Edit "All things are made from one, and all things will return to one. The body and the soul are attracted to each other because its connected by the mind. The sun represents the male, the moon the female. When the sun and moon merge, they will become a single creature thats both male and female.
Alchemists have the ability, with the help of patterns called Transmutation Circles, to create almost anything they desire. However, when they do so, they must provide something of equal value in accordance with the Law of Equivalent Exchange. The only things Alchemists are forbidden from transmuting are humans and gold.
There has never been a successful human transmutation; those who attempt it lose a part of their body and the result is a horrific inhuman mass. All living things possess their own Gate of Truth, and per the Gaea hypothesis heavenly bodies like planets also have their own Gates of Truth.
Homunculi have numerous superhuman abilities unique amongst each other and look down upon all humanity. There are several cities throughout Amestris. Outside of Amestris, there are few named countries, and none are seen in the main story.
The main foreign country is Xing.
Plot[ edit ] Edward and Alphonse Elric live in the rural town of Resembool with their mother Trishatheir father Van Hohenheim having left without a reason. Edward bears a grudge against their father as he and Alphonse showed a talent for alchemy before Trisha died of the plague.
After finishing their alchemy training under Izumi Curtisthe brothers attempt to bring their mother back with alchemy. But the transmutation backfires and in law with equivalent exchange, Edward loses fullmetal alchemist transmutation circle writing activity left leg while Alphonse is dragged into the Gate of Truth.
One such lead results in them exposing a corrupt religious leader in the city of Liore while unaware of events occurring behind the scenes by the mysterious Homunculi. After the Homunculi hinder them by destroying the hidden laboratory, the brothers are joined by Winry as they attempt to find an alternate means to restore themselves.
After their defeat at the hands of Scar, the Elric Brothers decide to visit their teacher Izumi Curtis in the city of Dublith, hoping that she might be able to train them in higher forms of alchemy.
This backfires when she discovers their failed attempt at Human Transmutation, with Izumi telling the Elrics how she committed human transmutation on her stillborn child. Izumi expels them as her apprentices, though following a determined argument, she allows them to stay with her for extra training.
Meanwhile, Scar forms a small band with the Xingese princess May Changwho also seeks the stone, and a former military officer named Yoki whom the Elrics exposed as a corrupt official.
Father considers killing Lin for not being one of the human sacrifices like the Elrics. Instead, he makes Lin the vessel of a new incarnation of Greed with the Elrics attempting to escape upon seeing Scar.
Edward has Envy admit to having caused the Ishbalan civil war, whilst Scar meets Winry and realises the evil nature of his desire for revenge. Soon after, with Winry used against them as a hostage, the Elrics are allowed to continue their quest as long as they no longer oppose Father.
Mustang receives a similar threat with his subordinates scattered to the other military branches. At the same time, finding Dr. The Elrics eventually reach Fort Briggs under the command of General Olivier Armstrongrevealing what they know following the discovery of an underground tunnel beneath Briggs made by the Homunculus Sloth.
Forced to work with Solf J. The protagonists, having assembled days prior, orchestrate an all-out attack on Central with Sloth, Envy, and Wrath killed in the process while Gluttony was devoured by Pride.
Despite the opposition, Father manages to activate the nationwide transmutation once the Elrics, Izumi, Hohenheim are gathered along with Mustang after being forced by Pride to perform Human Transmutation. Hohenheim and Scar activate the countermeasures put in place by Hohenheim to save the Amestrians, causing Father to become unstable from housing the absorbed superior being within him without the souls needed to subdue it.
This causes Father to implode out of reality while dragged into the Gate of Truth from which he was created. The Elrics return home months later, still motivated by those they failed to save in learning new forms of alchemy to prevent repeated tragedies.Transmutation Circles Edit The Foundation of Alchemy's power is the circle.
The circle shows the nature of the power and you may activate the power by writing Alchemy formulas there. The transmutation circles in Fullmetal Alchemist always looked familiar to me, but I could never place my finger on why.
What, if anything, are they based on? What, if . Words written on the Human Transmutation circle where "Pale white and black with false citrine imperfect white and red. The peacock 's feather in bright colours, the rainbow in the sky above. The spotted panther, the green lion the crow s beak blu. The Nationwide Transmutation Circle (国土錬成陣, Kokudo Renseijin), as it is most often referred to, is a gigantic Transmutation Circle being dug in the form of an interconnecting underground tunnel that travels all around the nation of Amestris.
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