it actually makes sense that Evie’s the diplomat between the Core Four and the Sea Three
i know a lot people didn’t read the books but Evie was castle-schooled (home schooled) since she was six because of a whole thing between her mom and Mal’s mom. So she was isolated from everyone for ten years and never actually made a friend. Meanwhile, Mal, Jay and even Carlos all knew Uma, Harry, and Gil for years. And while Carlos wasn’t exactly in Mal’s inner circle, and Jay and her mainly competed, everyone at Dragon Hall (the school) feared and respected Mal and knew that Uma and all the pirates from Serpent Prep. were enemies with Dragon Hall. It’s just the way things were.
So, Evie never actually knowing anyone or going to an actual school makes her unbiased, even if Mal’s her best friend and the Core Four are her family, she’s still the most open towards others. So, yeah, that attention to detail, I applaud.
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ok ok so core four redesigns. here they are . pls excuse the mess i legit cannot draw cleanly. BUT let me tell u about the identities stuff :
SO as ive said in another ask, core four changing for other identities in this AU would happen after a big fight with their mentors as a whole which is mostly triggered by cassie being angry at batman and superman for how they treat tim and conner seFJSFEJOFSEJ anyway .
they do not want a visual connection to their respective hero families, and they’re growing up from the kid/boy/girl/robin stuff.
• BART ALLEN becomes Mercury . This is both in reference to Max Mercury who was his mentor and is, not here anymore, and a reference to the roman god (hermed in greek) who was the god messenger and was known to be fast.
• CONNER KENT becomes Atlas. this is in reference to the Titan with the same name, said to be the titan of endurance. he’s supposed to be holding the actual Earth on his shoulders, which i thought was a nice symbol that wasnt just, hope and strenght ? there is more to this titan’s story, but this is the bit that i’m keeping.
• TIM DRAKE becomes Strix. a strix in mythology was a bird of ill omen. in its first appearance in texts, it could be both an owl or a bat which i think is really cool for tim !!! there are a lot of stories about strix being vampires, but there is another one in russia about them being ghosts that are still visible after their death. which i think is interresting bc in this AU tim stays a long time in mr oz’s/jor-el’s prisons and he’s mostly left alone and he kind of goes crazy bc he’s alone with his thoughts and at some point he’s not sure he’s alive :D !
• CASSANDRA SANDSMARK becomes Alekto. Alekto (the unceasing/the implacable anger in ancient greek) was a figure of greek mythos, one of the erinyes (or furies). they were deities of vengeance, alekto dealing with moral “crimes” (crimes of anger is the one ive seen quoted the most). she also has a link with war, as one of the stories in the aneid by virigil tells how she causes the trojan’s downfall through war. which is especially interesting for cassie as she is ares’s champion on earth, whos the god of war hehe.
SO YEAH h hh HHH im sorry the designs aren’t that good and polished but ill work on it !!! i jst rly wanted to get this out @ckbookish for making me research strix and @batfam-chaos for atlas !!!!!!
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