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 Post subject: Nicol Bolas' name
PostPosted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:53 am 
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Reportedly, his name is based on a german word for the devil, but I can't seem to find any official sources. Help?

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 Post subject: Re: Nicol Bolas' name
PostPosted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 11:46 am 
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As a German German from Germany, I can assure you there is no such German word...

The only connection I can think of is 'Old Nick' being an English nickname for the devil.

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 Post subject: Re: Nicol Bolas' name
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Doesn't sound right to me either. The best connection I can think of would be Latin Diabolus.

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 Post subject: Re: Nicol Bolas' name
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In spanish and portuguese Bolas means balls. You know, like genitals. And those weapons you throw. I know, Im helpful.

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Diabolos is sort of close, albeit not German.
I guess that is what Otu said.

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Thanks everyone, another myth to dispell

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 Post subject: Re: Nicol Bolas' name
PostPosted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:08 pm 
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Nicol Bolas was designed to be the quintessential character, so logically, he was designed to be as anti- as possible. What does care about? Community, protection, fauna, and flora, of course. They do favors for flowers and keep their animals close to home.

And that is what Nicol Bolas's name is an anagram for both Lilac Boons and Local Bison.

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 Post subject: Re: Nicol Bolas' name
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Thanks everyone, another myth to dispell

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