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11-03-2008 @ 7:37AM
On one hand, can you really blame the high elves? I mean, they trained the humans in the ways of magic. Sure, out of desperate measures, but still. High elves believe themselves the masters of magic. Which master likes when their apprentice surpasses them, then starts boasting as if the apprentice never needed the master's lessons? Then comes Arthas, a fallen human, which razes the ancient elven kingdom and almost kills them all, and, most important, corrupts the Sunwell. Afterwards, high elves (at that time blood elves) are pretty much screwed. Without their ancient source of power, their kingdom shattered, their numbers thinned and then Garithos shows up and treats them like scum. Tell me. How can a blood elf really feel anything but hatred for humans? I assume that some of them might think that if they hadn't taught humans magic, nothing like this had ever happened. No Medivh, no Ner'Zhul, no Kel'Thuzad, no death knight Arthas and no Lich King. Nothing of this would've happened, if humans were not taught magic. So how can they really feel any sympathy towards humans?No, I am not a die hard elf supporter, however I do try to look at the matters from both sides. Saying that elves were outcast only because of their arrogance is incorrect, there were many more reasons.
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