Although, I don’t think they make a thing called crystacide, and I’ve never heard of a crystal control service…
Seriously, Starfox 64 lied to you poor fools, a Barrel roll requires you to ascend whilst doing the spin, it’s the Aileron roll that is where the altitude is kept at an even state while the plane spins in a screw-like fashion.
It would be akin to having someone sign a contract under heavy duress, such as at gun point or after the one forcing them to sign the contract viciously beats someone up to show an example of what would happen to the one signing the contract if he doesn’t do it.
Besides, “Crysottoman” is a bit of a mouthful, isn’t it?
((It’s been taking all of my willpower not to go into a Mana Khemia reference binge, if anyone played that game, you’d know why))
Traveling through the Expanse is actually how I got back to this reality after being flung into the realm of the Eldritch beings a few Halloweens back.
It’s also what I use to travel out to the Eldritch realm whenever I need some help from them, or to visit for a poker tournament.
The thing is, the Crystal Barrel’s not hollow, and to be a drum you have to reverberate sound through a hollow area.
Also, it doesn’t give off the same creepy feel as the two Crystacacti.
((Surprisingly, crystal barrels are harder to make than crystal cacti, who’d have thought?))