Happy Birthday Binny, DeMoriel, minifan, and typical het boy!
Good heavens, after twenty years and all kinds of societal throes and awakenings, I just realized what the "het" in typical het boy
means. I may possibly be a little slow. Perhaps I should keep these moments of clarity to myself. *g*wolfguard
- That letter is interesting, and it makes sense. Speaking as someone who would never be faced with that kind of assimilation, yet benefitted greatly from its existence.
You might enjoy This
, if you haven't seen it already. My nephew found it, but it turns out that it's easy to google up.wolfguard, Agent Cooper
- I think that city living has two trends. The first is to make fighting less well-regarded, and the second, as the cities become more crowded, is to actually encourage it. Think gang fighting and just plain tensions and tempers flaring from overcrowding. But I believe that in Roman times the city folk were not as far removed from the other folk, and territorial fighting was ... maybe not more frequent than nowadays, but not less. *g* Of course, Agent Cooper
's note on the makeup of a lot of the Roman armies also applies.