When the sacrifices space forcibly summoned in the room through Father, Alphonse's spirit isn't present. In the white room, Alphonse cases that he desires his body back but refuses to execute so speak "I can't struggle in a body prefer this". This seems to imply that he can have gotten his body back at that suggest and went back to the real people with his soul ago in his human body. However if this to be the case, Izumi and also Edward would have actually just choose to get everything they were missing back. Since in the show, castle don't acquire their respective body components back, the scene with Alphonse and also his physical body doesn't make lot sense. Anyone care to explain?


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I don't think so. If the had take away his body ago right then, the still would have actually been stuck in the gate. It take it Ed's sacrifice to "balance the books" and get Al's body and soul ago from Truth. Together for why Al refused to rejoin his body and also soul appropriate then with the logic of "I require this armor body ideal now and can't fight through my real one", i think the was an ext along the lines of the not discovering at the time that he, by himself, couldn't return to the real people with his genuine body.

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I hope I'm making sense here lol.


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From what I’ve been able come rationalize it is due as well that once some point dies. Every it means is your “souls vessel” is broken. The body division down and becomes component of “the whole”. While the is keep going The heart goes where ever before it does. (Recycled into an additional body? Transferred right into another type of energy? that knows where souls yes, really go.) it is the regular cycle in ~ least.

Human Transmutation stops working for rather of a an excellent reasons

A heart brought earlier from death, deserve to not exist perfectly in ~ a vessel the is no its original. (Berry the choppers soul was ripped native his vessel somewhat damaging it, and put claimed soul in a suit of armor. The armor doesn’t decay, or weaken. But the spongy body that was left behind, had actually a pets soul placed inside the it. So the body started to react and also decay.)

You don’t always call back the exactly soul. (And therefore, the developed vessel indigenous the transmutation no look choose it is mean too.)

When Ed and also Al did their HT they tried to speak to their mother’s heart back. (which they did not). And the an outcome was a fear show. The trade in your transmutation to be Al’s whole body and also soul. And Ed’s Leg.

Note, I stated it was traded. Not destroyed. Broken down sure, yet it’s parts were an extremely much still on the other side the the gate. (They usage this concept in FMA 2003, i beg your pardon is why wrath has eds arm and leg). (This must have been a little of affect from arakawa).

Ed climate trades his eight for al’s soul and bonds it come a item of armor. (Leaving the “intact” body beyond the gate).

Now we dont view Barry the choppers soul getting “called back” like Al’s because his vessel already has a spirit in it. However Al’s ship is perfectly fine, however it is soulless.

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During the finishing scenes alphonse does kind of toy through the idea of having his human body back, but he would be grounding in it. He wouldn’t have the ability to “fight” because he would still be “traded”. He’d be gone. Back where it started so to speak.