Urf wrote:The jester is Jillian's projection of a conscience, in the image of her father crossed with her opinions of him. It's a complicated sort of thing, but the jester is an archetype mashup, personal to Jillian.
Yes, yes, that's the signamancy
of it. But the fact remains that her father was physically there, in the room, when the hallucinations started. Exactly where the jester appeared. And this time around, it's not just in Jillian's head, so what other people are saying is coming from the actual people and not just Jillian thinking of what they would
Wanda has had a long, long history with the Buds by this point, so she's mostly lucid.
Jack is a foolamancer and... well, Jack
, so he's as lucid as he ever is.
Jillian is starting to get some tolerance for the Buds, and
has Wanda & Jack supporting her, so she's a bit more on the ball.
For Betsy, Rusty & Banhammer, this is their first trip and they seem to be sedated, manic & had their restraints removed, respectively.
I'm starting to think that maybe tranquility, etiquette & pacifism don't
come naturally or easily to Banhammer, and if he wasn't as dedicated to his ideals as he was, he'd be as brash & bloodthirsty as Jillian.