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Know Your Lore: Pandaria's great oppressed

Know Your Lore Pandaria's great oppressed
The World of Warcraft is an expansive universe. You're playing the game, you're fighting the bosses, you know the how -- but do you know the why? Each week, Matthew Rossi and Anne Stickney make sure you Know Your Lore by covering the history of the story behind World of Warcraft.

Let us talk for a moment about the oppressed. The victims of systemic abuse, land theft, and general disregard for millennia. Yes, this group of sapient beings have been the victims of harsh dispossession since their first encounter with the peoples of Pandaria. These hardy survivors have endured through mantid invasions, mogu oppression, the upheaval of the revolt that placed the pandaren atop the social order, and the hozen and jinyu conflicts.

They are the common clay of the Pandarian earth. They are the tunnel makers, warren keepers, humble munchers of carrots, haters of the vile turnip. They are the virmen, and this is their world. We're all merely trampling on it.

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