Hanako's no-scars ending?

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Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Guest22 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:01 am

Why doesn't hanako go for reconstruction surgery yet? Have a look at this link:

http://surgery.med.umich.edu/plastic/pa ... burn.shtml

and

http://www.facemakernyc.com/services/re ... /burn.html

You know, surgery can do a LOT more than it used to... I think hanako could be out of Yamaku with reconstruction of the face/skin.

How about that? as a completion of the Hanako route, you help her get reconstructive surgery to improve her face/affected areas, graduate and live happily ever after.

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Aura » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:15 am

Because it would invalidate about half of the entire character (dohohoho). {insert in-plot reason here}
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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Smoku » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:40 am

Impressive. But I see Hanako's burn scars are more severe then these. Maybe she had no insurance and cannot afford the operation?
Or maybe (screw the insurance thing) this thing simply costs way too much for Hanako to afford. I kinda doubt this thing is refundable by country government or whatever.

Is this a better explanation then Aura's?

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Silentcook » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:43 am

I addressed this one already, here. Notice how your links make practically no mention whatsoever of cold hard cash and recovery times.
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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by SirMax » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:48 am

Aura wrote:Because it would invalidate about half of the entire character (dohohoho).
This? Seems like it would go a tad against the spirit of KS for the route to end with Hanako being "fixed", rather than just growing to deal with/accept her burns and Hisao accepting her with them.

(That would more be why it shouldn't happen at the end; as for why it shouldn't happen at all, silentcook's got that covered)
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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Smoku » Tue Mar 02, 2010 10:51 am

oh, right. recovery times. for Hanako, even if she could possibly afford this, which is unlikely (Her dad died. who knows? maybe he was the only one earning money in the family and the savings were so small, Hanako's mom could only afford sending her to Yamaku before she got a job. Or Hanko lives of some other relative 's money.) the recovery would take ages.
Yup money is the main problem.

Case closed, I believe.

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by russianspy1234 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:12 am

presumably KS doesnt take place in the present because rin is a thalidomide baby and it was discontinued in 1961

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Anon » Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:08 pm

I don't think RAITA or the devs actually searched for plausible causes of Rin's disability. At least not at the begining of the project.

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Aura » Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:24 pm

It's actually exactly the opposite.
<Aura> would you squeeze a warm PVC bottle between your thighs and call it "manaka-chan"
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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Anon » Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:39 pm

So it's really thalidomide then? Ano~n

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Guest Poster » Tue Mar 02, 2010 12:49 pm

RAITA called Rin a thalidomide child. The current canon simply calls it a birth defect and surgery.

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Guest22 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:28 pm

Guest Poster wrote:RAITA called Rin a thalidomide child. The current canon simply calls it a birth defect and surgery.
Like what was previously said, thalidomide was used a long time back as a morning sickness. Thal can cause shortening of BOTH arms and legs, or a one pair of limbs, so I agree...

In terms of canon, devs/writers should check the wikipedia page, it says Rin's arms were amputated due to a birth defect, which is wrong IMO... I cannot recall any inherited defects that warrant amputation, mostly injury and infection/gangrene, but not defects.

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Guest 22 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:29 pm

But thanks for clarifying hanako's scars as plot devices... I am never good at using those in writing, science doesn't allow that much :(

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Anon » Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:32 pm

My bad, didn't do my homework.

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Re: Hanako's no-scars ending?

Post by Guest » Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:37 pm

How could you not love the scars?
Without them she wouldn't be Hanako.
She would be just another shy anime girl that holds little to no significance.

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