Nick is alone once more as Katie is still busy with her schoolwork. In the interim, he talks about he was rewatching Wandavision, and noticed some similarities between Wanda and Sylvanas. He talks about how they both reacted to being challenged by saying “Can’t I?” and then they both had their adversaries tell them to use their power instead of holding back.

He then goes over their histories of losing family and suffering, and becoming more powerful as a result, and how they both commit terrible acts with Wanda mind controlling an entire town while Sylvanas burns Teldrassil. He considers whether or not Wanda has earned her redemption (and points out that her story will continue so the struggle of earning redemption may be yet to come) while Sylvanas’ time may be short, so redemption may not be possible. He talks about Grommash’s abrupt redemption at the end of Warlords of Draenor and how that felt unearned, and how players will be looking for more from Sylvanas. He also points out that Sylvanas is so polarizing a character, it may be impossible for Blizzard to find a satisfactory resolution that everyone can appreciate.

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Nick Zielenkievicz

Host of WoW! Talk! and The Tauren & The Goblin. Sometimes known as the Video Games Public Defender. Wants to play more Destiny and Marvel Heroes but WoW is all-consuming. Decent F2P Hearthstone player. Sad that he lost the Wii that had Wrecking Crew on it. Would be happy if the only game ever made was M.U.L.E. Gragtharr on Skywall-US. Garresque on Ravencrest-US.

Katie Grace

Katie is a long time gamer who has fallen in love with multiple genres. She started young by playing Nintendo 64, Spyro, and Blizzard games such as Warcraft II with family, then eventually moved into playing games in both my leisure time and as a occupation. She loves being immersed in different universes and exploring the characters that live in them, as well as just playing games for a good time.

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