Notes & Commentary
March 14, 2013, Thursday
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Finally, somebody notices she's sick! In all the thumbnails, she had wild, bushy hair and no head scarf. But this is a fairly well-kempt society and that would have been outta character. So, long braid and head scarf.
Pork and cabbage stew doesn't seem too tasty to me, but it's a normal dish for them. Although not necessarily for breakfast... The reason why Shanku doesn't get the typical punishment of no meat is because they know she's a cub and cubs need a balanced diet to grow up right. Now, if she'd been an adult and gotten into trouble, she'd been chucked right next to the rabbits.