“if i’m going to show my vallaslin-covered face in orlais and make them believe in me, then i must dress so beautifully that they will hate me. they will hate that they are jealous of me, that i look just as orlesian as they do. and then they will love me, and be left terribly confused.”
-inquisitor mahalen, probably, lookin in the mirror
Remember when Bbang tried to talk to his 4 year old self (ref: Signal) but got no response? Probably because his 4 year old self has not yet started talking? But he did it anyway because he knows his fans will get it or at least ask others about it?