I was gonna call this topic "A Fish Man, a Giant, and a Skypean walk into a bar…."
The point of the topic was as follows: What if Arlong has historical bassi for his prejudices? here me out. What if the Ancient Kingdom was ruled by fish men? Giants, humans, and Skypeans could have been lower-class citizens or slaves, or perhaps the Fish Men and the skypeans ruled together. The Giants and the Humans revolted, the Skypeans all hid in Skypea, and the fish men remained a mere ghost of their former power, with nothing left but shattered visions of superiority remaining from an empire that was once great but is now backwards and insignificant