Madness string 98287

Random mermaid
Keep your aspirations to yourself. Telling anyone in your household or social strata about your plans to get out and do better may be met with bitterness and downright ridicule. People will call you uppity for wanting to go to school or stupid for having a career goal that isn't modest and local and vaguely dead-end. People will tell you that you have no common sense simply because you refuse to see the world in terms of pure survival.

There seems to be this underlying expectation that the players are largely a bunch of simple-minded, morally righteous but extremely violent thugs who are willing to believe just about anything put in front of them and never question whether a fight was necessary or avoidable or what it says about them that they chose to kill everyone hostile yet again once things got a bit tense.