Is it just me, or do the statues look like Jack of Blades to anyone else? The statues appear to be wearing a similar mask and hood along with the same appearance of armor.WolfMaster 00:33, October 31, 2010 (UTC)
I actually noticed that myself. Anyone think there's a connection?The Freak of Nature Twilitlink 06:22, November 2, 2010 (UTC)
I noticed it too, it was the first thing I noticed when I fought it! I think the Crawler and Jack have a connection, like maybe Jack created the Crawler or he is the Crawler and has lost his memories, anything's possible.SandS Hero 20:25, November 3, 2010 (UTC)
- Most likely the statues represent another hooded figure from Fable Lore, Tannar the Great, the defender of Aurora, and possibly the first hero to oppose the Crawler.
- Jack of Blades specifically refers to the mask, worn by "Jack", and wearable at the end of TLC. By the time humans arrive in Albion, Jack is supposedly already present, and it seems, is heralded as a Hero for many many generations, obviously through some display of benevolence, most likely refering to the Hero **Wearing** the mask when we confont him in F1 (If Jack was a Villain the people of Albion would most likely not praise him as highly as they do in F1, as can be inferred from the way villagers react to evil Player Heroes). Jack has no real body, this means the physical Jack that is fought in the Guild is a possesed Hero or a normal person who gained Heroic powers through the Jack Mask, and most likely not the first to wear the mask..
- While I personally have a guilty desire for Jack to be alive and kicking, most likely he is dead at this point as the mask (which is cannonically destroyed, due to the Hero of Oakvale never being refered to as Jack of Blades any time after F1:TLC) was the artifact to which his soul was bound.
- If you pay very close attention while doing the "A Relic of Ages Past" quest, you will notice that the statue of Tannar The Great appears to be a miniature of the numerous Sentinel statues around Aurora. (Hooded and Winged, but more simplistic) This would make the most sense as the ruins we encounter in Aurora are the remnants of the ancient city before the Crawler showed up, and from the lore of Tannar's hammer (he wielded a hammer... that's another big clue) he was guardian of Aurora, which is probably the basis behind the Crawler using the taunt "The Dark Guardian shall come and protect us... and all that is flesh and light shall die."
- This probably is relating to unrevealed lore, that may involve Tannar either falling or succumbing to the Crawler in the past, (or... even Tannar being the body Jack possesed, I did say I was hopeful for Jack returning) But since Tannar meets many of the Criteria for the Sentinel statue (Guardian, Hammer, Hood, actually has background with Aurora, etc.) it is most likely he is the figure represented by the Sentinels.(Jack does have a retconned Hammer... a hood... and may very well have some sort of history with Aurora that is unknown to us over his monstrously long life-span).
- Anyways, hope this gives everyone ideas of their own, and further speculation is definitely needed before definitive answers are made, but it's very easy to take either side, or even take the third side (Tannar = Jack's Body). I need to get a life. 18.104.22.168 02:28, March 17, 2011 (UTC)