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HMMmm,

Going off the last visual -- I wonder how strongly Jack And The Beanstalk could be told as a... probably anti-capitalist, maybe less so ecplicitly solarpunk, story.

e.g. potential excerpt from such a Jack And The Beanstalk 

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"But why," asked Jack one day, "does the Giant live above us and trample our fences and take our sheep, and we live below him?"

"Because we are small and he is large, and wealthy, and every town and country has a giant, and that is the way of the world," his mother answered.

And Jack said nothing, but thought, and went to bed.

e.g. potential excerpt from such a Jack And The Beanstalk 

"But why," asked Jack the next day, "does the Giant live above us and take our strong for his game and our weak for his meals, and we live below him?“

"Because we are small and he is large, and wealthy, and protects us from other giants who would harm us, and that is the way of the world, " his mother answered.

And Jack said nothing, but thought, and took a walk, and went to bed.

e.g. potential excerpt from such a Jack And The Beanstalk 

"But why," asked Jack the next day, "does the Giant live above us surrounded by stone walls and mounds of gold and magic wonders, and we live below him?“

"Because we are small and he is large, and wealthy, and so strong and so old and so powerful and so fearsome that no one has tried to approach him for many lifetimes, and that is the way of the world, " his mother answered.

And Jack said nothing, but thought, and took a satchel, ...

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Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.