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  • Aliasi
    replied to Homosexuality in Exalted second edition
    ... Exalted: the Dragon-blooded? The sidebar that's been mentioned before? If you're asking "did it literally use those exact words", no, but I wasn't quoting. The concept is one that has been used as a simile many times by both writers and fans based on that sidebar, however.




    No, but the thing about a fictional setting is readers can only judge by what they were given. We are told that there are many kingdoms and countries and cultures in a single square inch of Creation's map, and then 2e went and only used places mentioned in 1e and only had them...
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  • Aliasi
    replied to Homosexuality in Exalted second edition
    To go back to the original thread topic, and about DB marriage specifically: remember for lengthy periods of human history in a number of cultures, marriage was (a) mostly a thing nobility did and (b) mostly about inheritance and alliances. That's not to say other people didn't couple up and form family units, but even then you might rely on matchmakers to find a spouse. It's something that still happens in Japan today, although it's a small minority of marriages now. (Heck, if we want to be extremely generous, what are OKCupid and the like other than modern-day matchmakers?)

    Still,...
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