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The Lineage of Guardia: A Family Spanning the Ages [Book 1, Chapter 3]

The Zeal Archives
The Lineage of Guardia: A Family Spanning the Ages [Book 1, Chapter 3]
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With renewed energy and a plan to open a gate home, the two are on a hunt for knowledge as they pore through volume after volume in search of any hint as to how. Gaspar’s organizational system is less than chronological, and the two end up learning of his plans for world domination… and of the lasting legacy of another royal family, the Guardias. T and G discuss: * The long (and storied) lineage of the Guardias, from 65 000 000 B.C. to 2300 A.D., including a brief tangent about the lore of Chrono Cross. * The implications of time travel on familiar lineage, in particular, a discussion about how time travel works in the world of Chrono Trigger (but not in depth because holy crap that’s a whole episode on its own). * A comparison of the reign of the Guardia family to reigning governments, empires, and uninterrupted states in the world of… Earth (congratulations Ethiopia on almost 3000 years of uninterrupted statehood)! ## What is “the Race Against Time”? The Race Against Time is an annual charity livestreaming marathon run by [the Nickscast](https://thenickscast.com) where we get as many endings as possible in Chrono Trigger to raise money [for the Alzheimer Society of Canada](https://alzheimer.ca/)! This year’s event will be August 10 and 11th from noon until midnight each day. We hope to outdo all of our previous records and raise $1500 CAD. For more details on the event, you can check out the main website at [raceagainsttime.io](https://raceagainsttime.io), [our Twitch page](https://twitch.tv/theraceagainsttime) where we host the stream, or you can follow us on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/raceagainstio) or [Facebook](https://www.facebook.com/raceagainsttimeio) for news about guests, giveaways, and other special surprises! Heck, you can even [donate right now](https://raceagainsttime.io/donate)! ## Where to find us The Zeal Archives is a [Nickscast](https://thenickscast.com) production and can be found wherever fine podcasts are listened to, or at the source at [zealarchives.com](https://zealarchives.com) For news and other updates about the podcast, you can follow us on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/zealarchives) or [Facebook](https://facebook.com/zealarchives) @zealarchives For more about the hosts, Nick T and Nick G, check out [the Nickscast](https://thenickscast.com) on [Twitter](https://twitter.com/thenickscast), [Facebook](https://facebook.com/thenickscast), [Instagram](https://instagram.com/thenickscast), or [YouTube](https://youtube.com/thenickscast), all @thenickscast. ## Cast * Nick Green as (Nick) G and himself * Nick Terwoord as (Nick) T and himself * Nick Zacharewicz as Gaspar, the Guru of Time * [SMZeldaRules](https://smzeldarules.carrd.co/) as Lucca ## Credits **Production Credits** Editing, scripting, and podcast visual design by Nick Terwoord. Special thanks to [SMZeldaRules](https://smzeldarules.carrd.co/) for providing the voice of Lucca in the Race Against Time promo, Nick Zacharewicz for voicing Gaspar, Nick Green for making the production schedule work for both of us, and LuluRushCosplay for being patient with the podcast hosts! And an extra special thanks to Square Enix for making that game that we love, Chrono Trigger ...and for not suing us. **Music Credits** [01:24] Intro: [Inception](https://www.jamendo.com/track/1208449/inception) by [The ARTISANS Beats](https://www.jamendo.com/artist/464776/the-artisans-beats) used under [Jamendo’s standard license](https://help-licensing.jamendo.com/hc/en-us/articles/211293289-What-can-I-do-with-a-Standard-License-) [25:56] Outro: [Hymn of Valor](https://ocremix.org/album/7/chrono-trigger-chrono-symphonic) by Red Omen from [http://ocremix.org](http://ocremix.org) used under [ocremix.org content policy](http://ocremix.org/info/Content_Policy#If_you.27re_using_our_content_elsewhere_.28.22Terms_of_Use.22.29%E2%80%A6) [26:40] Social media music: [Inception](https://www.jamendo.com/track/1208449/inception) by [The ARTISANS Beats](https://www.jamendo.com/artist/464776/the-artisans-beats) used under [Jamendo’s standard license](https://help-licensing.jamendo.com/hc/en-us/articles/211293289-What-can-I-do-with-a-Standard-License-) [27:12] Race Against Time promotional music: [Temporal Distortion](https://ocremix.org/remix/OCR00789) by [Star Salzman](https://ocremix.org/artist/4403/star-salzman) from [http://ocremix.org](http://ocremix.org) used under [ocremix.org content policy](http://ocremix.org/info/Content_Policy#If_you.27re_using_our_content_elsewhere_.28.22Terms_of_Use.22.29%E2%80%A6)
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