Skeleton Soldier Couldn't Protect the Dungeon

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Vol. 1 Ch. 58
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I vote for trade pup in first page for skel pup.
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Skelepuppy is the addition I didn't know this story needed.
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@truepurple
Well that's true, and the "it" part comes mostly as it is used for unanimated objects (hence our knowledge with skeletons in the real world) so that's why I mostly using it, aside that to find a proper pronoun for this my best 3 ideas imho would be to actually make one that can be the most close to the original word (instead of the ones that are already mentioned since those too make a certain level of difference regardless of how close they are to agender), just use the original jp word (leave the pronunciation instead of the kanji, which tend to be really short so is also a good option) or finally just give a random name to the MC. That or as I mentioned just call the MC Skeleton Soldier).
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@ degenerateafro @RazzyTazy

There is some gender dimorphism tendencies, but the differences are subtle and can be overlapping. The idea that all you need is basic biology and you can just look at a skeleton and tell what gender it was, is absurd. There are short men with wide hips and tall women with narrow hips and so on. Plus this is a world without much science. I doubt most people ever went to anything like a biology class.

Finally even if you could say for definite that the skeleton arouse from the bones of what was a human male, they are not the person they once were. There has been not a shred of mention of Skeleton remembering anything from when they were alive. So previous gender of the previous owner of the bones is completely irrelevant. As it is now, Skeleton has no gender.
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Anyone else find the homing beacon for the armor tragically romantic? How much you wanna bet she had one that leads to his too?
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bone pupper
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I think the reason he was saying that absorb is more useless than he thought is because he only mostly got lv1 abilities, and if the swordmanship he aquired and trained is any basis that means that he pretty much just unlocked stuff and they are weak. Although bad writing is definetly felt on the way this is being delivered.
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Has anyone else reflected over how trash this manga is? I'm not sure why I read it.
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@truepurple although the gender has not been stated, the way the skeleton is drawn is male. Women and men have a different bone structure. So unless the artist has intentionally been drawing a male skeleton as a distraction (which is possible) or failed at biology (unlikely since they have been pretty detailed in their bone drawings so far) this is most likely a male.
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@truepurple I assumed and am pretty sure MC is male, based off height and bone characteristics (Head size, Collar bone, Rib Cage Size, Bone Thickness, etc.). If you go by that then I'm 95% positive he's a male skeleton.
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The armor has a GPS, GLORIOUS!
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Enemy Knight GoogleTron
-> wants to know your location

[Allow] [Block]
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@Caid
Don't forget many of these asian languages do have the equivalent of gender neutral pronouns. Translators tend to insert he or she based on assumptions in the story or their own biases. So we can't say for sure they are referring to whoever as any particular gender unless you can read the original language and have access to the raws.
Secondly it's irrelevant if characters refer to the MC as male or not, they have no way to know. Their random assumptions are meaningless. They assumed that female fighter was male solely from being a fighter in armor for example.
Lastly, it's good to have gender neutral pronouns for English, so I sincerely am curious as to what is most acceptable and understandable for the average English speaker. And to have one, not many to suit unique circumstances.

The MC skeleton is a person, has sentience. Would you want people to say it in reference to you if there was a circumstance where your gender was unknown? And that circumstance is now even since I don't know your gender. But no need to tell me, just tell me what gender neutral pronoun you'd prefer to use for you with us not knowing. I assume you would not like to be called an "it" and I have a relative that considers themselves as the other gender and has definitely told me that "it" was unacceptable.
Last edited 12 mo ago by truepurple.
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@NazrinMaus
To be fair since the MC has been referred multiple times as a male by their partners, why not "he"? (Unless I'm wrong the blond girl did it many times when speaking to others, including the slime, I can't recall the names currently) besides, regardless of what other says, "it" is still acceptable since is a skeleton, besides if you have problems finding a pronoun, just do what @ShinobuOshino said and use MC, or just call it Skeleton/Skeleton Soldier/Sk/SS or any of those (since apparently Skeleton/Skeleton Soldier is the official name).
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@ShinobuOshino
That's a fairly minor mistake compared to the absolute retardation of the author to think a piece of torn red cloth would hide the fact it's a skeleton dog, or for the author to think royal armor worn by one of the kingdom's most powerful knights wouldn't stick out, or for an absorption skill that got him all those skills to suddenly be "more useless than he thought" because he got a level 1 skill that gave him an effective +5% to everything when in the mountains. There comes a point where we can't just assume the Skeleton is that retarded and the author themselves must be a bit loony, considering his wisdom is higher than a good amount of humans.
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what about MC? it's not a pronoun, but it's short and everyone understand it: If MC could understand that an armor that randomly emits light is dangerous, than MC wouldn't have picked up the most recognizable armor out there in the first place.

And by the way, is no one complaining about how that cub shouldn't be there? Last time (ch 35) soon after MC freed the dog, the hunters arrived. It'd be rather strange if they left the cub inside the trap. particularly when they were "[...] chasing after the [freed] cub" last time. Now that it's trapped they leave it there? But I guess this manhua has such a low consistency that no one is bothered by that.
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I bet that mountain passive will be the deus ex he’d be fighting the knight an when his about to lose he’ll complete the aborbtion and get those % stat boost and manage to win
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@Sternberg I tried "it" before but people get offended. Unless you think Skeleton isn't a person.

There is also less traditional gender neutral pronouns, zir, zhe etc. But would people understand what I am saying that way?
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Yes, because people won't notice the FUCKING EXPOSED BONES on a cloaked canine. Also, how exactly is an absorb skill "more useless" than he thought? This guy is a retard, or more likely, the author is a retard and doesn't realize that he's writing his supposedly competent character as a retard. Or just plot convenience.
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@GhGod can that be considered cannibalism?
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