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Old 11-12-2013, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Jadis-the-White View Post
Aslan himself was not sure of the Deeper Magic and did not know if as a innocent being ect that he would come back as it was never done before. Aslan the night before the battle told Peter what to do and how he should deploy his army, Peter asked him will he not be there and Aslan said I can make no promise of that, so he was not sure that he would come back.
But Aslan was sure of his resurrection because he told the girls:
'...she would have read there a different incantation. She would have known that when a willing victim who had committed no treachery in a traitor's stead, the Table would crack and Death itself would start working backwards.'

He knew that Death would work backwards- there is no 'even' in the text as was in the film.
Notice his use of start- meaning perhaps that he didn't know how long it would take. Therefore he could give no promise to Peter because he wasn't at the battle for the majority of it.
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