Suicide ****EXTREME SPOILERS*******

#1 Posted by InternetCrab (1504 posts) -

 
Hey duders! So i have only gotten to the 3rd chapter, but in the i think 1st Chapter, in a cutscene, Prophet kills himself. Why does he kill himself? I haven't played the first Crysis. 
 
Please, i need answers to this!

#2 Edited by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@InternetCrab said:

"  Hey duders! So i have only gotten to the 3rd chapter, but in the i think 1st Chapter, in a cutscene, Prophet kills himself. Why does he kill himself? I haven't played the first Crysis.  Please, i need answers to this! "

It explains it near the end. 
 
 
The suit is symbiotic...it only would work on him wile he was alive. So even know it was on you. It would not work fully. Until he was dead. 
#3 Posted by EuanDewar (5098 posts) -

EXTREEEEEME

#4 Posted by Twisted_Scot (1180 posts) -

Wasn't he dying from being infected, at least i thought that's what he said at the very beginning. Then had to do the deed to let Alcatraz control the suit because it was 
symbiotic.

#5 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Twisted_Scot said:
" Wasn't he dying from being infected, at least i thought that's what he said at the very beginning. Then had to do the deed to let Alcatraz control the suit because it was  symbiotic. "
#6 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -

You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery. 

#7 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
The suit did not carry the virus. The host did.  
#8 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man said:
" @Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
The suit did not carry the virus. The host did.   "
Well from the way that most of the people wore gas-masks and hazmat suits in the game, you'd assume it's airborne. 
#9 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Geno said:
" @The_Laughing_Man said:
" @Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
The suit did not carry the virus. The host did.   "
Well from the way that most of the people wore gas-masks and hazmat suits in the game, you'd assume it's airborne.  "
The suit is SEMI organic.  
 
Alcatraz gets infected early on anyways. 
#10 Posted by Yanngc33 (4461 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man said:
" @Geno said:
" @The_Laughing_Man said:
" @Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
The suit did not carry the virus. The host did.   "
Well from the way that most of the people wore gas-masks and hazmat suits in the game, you'd assume it's airborne.  "
The suit is SEMI organic.   Alcatraz gets infected early on anyways.  "
But I thought that the suit  protected you from the virus, how on earth did prophet get infected?
#11 Edited by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@Yanngc33 said:

" @The_Laughing_Man said:

" @Geno said:
" @The_Laughing_Man said:
" @Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
The suit did not carry the virus. The host did.   "
Well from the way that most of the people wore gas-masks and hazmat suits in the game, you'd assume it's airborne.  "
The suit is SEMI organic.   Alcatraz gets infected early on anyways.  "
But I thought that the suit  protected you from the virus, how on earth did prophet get infected? "
He went inside the main base. And was exposed from right at the start of the invasion. And no the suit did not protect him. Didnt you see his face all messed up? 
#12 Posted by Raineko (431 posts) -
@Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
I think if there were still infected particles in the suit the suit would just eliminate it, we all know the suit is a ridiculous thing that repairs itself and heals you completely even if you get thrown out of an airplane.
#13 Posted by Geno (6477 posts) -
@Raineko said:
" @Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
I think if there were still infected particles in the suit the suit would just eliminate it, we all know the suit is a ridiculous thing that repairs itself and heals you completely even if you get thrown out of an airplane. "
Yeah but you could say the same for when Prophet was in the suit. 
#14 Posted by Raineko (431 posts) -
@Geno said:
" @Raineko said:
" @Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
I think if there were still infected particles in the suit the suit would just eliminate it, we all know the suit is a ridiculous thing that repairs itself and heals you completely even if you get thrown out of an airplane. "
Yeah but you could say the same for when Prophet was in the suit.  "
But Prophet was already infected and at that point the alien virus was still unknown to the suit.
#15 Posted by bybeach (4994 posts) -

That story was muddy as hell. Prophet was infected obviously though, and spoke of himself as a dead dude ambulating
 
Wonder about the 'you don't look so good' comments to Alcatraz though I suspect I know the answer in a general way. the end of the game, that could be a bit clarified also.
#16 Edited by darkwingduck (174 posts) -
@InternetCrab said:
"  Hey duders! So i have only gotten to the 3rd chapter, but in the i think 1st Chapter, in a cutscene, Prophet kills himself. Why does he kill himself? I haven't played the first Crysis.  Please, i need answers to this! "
      Prophet got infected by the alien virus, which makes him unable to carry out his mission, he sees alcatraz (you) , who has shattered lungs and whatnot because his body was basically destroyed by the aliens. so since prophet is going to die anyways he decides to give the suit (which can easily heal normal wounds) and his mission to alcatraz. however, since the suit is symbiotic and thus doesnt work on the carrier until the previous one is dead (not sure about that part but it sounds plausible) , he has to kill himself   

@Raineko said:

" @Geno said:

" @Raineko said:
" @Geno said:
" You don't need to know much about the first game; it's basically what it said in the beginning, Prophet got infected somehow and had to find a replacement, he killed himself to end the suffering sooner. Though, why you aren't infected as well by wearing the same skin-tight suit as him is a mystery.  "
I think if there were still infected particles in the suit the suit would just eliminate it, we all know the suit is a ridiculous thing that repairs itself and heals you completely even if you get thrown out of an airplane. "
Yeah but you could say the same for when Prophet was in the suit.  "
But Prophet was already infected and at that point the alien virus was still unknown to the suit. "
exactly! since the suit is semi-organic , it can ( and has to ) evolve in order to cure the virus which was unknown to the suit before. when prophet wore the suit it dindnt have the enough (any?) information on the virus, no info - no cure .
#17 Posted by Pixeldemon (243 posts) -

As for the suicide, he clearly says he has to "break the link" with the suit, and his death is the only way to accomplish that.    
 
Actually, I think that one of the coolest things about this game is that the suit is essentially Alcatraz's tomb.  He is mortally wounded in the initial attack, but the suit's symbiotic functions sustain his life (hence the references to dead-men-walking).

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