Dragonquest Themes

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Tradition

Dragonquest paints tradition as a negative force in society. It creates and perpetuates class stratification, struggle, and prejudice; stubborn resistance to change even when the old ways are shown not to be working efficiently and newly proven and scientifically established facts indicate a better way; irrational fears, unfounded jealousies, the repression of rights; and destructive isolation. In some cases, there may have been valid bases for certain customs. As dragons evolve from tiny fire dragons, five subspecies evolve, and it is in the common interest, given the urgent need for dragons to fight Threadfall, that ever larger, stronger, smarter, and faster individuals be produced. This leads to the tradition that massive golden queens mate exclusively with the largest bronze males. Eventually, however, this selective breeding brings dragonkind overall to an optimal size, and excluding browns, which are only slightly smaller, no longer makes sense. Barring female riders from...

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