25What Do You Eat In Limbo?
During the entirety of the series, Al is trapped in a metal suit of armor. He is unable to eat, sleep, or feel anything. So if Alchemy is reliant on equivalent exchange, where did his body go? Eventually, we learn that it has been chilling at the gate (sort of
like limbo) ever since the boys tried to bring their mother back. Next time we see his body, Al has lost an incredible amount of weight and his hair has grown long. But how did he survive without the proper nutrition after all those years?