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01:44:06 PM Mar 24th 2013
"Robert Jordan school of female communication." What is this referencing?
03:06:06 PM May 24th 2013
The idea that women must endlessly try to push, prod, and manipulate men into doing their will, because men are too stupid and pigheaded to be responsive to direct communication. If you've read The Wheel of Time, it's a pretty on-target depiction of the behavior in question here.
01:43:00 PM Mar 24th 2013
We have Sir Roger who is displayed as a Sleazy Politician and a failure as a governor. Val and a few knights as well as a rebel leader and peasants try to over through him and bring him to King Arthur. Thing is, it seems the reason he is a failure is that he's spending a lot of the money he gets through taxes on tea. The reason for this is is that he thinks tea is delicious and that if he introduces it to England, he will make a lot of money. If he gets the tea and has the peasants grow and sell it to him so that he can distribute it, then he can make a lot of money and his people can be happy since they all get a little cut in their feudal society. So, umm, given how popular tea is in England today, is it possible the Prince jumped the gun on that one by trying to bring him in?
12:23:38 AM Jun 20th 2012
Wasn't there also a film adaptation of this comic?
10:21:09 AM Jun 24th 2012
edited by 1774689
OK, I did some research on this topic (I watched the film, not much more) and I came to the following tropes/elements I recognized: Sword In The Stone, Excalibur, Arthurian times, Knight In Shining Armour, perhaps Eternal English, Thule, the throne room annex War Room, liberal usage of Kilts amongst the Scotsmen as well as Klingon Promotion, Valiant is part of a Moses in the Bullrushes project, lots of Shout Outs to other works, such as Alice in Wonderland (A dragon named Jabberwocky), Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Sir Gawain is a green knight and Valiant dons his armour once posing as sir Gawain, the transformation of the chick in the film from Damsel in Distress to Action Girl, something of a Ruritania, Wales, next to Arthurs England and perhaps a few more. Unfortunately I am not gifted enough with coding and with the film itself to make a separate page. Who could help expanding this work?
01:20:40 PM Mar 24th 2013
It's not that hard to make a serparate page? If you are still interested, I can help.
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