Socran wrote:In addition to being jerks, wouldn't calling someone a "nerd" be considered a form of racism in the Radical Lands? Or, like, their equivalent of homophobia?
Insults and racism aren't the same thing, but the more we seem to learn about the residents of the radical land, the more they seem to be...well, I'd user a stronger word than Chuck did.
I don't know if there's a good word for it, since the radical-people so far seem to be lots of different races, but they certainly have a bad habit of looking down on anyone who is less "radical" than they are. Re-reading the chapter, I think Sparklelord hinted at this when he said "Your empire invaded my forests, and twisted me with your magic to fit your ideals of what's cool". I'd say it kind of looks like history is repeating itself.