Evil Mani Mani/Ness's Nightmare Connection Theory
Okay, I have a theory as to how Evil Mani Mani (From this point on reffered to as the Statue) and Ness's Nightmare (From this point on reffered to as the Nightmare) are connected... It's possible that the Nightmare isn't just part of Ness's mind. The Nightmare may be something inside of everyones mind that is a manifestation of their inner evil. Giygas's race could possibly have biult the Statue in the Nightmare's likeness in order to control people via their inner evil. Which would explain quite a lot... But that's just my theory...Lord Xale 19:51, 8 July 2008 (UTC)
You mind if I add something?
Saying that everyone has an inner Nightmare is like saying everyone has their own Magicant. Besides, the Statue brings out the evil in the minds of men, right? Ness's evil side was possibly intensified by the Statue, and it got so strong that it became like the being that made it stronger.
But like you said, it is just a theory. Beta Knight 22:27, 6 January 2009 (UTC)
There are lots of possibilities...Ness might have imagined his inner evil to appear like that because of having seen the Mani Mani, or the Mani Mani could have had an effect on his mind (a-la Xale's theory), or lots of stuff. Maybe going to Moonside did something...interesting thoughts though ^_^ A.K.A : Evil Overlord of Randomness. 07:45, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
The Mani Mani statue is a channel of Giygas's Power. Because Ness does not yet know what Giygas actually looks like, it is seen as the Mani Mani statue. POGOPUNK32 22:13, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
I have a new theory, so forget the one up top.
The Mani Mani creates illusions (i.e. Moonside), so this may create illusions in people, causing them to go crazy. Ness's Nightmare, along with Ness's good side, created Magicant, yet another illusion. It is possible, therefore, that Giygas knew someone was going to stop him, so he created an effect in the statue that would transfer its evil to the mind of the chosen one in order to hinder him.
Honestly, I just thought about this today. Beta Knight 23:29, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
Are we sure mani mani is from 'manipulate'? In Japanese it means 'at the mercy of'