You are head of Cadmus (DC Animated Universe)

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Re: You are head of Cadmus (DC Animated Universe)

Post by Crazedwraith » 2018-05-26 07:20am

Why is the JL having a FTL unacceptable? If your goal is protecting the earth fron them, all they go do with it is... travel away from the Earth and be someone else's problem.

Not to mention threatening to outlaw them if they don't hand it over is precipitating the crisis your organisation is supposed to stop as step 1 of stopping it. So you're forcing a confrontation before you can possibly be ready for it.
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Re: You are head of Cadmus (DC Animated Universe)

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2018-05-26 02:21pm

Crazedwraith wrote:
2018-05-26 07:20am
Why is the JL having a FTL unacceptable? If your goal is protecting the earth fron them, all they go do with it is... travel away from the Earth and be someone else's problem.
Perhaps because it means that if they are ever operating against the Earth, they have strategic depth, and ability to engage in hit and run strikes, that we simply cannot counter?

That and they might well get Earth embroiled in interstellar conflicts, which is really a call the government should be making, not a private entity.
Not to mention threatening to outlaw them if they don't hand it over is precipitating the crisis your organisation is supposed to stop as step 1 of stopping it. So you're forcing a confrontation before you can possibly be ready for it.
Well, an ultimatum probably wouldn't be my first move. We can always try it the easy way first, while we build up our own capabilities.
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Re: You are head of Cadmus (DC Animated Universe)

Post by Solauren » 2018-05-26 02:27pm

U.P. Cinnabar wrote:
2018-05-25 10:39pm
That's Futurama, Solauren. And, we have plenty of stoned, unwashed vegan hippies to feed angry aliens.
Congratulations, you caught the reference.

However, the point stands. There are very few corporations that can be trusted to act responsibly on this planet, under direct government authority, let alone off world outside of government oversight.
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Re: You are head of Cadmus (DC Animated Universe)

Post by U.P. Cinnabar » 2018-05-27 05:14am

True.
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Re: You are head of Cadmus (DC Animated Universe)

Post by Solauren » 2018-05-27 08:29am

Another thing that needs to be considered are the various Supervillians.

I'm of mind that some of them could be recruited. Not many, but some.

For example....
Mr. Freeze's motivation is funding to research a cure for his wife, a cure for himself, and possibly developing cyro/ice based technology.

He could be recruited in exchange for funding for his research. He does the research, the government gets him off the street and his mind working towards solving problems. Also, his technology has useful military and civilian applications.
i.e Fire fighters armed with freeze guns, Police using freeze guns for riot control.

...

I admit, this would have to be done and considered carefully.


The other supervillians, like say, the Joker, need to be neutralized. Dealing with them takes resources away that could be used to offset the Justice League or protecting against other hostiles.
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Re: You are head of Cadmus (DC Animated Universe)

Post by FaxModem1 » 2018-05-27 09:00am

Solauren wrote:
2018-05-27 08:29am
Another thing that needs to be considered are the various Supervillians.

I'm of mind that some of them could be recruited. Not many, but some.

For example....
Mr. Freeze's motivation is funding to research a cure for his wife, a cure for himself, and possibly developing cyro/ice based technology.

He could be recruited in exchange for funding for his research. He does the research, the government gets him off the street and his mind working towards solving problems. Also, his technology has useful military and civilian applications.
i.e Fire fighters armed with freeze guns, Police using freeze guns for riot control.

...

I admit, this would have to be done and considered carefully.
Sadly, in the DCAU at this point, Mr. Freeze is in a bit of a nihilism phase, his wife was cured, but he can't be with her due to his condition rotting away everything from the neck down. Maybe you can try the events of "Meltdown" a few decades earlier and potentially clone him?
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