And he looks around, fascinated.
They'd further debated disabling the fountains. The argument for doing so is that this entire coercive microeconomy is terrible and more children shouldn't be forced into it. The argument against is that absolutely no one seems to want that, and it seems to set a bad precedent, tinkering for the sake of people who don't agree with you about what their own interests are. They might all be fewer than eight Years old but they aren't children, he reminds himself -
- although the temple-guild is in fact full of children, they're adorable -