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Dr House
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TVA

Post by Dr House » 02 Oct 2020, 12:06

I've been reading more on the Time Variance Authority lately and have several questions:

1.) What species are they? Human?
2.) How did they come to be as an organization?
3.) Considering they can eradicate timelines, do they have authority from the Living Tribunal?
4.) Since the Time Keepers/Time Twisters are the physical embodiment of their pension plan, will the TVA also survive into the next universe?
5.) Would the End of Time affect the Null Time Zone?
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Re: TVA

Post by Monolith » 02 Oct 2020, 21:38

1) Despite appearances, the majority of TVA office staff and upper management do not appear to be humans. Field agents, like the Justices, are more likely to be human.

2) Their origins are unknown. It's possible they are self-appointed.

3) Saturnyne could eradicate timelines from Otherworld, as could Immortus using the Forever Crystal. The Living Tribunal is not necessarily involved when someone has that ability.

4) Probably not. More likely merely their legacy will live on.

5) Don't know until you try.
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Re: TVA

Post by Dr House » 14 Oct 2020, 14:46

How is their organization's functions/responsibilities different from those bestowed by the Time Keepers to Immortus as a time custodian?
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Re: TVA

Post by Monolith » 14 Oct 2020, 22:09

Completely different.

The Time Keepers' mandate to Immortus was to control the develop of the timelines to ensure they would rise at the end of time instead of the Time Twisters. The role of the time custodian was entirely focused on a single, self-interested goal.

The TVA are bureaucratic overseers of their identified timelines (again, possibly self-appointed) with no real goal identified. In fact, given the tongue-in-cheek nature of the TVA as a whole, the bureaucracy itself may be the point for them.
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