[[folder: Fridge Horror ]]

* I.M Meen may be eccentric, keeping smart children locked up in cells and whatnot, but the sheer horror in this is the fact that Meen has probably been kidnapping children for quite a while, which means that there were more children before you who were locked up and it's very likely that they never escaped.
** Confirmed. You have to free other children, meaning that until Gnorris helped you, they never escaped.
* What about the parents of the imprisoned children? Who knows what emotional and psychological turmoil has gone through their heads? This leads to the newest theory on the WMG page...


[[folder: Fridge Logic ]]

* Why didn't Gnorris help the other kids to prevent you from having to save them?
** Probably because I.M. Meen would have punished him severely and, more importantly, he wouldn't have gotten them anywhere. Your character was probably Gnorris's best chance at thwarting I.M. Meen.
* I.M. Meen is a big hypocrite. He hates it when kids study, but to be a wizard, he'd have to have studied for years.
** [[FridgeBrilliance He doesn't want any potential rivals.]]
** Apparently, he hates it when kids study because smarter people are harder to scare. Which is true - the common element in all fear is the unknown.
** Alternatively, he ''didn't'' study magic (or at least not very hard). You don't, strictly speaking, ''need'' to study to do anything; you just won't be very good at it if you don't. And, [[NeverLiveItDown as many other entries on this wiki point out]], Meen was defeated by a random bookworm.