Jump to content

  • Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log In with Google      Sign In   
  • Create Account

Welcome to BZPower!

Hi there, while we hope you enjoy browsing through the site, there's a lot more you can do if you register. The process is easy and you can use your Google, Facebook, or Twitter account to make it even faster. Some perks of joining include:
  • Create your own topics, participate in existing discussions, and vote in polls
  • Show off your creations, stories, art, music, and movies and play member and staff-run games
  • Enter contests to win free LEGO sets and other prizes, and vote to decide the winners
  • Participate in raffles, including exclusive raffles for new members, and win free LEGO sets
  • Send private messages to other members
  • Organize with other members to attend or send your MOCs to LEGO fan events all over the world
  • Much, much more!
Enjoy your visit!

Photo

Marendar


  • Please log in to reply
13 replies to this topic

#1 Offline -Jaller-

-Jaller-
  • Members
  • Toa

  • 163 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 12 2012 - 06:45 PM

So I was reading Sahmad's Tale The Yesterday Quest, and the Marendar came up. What exactly is it? I know it was activated by the Toa and matoran showing up on Spherus Magna, but what is it's job? What is it suppose to do? Also, hoe did it break out of it's jail?

Edited by Jaller1234567890, Nov 12 2012 - 09:31 PM.

  • 0

LONG

LIVE

BIONICLE

   :huna:  :matatu:  :mahiki:  :rau:  :komau:  :ruru: 

 


#2 Offline Toa Xemnas of Crystal

Toa Xemnas of Crystal
  • Members
  • Lehvak-Kal Attacks!

  • 3,619 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 12 2012 - 06:54 PM

Well, Marendar is a weapon/machine/thing made by the GBs to destroy any Toa who ended up on Spherus Magna, fearing that the Toa would become sentient and revolt. Basically, it's a Toa-killer. As for how it got out of its prison, I don't know. I suppose that was left to reader imagination.
  • 0

"I need your advice- I feel really jealous that she got to turn into a Toa and not me... and then that guy comes in and woos her! What should I do to overcome my jealousy?

BZPRPG- 2013

 

2fcc27d298a1b54f5b34c45f0abc12bc.png

 

pls.

 

 

 


#3 Offline The Legendary TNT

The Legendary TNT
  • Members
  • Swarm Scavenger

  • 694 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 12 2012 - 07:07 PM

Marender was in Sahmad's Tale? Are you sure?
  • 0

new_sig_legacy_2.png


#4 Offline ChroXumo

ChroXumo
  • Members
  • Mata Nuian Protector Nuva

  • 1,745 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 12 2012 - 07:34 PM

It's a Toa-hunting robot weapon. Xemnas explained it pretty well. That's pretty much all that's known about it (though hopefully Greg can provide some answers to Erebus tomorrow).
  • 0

#5 Offline fishers64

fishers64
  • Premier Member
  • Premier Outstanding BZP Citizens
  • Bohrok-Kal Vanquished

  • 4,972 posts
  •   Outstanding BZPower Citizen

Posted Nov 12 2012 - 08:32 PM

Marender was in Sahmad's Tale? Are you sure?

No, he wasn't. He was mentioned in the Yesterday Quest, I think, but not Sahmad's Tale.

  • 0

14126183966_9690cb0da3_z.jpg


#6 Offline -Jaller-

-Jaller-
  • Members
  • Toa

  • 163 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 12 2012 - 09:30 PM

Marender was in Sahmad's Tale? Are you sure?

No, he wasn't. He was mentioned in the Yesterday Quest, I think, but not Sahmad's Tale.

Opps, my bad! I read Sahmad's Tale after the Yesterday Quest, got it mixed up, I'll fix it.

  • 0

LONG

LIVE

BIONICLE

   :huna:  :matatu:  :mahiki:  :rau:  :komau:  :ruru: 

 


#7 Offline Toa of Winds

Toa of Winds
  • Members
  • Steely Visionary

  • 353 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 12 2012 - 09:34 PM

So I was reading Sahmad's Tale The Yesterday Quest, and the Marendar came up. What exactly is it? I know it was activated by the Toa and matoran showing up on Spherus Magna, but what is it's job? What is it suppose to do? Also, hoe did it break out of it's jail?

Its job: KILL EVERYBODY.Well, the Toa at least.It's a mechanical being created by the Great Beings. As to how it got out, well, it is a GB creation. Which means it can do a heck of a lot of stuff.~MN~

  • 0

THE ASHES - Chapter 2 and some clarification is up!

 

THE ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF TAHU - Chapter 4 is up!


