In the 1977 film Wizards, Avatar says:

Oh yeah... one more thing: I'm glad you changed your last name, you son of a bitch!

But neither Blackwolf, nor Avatar ever had a last name. What was he on about?

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    +1 for a question about Wizards. Just because we were never told their last name doesn't mean they don't have one. – Jack B Nimble Jan 19 '12 at 15:46
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    "They killed Franz! ..." – dmckee Jan 19 '12 at 18:55
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    @dmckee: I thought it was Fritz. – Keith Thompson Jan 19 '12 at 21:42
  • @Keith, I think you're right. It's been a while since I saw that movie... – dmckee Jan 20 '12 at 0:58
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    @dmckee My friends still attest I never showed them the movie :D – AncientSwordRage Jan 20 '12 at 10:58

I think it was to imply that Avatar wanted to disassociate himself from Blackwolf as much as possible, probably out of shame of being related to him, especially after the horrible actions he'd taken against his own people.

  • Agreed he wanted to disassociate himself, but he could have said "You were never really my brother!" or something.... – AncientSwordRage Jan 19 '12 at 18:14
  • @Pureferret: He could have, but the way he stated it is a bit more subtle. (But that final phrase, if taken literally, is quite ironic.) – Keith Thompson Jan 19 '12 at 21:43
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    Right, but this to me seems much more cutting. Almost as if Blackwolf no longer has any claim to his own past. Avatar is effectively rejecting him not only as his brother, but as a part of his history. – Adele C Jan 20 '12 at 2:19

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