FB: The laws of contract work and their enforcement tend to favor the privileged classes, but every once in a while you’ll see some little guys who know how to use an escape claws.

So much comical fumbling John worked in here!

At this stage in Ardaic’s apostasy, he still believes it inevitable that Gastonia/Iwatania will win against his enemies, he’s just starting to question whether it will feel great for him to be a part of that victory. Might Syr’Nj with all her intelligence still be made to see the reason of his path? I can feel for the loneliness of the man, even as he redoubles his commitment to an increasingly hollow cause.