#8 Online Onarax

Onarax
  • Members
  • Into Karda Nui

  • 18,181 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 13 2012 - 12:44 AM

It was basically a fail-safe that was to terminate the functions of the Toa after the return of Mata Nui.Of course, like most creations of the Great Beings, it didn't quiet work out well.
  • 0

gallery_107889_133_3220.jpg


#9 Offline Solomon Kane

Solomon Kane
  • Members
  • Lightning Voyager

  • 332 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 13 2012 - 03:50 PM

As to how it got out, well, it is a GB creation. Which means it can do a heck of a lot of stuff.

Personally, I got the impression that the place where it was kept was more of a storage space than an actual cell designed to hold it against its will. But maybe that's just me."Songs that the Hyades shall sing, / Where flap the tatters of the King, / Must die unheard in / Dim Carcosa."

  • 0

Logo.jpg                                                                    There was a time when the world was plunging into darkness...a time of witchcraft and sorcery, when no-one stood against evil.

    That time...is over.


#10 Offline ChroXumo

ChroXumo
  • Members
  • Mata Nuian Protector Nuva

  • 1,745 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 13 2012 - 04:18 PM

As to how it got out, well, it is a GB creation. Which means it can do a heck of a lot of stuff.

Personally, I got the impression that the place where it was kept was more of a storage space than an actual cell designed to hold it against its will. But maybe that's just me.

Yeah, I felt the same... which made me wonder if it was:-turned on by someone else,-turned itself on,-was always on, or-there was some "Safeguards R Us" Toa-sensor type of device on Spherus MagnaI don't believe we've ever gotten a clear answer about that. Perhaps this is worth asking Greg?

  • 0

#11 Offline XyzTheDay!

XyzTheDay!
  • Members
  • Armored Protector

  • 302 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 13 2012 - 04:30 PM

Personally, I got the impression that the place where it was kept was more of a storage space than an actual cell designed to hold it against its will. But maybe that's just me.

Well, it's a machine, so I do know if I'd say that it has its own "will," but I always envisioned it as more of a containment chamber, since it was made of what? 3-feet-thick Protosteel walls? Something like that.

Edited by XyzTheDay!, Nov 13 2012 - 04:31 PM.

  • 0

| Sig Credit: - Everclear - |

#12 Offline ChroXumo

ChroXumo
  • Members
  • Mata Nuian Protector Nuva

  • 1,745 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 13 2012 - 05:46 PM

Well even so, it could still be just a storage facility- the walls could be to keep out any Agori that stumbled across it, rather than keeping Marendar in.
  • 0

#13 Offline Takanuvainika

Takanuvainika
  • Members
  • Seeker

  • 271 posts
  •  

Posted Nov 14 2012 - 05:11 PM

As to how it got out, well, it is a GB creation. Which means it can do a heck of a lot of stuff.

Personally, I got the impression that the place where it was kept was more of a storage space than an actual cell designed to hold it against its will. But maybe that's just me.

Yeah, I felt the same... which made me wonder if it was:-turned on by someone else,-turned itself on,-was always on, or-there was some "Safeguards R Us" Toa-sensor type of device on Spherus MagnaI don't believe we've ever gotten a clear answer about that. Perhaps this is worth asking Greg?

I'm pretty sure it was activated by the large number of toa on Spherus Magna.

  • 0

"I once thought that I was the only one who fantasized about Bionicle; that no one else could have that little of a life.

Then I went on BZPower.


biofighter_banner_platform.png

 

 

Just call me Taka or TNI

 

 


#14 Offline fishers64

fishers64
  • Premier Member
  • Premier Outstanding BZP Citizens
  • Bohrok-Kal Vanquished

  • 4,972 posts
  •   Outstanding BZPower Citizen

Posted Nov 14 2012 - 05:21 PM

As to how it got out, well, it is a GB creation. Which means it can do a heck of a lot of stuff.

Personally, I got the impression that the place where it was kept was more of a storage space than an actual cell designed to hold it against its will. But maybe that's just me."Songs that the Hyades shall sing, / Where flap the tatters of the King, / Must die unheard in / Dim Carcosa."

The operative word used is vault:

It was christened Marendar, an Agori word meaning “salvation,” and placed in a vault. Angonce knew the abrupt appearance of so many Toa on Spherus Magna might well activate Marendar. He hurried to the vault, but too late – the living weapon had already smashed its way through three feet of metallic protodermis and was gone. It would carry out its programming and kill any and every Toa on the planet.

Note the words "living weapon".

  • 0

14126183966_9690cb0da3_z.jpg





0 user(s) are browsing this forum

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users