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I can bury a part in fearsome.
Can make the second letter fly, which is awesome.
I can behead, but I ain't no killer.
Can finish off anything, but I ain't no murderer.
Endless, lifeless, I can be heartless.
Changing a trap into a chunk can be seamless.
I can destroy things, just to make something new.
Can help connect things, to help a few.
I may be even, I may be odd, Or just the one who tells you the way.
Or I may be just the start or the end, or may be just a say.
Two of those non letter thingy arrive, things are blown up.
I play no role when the the things double up.

What am I?

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  • $\begingroup$ I would answer "String operations"… well at least for half of it, but not all :/ $\endgroup$ – Jan Ivan Apr 3 '17 at 13:08
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I think the answer is

Indicator as in crosswords/wordplays. Starting with container(ear>part>fearsome), homophones(b>bee), deletion(behead,heartless,endless,finish off), anagram(trap>part>chunk), anagram(destroy>new), charades(join may be), letter sequences(even,odd), acrostic(start,end*). Also, I am not entirely sure but, two non letter could be &lit clues with ! > &!. And double def's hardly use indicators. The title was a hint I took.

Explanations

I can bury a part in fearsome.

Container(ear>part>fearsome)

Can make the second letter fly, which is awesome.

Homophones(b>bee)

I can behead, but I ain't no killer.

Deletion(Behead)

Can finish off anything, but I ain't no murderer.

Deletion(Finish Off)

Endless, lifeless, I can be heartless.

Deletion(Endless, Lifeless, Heartless)

Changing a trap into a chunk can be seamless.

Anagram(Trap $\rightarrow$ Part $\rightarrow$ Chunk)

I can destroy things, just to make something new.

Anagram(Destroy a word to make a new one)

Can help connect things, to help a few.

Charades(connecting words)

I may be even, I may be odd, Or just the one who tells you the way. Or I may be just the start or the end, or may be just a say.

Letter Sequences(start,end,even,odd) Homophones(Say)

Two of those non letter thingy arrive, things are blown up.

&lit clues with "!" don't often have indicators.

I play no role when the the things double up.

Double definitions don't have indicators most often or may be never.

Title : Pointing the right direction!

Yes. They do point the right direction towards solving the clues.

Reference -

http://www.crosswordunclued.com/2008/09/dictionary.html?m=1

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  • $\begingroup$ Suggested edit to add spoilers on your answer. $\endgroup$ – AstroMax Apr 3 '17 at 21:39
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Partial answer:

The letter E?

Pointing the right direction!

East or 'E' is generally shown to the right side of the map.

I can bury a part in fearsome.

Part buried in fearsome is 'EAR'

Can make the second letter fly, which is awesome.

Can turn 'B' into a 'BEE'

I may be even, I may be odd, Or just the one who tells you the way.

'E' tells you the way when it refers to East.

Or I may be just the start or the end, or may be just a say.

Start- 'ENTRY', or End- 'EXIT'

Two of those non letter thingy arrive, things are blown up.

Referring to exponents? Or E=mc^2

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  • $\begingroup$ Not anywhere close. But you found the some good things. $\endgroup$ – Techidiot Apr 3 '17 at 12:39
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I assume we are looking for a word that has a B as a second letter. I tried:

absinthe

And that works quiet well for just "I may be even, I may be odd, Or just the one who tells you the way."

As percentage differs from 55-75% and this drink makes you quiet drunk, hallucinating..."

However, (and this is not the answer OP means!) another option is:

(honey)bee?

I can bury a part in fearsome.

Many people are afraid of you.

Can make the second letter fly, which is awesome.

You are the second letter in the alphabet, a B. And you can fly.

I can behead, but I ain't no killer.

behead; You don't sting people normally, only if you're made angry.

Can finish off anything, but I ain't no murderer.

Not sure - perhaps a honeycomb?

Endless, lifeless, I can be heartless.

be heartless; just looking for nectar from plants.

Changing a trap into a chunk can be seamless.

be seamless; not sure

I can destroy things, just to make something new.

Bees detect and destroy diploid drones after the eggs hatch.

Can help connect things, to help a few.

Worker bees looking for nectar which is used as a source of water.

I may be even, I may be odd, Or just the one who tells you the way.

be even, be odd; not sure

Or I may be just the start or the end, or may be just a say.

be just the start; be just a say; not sure

Two of those non letter thingy arrive, things are blow up.

Not sure

I play no role when the the things double up.

Bee eeeeeee?

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    $\begingroup$ Nope. No where close. Sorry. $\endgroup$ – Techidiot Apr 3 '17 at 12:37
  • $\begingroup$ I knew it was not that easy ;) - I will continue thinking... $\endgroup$ – Mike Limburg Apr 3 '17 at 12:47

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