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By Richard S. Tuttle

Immense Federation armies invade Alcea via magical portals trying to devastate the complete continent. Outnumbered 4 to 1, the Alceans grimly organize for the bloody clash, yet victory at the battlefield isn't really more than enough for younger King Arik. figuring out that the nice Demon has initiated the battle among the 2 international locations exclusively to supply one million tears to meet an historical prophecy, King Arik calls for that the Knights of Alcea spare as a number of the enemy infantrymen as they could. whereas defeat at the battlefield potential loss of life for the Alceans, a victory that enables the good Demon to meet the traditional prophecy will suggest everlasting servitude to Alutar.

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Their assumption of Dutch apparel or items thereof was a clear sign that they had bridged some of the distance which set them apart from the foreign overlord. Around 1900 the dress codes began to be enforced less vigorously, but had not yet been abandoned (see Van Dijk 1997).  He did this when already for a number of years there had been reports from various parts of the Archipelago that non-Europeans had begun to adopt Dutch dress and habits. One of the culprits for the change in outward appearance was the bicycle.

The reverse was true. 15 The motor car was another culprit. 16 The new considerations of status, the influx of people from Europe, and the plan to elevate the indigenous population made matters worse for a special class of people, whose social plight was somewhat veiled by the fact that race was not explicitly used as a legal criterion to distinguish them. They were the Indo-Europeans; legally classified as Europeans, but, if they did not already belong to the lower strata of society, socially often not accepted as members of the colonial elite.

Besides putting on shoes, people began to wear hats, long trousers, shirts, and ties, plus other items of cloth associated with the West. They also demanded the right to sit on chairs and no longer to have to squat on the floor when in the presence of Dutch or their own authorities, and had the nerve to address Dutch people in Dutch and not in the vernacular language, a serious breach of etiquette leading to reprimands and punishment. What was frequently to be described by members of the Dutch civil service and of the indigenous elite in the decades to come as breaches of polite behaviour by Javanese and other people striving for emancipation had reared its head.

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