Stories evolve on their own if you give them the space to do so. In this post I talk about how The Vulture King evolved over time. Spoilers ahead.
Exploring the stupidity of forcing children to memorize multiplication tables when they eventually figure out that multiplication is just addition. On an unrelated note, all psychology is just biology and all biology is just chemistry and all chemistry is just physics and all physics can be understood through math, so you must memorize those multiplication tables!