There’s this one panel where Ui is sitting next to the Dragon, with all the kanekis hanging out of the Dragon’s… eye? Reminded me of a bird breaking out of its egg. Hello, old imagery from TG.
Furuta says at some point「落とし児」which means ‘illegitimate child’ (specifically of a higher class man and a lower class woman), but what’s interesting is that specific (and pretty uncommon) phrase was used before in reference to Kaneki. It’s from Eto’s book, I forget the title but the same one “Your parents failed to raise you right” line was from. I don’t think that line in the manga refers to Kaneki fighting Oggai, but it isn’t that important.
The word Furuta uses for “fairy tale” is written as 「文献」, which means “reference books/documents”, so he’s definitely referring to actual history. I think “he did something akin to handing out life force” might not be literally birthing children but instead the OEK expanding and feeding his people. Going by size alone, one Dragon can feed like, a thousand ghouls for a few decades. Eto also did the same thing on a much smaller scale when she left her kagune for Kaneki to eat.
Either Furuta is lying about Arima and Hairu or he was lying about Okahira, because both of those things can’t be true at the same time. He might be lying about both, though.
Touka looks like she’s inside the Dragon…? Is that a kaneki sitting next to her.