Tyrael.....good or evil??

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I agree, even outside the game, Tyrael serves as a role model.
Well we know its Tyrael thats the fallen star. Kormac mentions that the demons are roaming around in "the light". Light being the good guys, the angels. So its def Tyrael that crashlanded. Prob b.c Imperius was irritated he helped us by destroying the soulstone. And if it makes it easier for hellspawn to enter Sanctuary now that the worldstone is history, shouldn't that bode the same for the Angels?

Maybe Tyrael really isn't our friend per se? Cain doesn't know much about him, he says so when we got to Act 4 in D2. Inarius, Lilith's husband (I guess) is Tyrael's brother. Maybe Tyrael (by destroying the worldstone sought to bring Heaven and Hell together to Sanctuary for one final battle royale, end the eternal conflict, and our characters will have to unlock our Nephalem powers and eventually kill Heaven and Hell and finally rule in peace.

As for Diablo coming back, who wouldn't be terrorized instantly if the forces of Heaven and Hell were fighting it out in your backyard? This terror (felt over the entire world of Santuary) would prob be enough to bring even Elvis back from the dead not to mention the Lord of Terror.
04/22/2012 09:48 PMPosted by HeadlssWizrd
And if it makes it easier for hellspawn to enter Sanctuary now that the worldstone is history, shouldn't that bode the same for the Angels?

Contrary to popular believe, the worldstone didnt make it harder for angels or demons to enter sanctuary, its protection came from the fact that it shielded it from getting detected but that protection ended during the sin war, when the high heavens finally spotted sanctuary and had no problem sending their army there, neither did the burning hells have any troubles sending theirs.

04/22/2012 09:48 PMPosted by HeadlssWizrd
Maybe Tyrael really isn't our friend per se? Cain doesn't know much about him, he says so when we got to Act 4 in D2. Inarius, Lilith's husband (I guess) is Tyrael's brother. Maybe Tyrael (by destroying the worldstone sought to bring Heaven and Hell together to Sanctuary for one final battle royale, end the eternal conflict, and our characters will have to unlock our Nephalem powers and eventually kill Heaven and Hell and finally rule in peace.

Tyrael and Inarius are not brothers, they are considered "brothers" because they produce the same wavelenght or w/e but they dont regard each other as brothers, specially after what Inarius did, remember Tyrael is the archangel of justice.
Tyrael wanted sanctuary destroyed until one human convinced him that sanctuary deserved a chance and he has been protecting it ever since then, which probably got Imperius mad at him. He destroyed the worldstone because Baal merged his soulstone with it in order to enslave all humanity to help them destroy the high heavens. Also, their conflict is called eternal for a reason, not just because they would change their battleground to sanctuary it would end, they've been fighting each other since forever and the reason sanctuary is important is because the nephalhem can top the balance in the favor of one side.
We are probably gonna fight angels, but not Tyrael.
Tyrael and Inarius are not brothers, they are considered "brothers" because they produce the same wavelenght or w/e but they dont regard each other as brothers, specially after what Inarius did, remember Tyrael is the archangel of justice.
Tyrael wanted sanctuary destroyed until one human convinced him that sanctuary deserved a chance and he has been protecting it ever since then, which probably got Imperius mad at him. He destroyed the worldstone because Baal merged his soulstone with it in order to enslave all humanity to help them destroy the high heavens. Also, their conflict is called eternal for a reason, not just because they would change their battleground to sanctuary it would end, they've been fighting each other since forever and the reason sanctuary is important is because the nephalhem can top the balance in the favor of one side.
We are probably gonna fight angels, but not Tyrael.


Actually, they did regard themselves as brothers (not in the literal sense, only in the sense of their close bond). Tyrael calls Inarius 'brother' before he is given to Mephisto's 'care' at the end of the Sin War.

Another minor note (but I feel like it is an important one): The High Heavens don't necessarily 'fear' humans. They simply see them as abominations. They are creatures who simply shouldn't exist because they are deemed unnatural. It is for this reason that Imperius wishes for their destruction.

And yea, up until right at the very end, Tyrael was pro-destruction of Sanctuary. It was only after witnessing Uldyssian's sacrifice that he sees the capacity for good in humans. He realizes that humans, unlike angels, do good deeds for the very sake of 'goodness,' not because they are mandated to like angels are. He's also the first (and so far only) angel to recognize that humans have the potential to become something greater than angels or demons.

Aside from those minor points, it was an excellent post and agree wholeheartedly. And +1 to Tyrael not being evil. It'd ruin the lore and overall appeal of the Diablo universe, in my opinion.

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