DOMESTIC rabbits may be that way, but wild rabbits can be quite belligerent, fight ruthlessly, and are pretty tough for something on their link of the food chain.
And Nabiki, who would normally stay back and say that it's not her problem, was at the moment in full blown berserk wild rabbit mode.
(camera focuses on a hare frozen and wide-eyed with terror)
May: It's very tame.
Clarkson: It isn't tame, it's never seen a Lancia Beta coupe before and it's stunned.
May: To be honest, I was pretty scared when I saw it. Why doesn't it just run off?
Clarkson: What if it leaps up and bites my throat out?
May: I'll laugh.
Well, right up until they saw the hamster rip an ocean dragon to shreds.
Gailgwynnych: It's a rabbit. Look how big I am. I'm huge. Plus, I've got this sword. I think I can handle a fucking rodent, you pussy... What are you doing? Help me! Cast a spell or something! HE IS THE RUINER OF WORLDS!
Kara: Did you help him?
Gabe: No. It turns out it was the king of all rabbits, indeed of all rabbit-kind. Their lord. The single template from which all other rabbits were wrought.
Bun-bun: (Ka-click) I'm counting to three. Onetwothree.
"These magical creatures appear fair and are not evil, but if offended they make devastating enemies."
And then in Ultima V the writer's just like,
"Y'know what? Fuck seahorses. 'Not evil', my ass!"
And yeah, in the Ultima wiki it says seahorses in Runes of Virtue have no interesting in fighting you — but by God, they will fucking finish it.