probably speaking metaphorically here. And yes, I know what I’ve said about the MTG Multiverse and metaphors and the benefit of the doubt. We have deserts here too though. And while …
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See, this is not a metaphor. When Elesh Norn says infection, she’s talking about the kind that gets in your body and makes you sickl. It’s right there in front of us, that giant black blob. Nothing ambiguous about this one.
They say “steel in their souls”. If this were any other context I’d know this was just a metaphor, but this is the MTG Multiverse. How many times have we run into things like this that are actually meant literally? Yes. Of course, I know it’s a metaphor, so don’t at me. The point is, …
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We live in the shadows of literal giants.
Considering the nature of the MTG Multiverse, it seems more likely to me that the events depicted in this story are not figurative or metaphoric or whatever. We’re dealing with a literal river of tears. This is great.