Originally Posted by Aquillion
Ansom is basically the same as he always was. He just switched one stick up his ass for another; now he thinks that arkentools give people the right to rule others, rather than noble bloodlines. He might be more amusing this way, though; I do find his about-face to be slightly amusing overall, even if it's magically-induced. It somehow seems to fit with his character.
As I noted earlier, that's a common phenomenon in the real world -- a fanatic who loses his faith is likely to simply find something else to be fanatical about.