Huntik: Secrets and Seekers "The Legacy of Thor" Talkback (Spoilers)

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  1. D Dubbs

    D Dubbs Wish Upon A Star

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    Meet the cast of Huntik: Secrets and Seekers


    The Huntik Foundation:

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    Lok Lambert was just a normal, fun-loving high school kid, struggling to stay awake in his classes and wishing for a life of adventure. After finding his father's Amulet and becoming a Seeker, Lok puts his enthusiasm, intuition and natural talent to the test as he is introduced to Sophie Casterwill, Dante Vale, and the world of Seekers in Huntik. A childhood playing games with his father has gifted Lok Lambert with an uncanny knack for puzzles, and now Lok takes on ancient riddles every day of the week. Learning under fire, Lok improves by leaps and bounds, on his way to becoming a top Huntik Seeker. When he needs a hand, he calls on Cherit, a capricious winged Titan who is filled with wise advice on the ancient world of Titans and Seekers.


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    Sophie Casterwill is a book-smart, athletic, honorable and clever young lady of about Lok's age. She seems to be quite proper and mature, but she's not afraid to dish out some punishment when the action gets rolling. Sophie thinks that what she learns in books can prepare her for the real world, and that gets her into trouble. As the last surviving noble of the Casterwill family, Sophie has been raised from birth to be a Seeker. She is not actually part of the Huntik Foundation, but they have an alliance based on the need to fight evil. When talking gets to nowhere, Sophie Casterwill uses powerful attack and defense magic along with Sabriel, an elegant Titan that favors speed over brawn.


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    As the top Operative of the Huntik Foundation, Dante Vale is the king of treasure hunters. With the mind of a hard-boiled detective, the body of an extreme sports athlete and the nerves of a cowboy gunslinger at High Noon, Dante leads the team and serves as a big-brother to Lok. Dante Vale is the Huntik Foundation's top Seeker and the leader of the adventuring group of Lok, Sophie, and Zhalia. Known worldwide for his wit, strength, and collection of powerful Titans, Dante is a friend to every hero and an enemy to every villain. Along with his signature Titan, the powerful Caliban, Dante Vale has played an enormous role in several major events in the modern Seeker world.


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    Zhalia Moon is a tough, streetwise, elegant and a capable lone wolf, always ready to take on her team's good humor with her sharp tongue and sarcasm. Few understand the true Zhalia Moon. The variety of roles she has played in the lives of those around her is vast: orphan, daughter, protege, operative, villain, hero, and friend.


    The Organization:


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    The ultimate dominator, The Professor lives to control. He is capable of being sly and manipulative, but rarely has to resort to such actions. Normally, the absolute fear he inspires is enough. The Professor has no ethics, and will do anything to expand The Organization and his power base. He is also the type who likes to manage every facet of The Organization himself, and make every decision personally. If any of his underlings fail him, he will not hesitate to have them removed.


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    Defoe is a scheming, self-proclaimed mastermind. He leads the small force ordered to track down Lok’s journal and demands total obedience, even though his tactics often put his own men in serious danger. Defoe is willing to do anything to complete his missions, no matter how depraved and evil. Alongside his loyal right-hand man, Grier, DeFoe's mission has been the same for months: track Dante Vale and his team of Huntik Foundation Seekers and stop them from interfering in the Organization's plans. With endless hatred, Huntik DeFoe pursues Dante and friends using his squad of Suit operatives, his signature Titan, the venomous Kreutalk, and an array of poisonous powers.


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    [FONT=Tahoma,Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,Sans-serif]Grier serves as Defoe's right hand man. Rarely speaking, he seems to be an ordinary thug at first, but he carries himself with a subtle nobility. Grier believes that with The Organization's domination, there will come universal order that will keep all people in line and prevent wars. In combat, Grier uses magic that makes him faster and much stronger than any normal human. With him fights Breaker, a mighty Titan that hits hard with a combination of strength and speed.[/FONT]​


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    [FONT=Tahoma,Verdana,Arial,Helvetica,Sans-serif]The Suits are the lowest minions of The Organization. Dressed in dark suits, they are the pawns Organization operatives use to achieve their nefarious goals. The Suits' greatest asset is their sheer numbers, but they also make capable[/FONT]spies and are excellent at information gathering. In battle, The Suits fight with a variety of magic and Titans. Just as The Organization brings about cold, unfeeling order with the help of savage evil deeds, its troops fight both with the cold Mindrone and the savage Redcap.
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    Huntik: Secrets & Seekers: Episode 07: The Legacy of Thor

