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Anyone support this "You know why" thing? He explains why in the next sentence. Inclined to delete. Ashna is only showing concern anyone would show to a friend who is potentially depressed and maybe suicidal. Parson is only explaining that they know what his life is like. --Kreistor 07:25, 27 June 2009 (UTC)

No no, you see, if he was explaining to everyone, he'd have said "You all know why" but he doesn't. He makes it a point to specifically say it to Ashna. - NemFX 15:34, 27 June 2009 (UTC)

Huh? Ashna is the one who asked him, so why should the reply be directed to anybody else? SteveMB 15:48, 27 June 2009 (UTC)
That's really weak. And it is doubtful that a gamer would make a point of suggesting a sexual relationship in this instance. It suggests he isn't keeping it professional. It's important to a GM to remain objective and fair to all players, so referencing such a relationship in the presence of others is a very unprofessional choice. Parson is, we are lead to believe, the ultimate gamer, or at least the best gamer that would be willing to give up his life on Earth. Even thinking about a sexual relationship with a player ought to make his skin crawl, but if he did break down and give in, he would never hint at it in front of the other males, revealing the possibility of impropriety. It may be that Ashna has known him for longer, but this can be adequately explained by the fact that only Ashna is bringing up the subject. She asks and so he responds to her only: he may merely believe the other three don't need the explanation. Parson is a thinker, and this is merely Parson telling Ashna that she doesn't need to ask, because she is already aware of everything she needs to know to answer the question. Nothing he uses to epxplain isn't obvious to we the readers, and is far more obvious to his friends. --Kreistor 15:51, 27 June 2009 (UTC)
Eh, depends on the tone of voice really, since its speculation, I'd say keep, its certainly possible. Plus Kreistor, you seem to be extropolating a lot yourself from a brief statement.--Doran 16:26, 27 June 2009 (UTC)
One can speculate that Parson is a green alien, if one wants: that doesn't mean it should be included as Spec on Parson's page. The general idea is that spec advances to Prop C advances to Canon. We have every piece of information on this subject we will ever have. It will never advance to Prop C, because Parson isn't going home in the foreseeable future: the comic is called Erfworld, not Sliders. It's clearly highly controversial, and it helps the analysis of Parson not at all. It's unprovable, will never be provable inside the scope of the comic, and so is a cute pet theory, but not justifiable to include even as Spec. Move it to Epileptic Twees, or take it up on the forum to look for serious support. I'm deleting it without anything other than opinion on a three word sentence taken out of context. --Kreistor 16:47, 27 June 2009 (UTC)
Not improvable --Doran 11:37, 28 June 2009 (UTC)

I didn't say it was a sexual relationship, I just meant that from how I interpreted it, it seems like Ashna has more backstory with Parson than anyone else there. Granted, that was already assumed given that she shows some degree of compassion, but I think it just adds more to it. - NemFX 17:29, 27 June 2009 (UTC)