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Subj: Re: Would the Nine Realms be better off without the Dark Elves And Fire Demons?
Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 at 04:12:16 pm EDT (Viewed 129 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Would the Nine Realms be better off without the Dark Elves And Fire Demons?
Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 at 08:31:41 am EDT (Viewed 136 times)
Quote:Writing an entire race or culture as "evil" is inherently lazy story writing. All groups, all people, have good and bad within them. I was never a fan of D&D writing the entire Drow race, for example, as "evil" - logically, such a society would have a very difficult time existing over an extended period of time.
The WHOLE Drow society is based on "survival of the fittest" as per Lloth's tenants. So yes, a society can be inherently evil in this regard due to their culture with the outliers such as Drizzt and Zaknafein.