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M is for Mordin

MThere were a lot of choices for characters for M. At one point I thought about doing Morrigan from Dragon Age, but felt that I needed to give her a bit more time than I feel I have right now. So, instead I decided to go with a different franchise that we loved from around the same time and settled on Mordin Solus from Mass Effect. Mordin was introduced in Mass Effect 2 as the Salarian scientist who had worked on the genophage project against the Krogan. Mordin believes in doing the right thing, but believes that there are multiple paths to get there. He is not motivated by the heart, but by logic and truth. If the end will make things better then how you get there is okay. The genophage is a good example because they seriously altered the course of Krogan history and even culture by changing their biology, but the Krogan would have spread and destroyed like locusts if they had not been stopped. It was a situation that did not have many good answers and Mordin came up with a solution and stands by it. At the same time he is open to discussion about a different way. Continue reading