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Formians [RESOLVED]

Formians do not appear anywhere in Axis in post-3.5E material, and it has been stated multiple times on the forum by developers that there's a retcon: they are no longer outsiders or have any major presence in Axis. I think their mention here is not quite appropriate, but I don't know for sure how I should remove it. - HTD (talk) 00:30, 26 November 2018 (UTC)

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Can you link to the forum sources explaining this conflict's resolution? -Oznogon (talk) 02:00, 26 November 2018 (UTC)
[1], [2] and [3] (as well as some others that I probably missed). This looks like a rather complicated case, so I didn't edit the page outright just yet. - HTD (talk) 04:21, 26 November 2018 (UTC)
Thanks. In this context, this is simple enough to resolve with a more general, non-conflicting statement. The focus is on inevitables; listing specific parties to the agreement from TGB is less necessary. -Oznogon (talk) 04:28, 26 November 2018 (UTC)
On further research, formians do appear in Axis in post-3.5 content, in Shadow of the Storm Tyrant as bringing gigas to Axis's defense, and in articles about Irori in Jade Regent (adventure path) and Inner Sea Gods. Since this is not relevant to inevitables, there's no need to rehash for these purposes. See also Talk:Axis/Conflicts, created to capture this conflict-by-absence, which we do not have a clear policy to resolve. -Oznogon (talk) 05:05, 26 November 2018 (UTC)