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That is why I add the “I guess” part in my statement. There aren’t really much of reliable source about demons here.
Go Tizzy! Go Tizzy!
[quote]My prior statement was that due to the sheer magnitude of their lives that most demons will eventually reach the full potential of their talents and thus level off in power.[/quote]
That doesn’t mean they would be super strong and powerful. As the book had said, only a few numbers of demons could actually manipulate mana and so do magic. If it is as the book says, only the most powerful leverl 4 and level 5 and 6 demons could do magic. Based on the numbers given by the book, the number of these mana manipulating demons is just in two digits, maybe somewhere around 60. That is way very few.
[quote]Success leads to genius and failure leads to insanity.[/quote]
Ow! Did you really just say that? Maybe I had to pull up some quotes to illustrate the realationship between success and failure:
“Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.”
“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.”
“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
[quote]By Astlanian standards Tom is abnormal or insane, and thus now could be the peak of his innovation.[/quote]
Huh? I just can’t any sense out of this statement. I think it means, the hospital of mentaly insane is a place of great innovation?
[quote]Most consider him a madman, but despite pissing off many demons stronger than himself he is still alive. Demons aren’t that lucky and I lack faith in coincidence. This leads one to conclude that Tizzy has some atypical skills so as to be still alive to this day. [/quote]
First, demons are immortal, they are very very difficult to kill. Demons staying alive is actually less surprising than demons being dead. Staying alive is what immortals are best known for, being dead… not so much.
As for coincidence, that may be true in real life but this is a book, it thrives in it. And the atypical skill, or more appropriately ability, your talking about is the skill of regenerating back even if you cut Tizzy to millions of pieces. A thing which every demons is capable of.