What exactly makes a central part of the story a background element that shouldn't be focused on?
Edward logic. It's to Edward what the Force is to Star Wars or nanomachines to Metal Gear. --- "After this generation, Sony and Microsoft will have so much money they won't want to make any more consoles"-Michael Pachter
I'm fine with Big Boss being there, just not being as overblown as he got. Like Wesker. --- Before you die you see the Tails Doll---Backdrop Observer of the Metroid: Other M board Apparently Edward: Wise Old Sage of Korodai