    Original American air date: February 14, 2009

    Research leads the team to check out a hidden Norse temple and wonder if the ancient god Thor could have been a Seeker.​
     
  2. Vernikova

    Vernikova ★ No One's Dream Anymore ☆

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    I'm still waiting for the really great episode in the series. This wasn't it. I found the episode to be average if nothing else. The action scenes were good and the pacing has come back to normal. The next episode should be more action packed so I actually can't wait. The Norse legends were also very interesting.
     
  3. Light Lucario

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    There was something wrong with the channel where I lived so I missed a good chuck of the episode. I did hear about the Norse legends, which were interesting, but I didn't get much else. Hopefully, I'll be able to see this episode later and the new episode next week.
     
  4. Ian

    Ian ¡Mierda santa! ¡Ninjas!

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    Now this is more like it. We're out of the olde European cities and into something different, with different villains, and a different feel. I hope it lasts. We haven't really had a good Globe-Trotting cartoon since "The Real Adventures of Johnny Quest" , so I'm glad to see that this seems to be heading in that direction.

    The show also reminds me, in some respects, of the Gargoyles World Tour, and it's particular efforts to tie different legends together. It makes me wonder if we'll be seeing stuff like the Cu Chulain legend referenced.

    I also like the glimpses to the greater Huntik foundation. Anybody have any idea who plays the different Huntik members aside from the main four?

    Maybe it's just the cultural differences between Europe and here, but I found it somewhat strange that a cartoon which so freely throws around Gods, Churches, Dead People, and Historical events (things that are usually danced around in American cartoons), also feels the need to explain what stuff like rainbows are.

    Yay for assymetrical skirts!

    So yeah. The show still isn't impressive, but it's gaining legs. Here's hoping the improvement continues.
     
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  5. creativerealms

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    And now we have two. If you like Secret Saturdays that is not everyone does.
     
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    I honestly couldn't stop thinking about Marvel's Thor everytime his legend was brought up.

    I enjoyed this episode, particularly because it wasn't feeling as cramped as other episodes were. Most of the time, they try to squeeze in too much info and fight scenes during a chase, but this time they cut back on it.

    I can't wait to see part two, these guys don't look like they rely on spells to fight.
     
  7. D Dubbs

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    Here you go: http://www.4kidstv.com/huntik/the-legacy-of-thor/107
     
  8. Light Lucario

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    Thanks for the link. I was able to understand much more of the episode. I like how this episode didn't feel as rushed with battles and information as some of the other episodes have been. I personally loved hearing about the legend and folklore of Thorn from Sophie's book. It also seems that Lok is getting better at using some of his spells and he's coming up with some nice plans. I really liked how they got the rainbow bridge to come up and then they crossed it. Overall, a nice and enjoyable episode. I'll be looking foreword to part two next week.
     
  9. TheTerror

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    Damn, I missed this episode due to work and have not been able to visit 4Kids' site to see if they put it on their video service yet, but I will soon. A friend of mine said it was a fun episode though, with tons of story.
     
  10. creativerealms

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    This episode was a bit slower and that was a good thing. Also it's nice to take a break from the Orginazation for a while. Yeah they are the main villains but it's annoying having the same villain every episode.
     
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    Definatly. It gets redundant if they are plastered all over the series, but I wonder what kind of villains they will encounter once the plot with The Orginization begins to die down?
     
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    This episode was good but not great i like how they did not try to do so much with this one like the others that came before it
     
  13. Viper

    Viper I'll Never Forget You Two!

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    Here are my thoughts on this ep:

    1. It was funny when Lok mistook the museum directory for artwork.:p

    2. I liked how they used their titans to fend off against that ice giant's creatures. I also liked when Lok & Sophie used their special abilities to finish the job.:) Plus, I loved how Dante's magma titan and Montague gave those winged creatures a pounding!:D

    Not much of an ep, mainly because they were busy trying to make it to the temple in one piece.:sad: However, it still had some good moments IMO. I give it 3.5 stars.:) I gave it an extra star for seeing Sophie in a nice belly shirt!:anime:
     

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