And then have a slightly happier Death Knight ‘what if’ that I assaulted Cam with over Skype
Lafayelle: Man I keep thinking about the ‘Death Knight outliving his friends thing’ and like, and I keep thinking of people that might have a Death Knight in the family – like someone’s great great great great great great great aunt/uncle was BFFs with this dude and this Death Knight might look out for his friends great grandkids and so on, but the family looks after the Death Knight so they’ll never be alone?
Cam: but dks are dangerous
Cam: they might not wann be near their family
Cam: if theyre still around
Lafayelle: But imagine like
Lafayelle: all these little kids get told this story of this BIG SCARY ICE MONSTER that was actually very lonely and sad. And he would try to make friends but being a BIG SCARY ICE MONSTER he couldn’t live near people because he scared them and he sometimes hurt people when he didn’t mean to. But your great great great great great great great great uncle was very brave (and a little stupid) and he made friends with the BIG SCARY ICE MONSTER even though sometimes it was very hard (and a little scary). And so it sort of becomes this sort of pseudo-winter-veil story thing and new little bits and pieces get added on every other year.
Lafayelle: But like, this Death Knight dude, who might be living up in Northrend gets like, HEAPS of letters from little kids addressed to THE BIG (not so) SCARY ICE MONSTER.
Cam: that would be really cute
Lafayelle: And they’re all letters saying like ‘HI MY NAME IS SUCH-AND-SUCH AND I’M 8 AND I HEARD YOU LIKE EXPLOSIONS? I MADE ONE THE OTHER DAY IN THE KITCHEN BUT MUM GOT VERY CROSS AND SAID I CAN’T USE THE GUNPOWDER ON THE STOVE LIKE THAT AGAIN. MY FAVOURITE COLOUR’S BLUE, WHAT’S YOURS?’