07-09-2012, 11:00 AM
Phelan nodded. "Exactly my thoughts," he said.
"The ones who are addicted to drugs; well, most of them end up selling themselves in order to buy the drugs from the dealers, who are all Cats. The ones that aren't; most of them thieve or do part time prostitution to survive. Parents can hardly afford to feed their kids, they wind up abandoning them on the streets.
"Lucius and Aza had an orphanage going in the main Temple, but the problem is far too big for them to handle. There's also the gangs, or Triads as they're known as; they run the place and the whole of Ave is split up into territories each one owned by a different gang. Official policing is virtually nonexistant; Avians tend to look to the Triads to solve problems for them. The whole country is a complete mess, and it's all down to what the Cats have done."