"The Kournans got new siege weapons from Cantha. Now we have to upgrade our defenses. It's a constant fight to keep ahead. I guess it's important to have the newest weapons, but shouldn't we learn to use them before they're outdated?"
"I can't believe that wall broke again. Can't they ever build it right the first time?"
"I used to worry about every nick on my sword. Then one day, poof! We all got new gear."