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 Post subject: Could Termi be Paseo?
PostPosted: Fri Jul 18, '08, 7:47 pm 
I recently played through Nei's Adventure (having finally found a way around a bug in the remake that makes it unfinishable). While doing so and researching the game online, I noticed that there is a statue of Alis and Myau in the city, near the Central Tower. It sounds a lot like the statue in Termi during Phantasy Star IV. Do you think Termi and Paseo could be located in the same place, or was the statue perhaps moved out of Paseo at some point?

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 22, '08, 1:43 pm 
The statue of Alis with Myau was created in memory of the heroine (and "her" cat) that visited that town in AW382 before dethroning LaShiec. Well... the only moments that "the person of courage" was alone with her cat (which actually wasn't her pet but Odin's friend) was after trading a laconian pot by Myau (Paseo) and before freed Odin from Medusa's curse (in Palma).

If Termi is not Paseo, then Alis, between those moments (saving Myau and meeting Odin), traveled through Termi (which couldn't be too far away from Paseo). However, Termi is uncharted in PSI and it is impossible for us to witness Alis' actions in that town (this still doesn’t mean that Termi and Paseo are different towns).

So, let's see similarities between Termi (PSIV) and Paseo (PSII):
1- In both PSII and PSIV there are people that moved to Paseo/Termi because it was a peaceful town compared to the nearby town. Basically in PSIV there were a lot of earthquakes that were destroying their houses and Termi was the only village they could move since quicksand was blocking the way to the other towns. In PSII scoundrels were destroying houses and they couldn't move to any other towns but Paseo because Darum was blocking the way.

2-Like Paseo, Termi has a plateau (the hill where the statue is). We know that Paseo in PSII has a hill because Grandma from clone lab suggested us to burry Nei2nd there (she eventually was taken by Lutz? from there and placed in Silver Dome before AW1999).

3-Termi (PSIV) and Paseo (PSII) are geographical compatible in terms of location. To tell you the truth I always thought Paseo in PSIV was located somewhere near the valley of Tonoe or even underwater between Tonoe and Zema. However I was ignoring the rest of Motabia’s land so, in a global view Termi MAY be the exactly location of Paseo (like in PSII it would be at EAST of Piata and Zema (and NE of Uzo).

...And I think the statue wasn't moved because Citizens of Termi have a tradition of good artisans (they do this kind of things), they stated Alis passed by there (and the statue was related to those events, consequently they built it there as an homage to her)....... there also seems to be an entrance to the gubernator’s city hall or an entrance for a city council (I really can't tell but it would make since if the gubernator of Motabia placed the statue in front of the gubernator’s house).


I can't tell for sure, but if Termi is really Paseo that would explain why Lutz (Rune IMO) erected his tower there. Maybe that was where the old Naharu tower was or, at least, according to PSI game actions (not the “physical” map) Paseo was the nearest town to that tower. Lutz may have visited Paseo many times since he and the gubernator had good relations at that time (he even sent him a letter).

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