"So," says Bella to Rúmil one afternoon, "a few weeks ago I told myself that if in a few weeks I had not come up with an actually good way to bring up a thing I would just mention it anyway on the grounds that if it came up somehow later and I had not done so that would be weird."
"This is still racist," says the other Elf.
"There are obviously some innate species differences in - how much people suck - you can't pretend it's all just circumstances -"
"I'm not saying you're wrong, I'm saying you're racist."
"If some Asgardians signed up for refugee work I wouldn't turn them away. But they haven't, have they."
"Someone could maybe convince 'em it's glorious."
"They're too isolationist, Princess Beldri says."
"Yeah, but they didn't just keep going."