spear armed groups represent in their societies.
It's why DE fought a war of independence, because they didn't want to be controlled by distant nobles.
Any way as interesting as this back and forth may be @WhammeWhamme we should not continue it here because to conduct it properly we would have to discuss background that is not intended for release at the moment which is counter productive. I have already seen statements from people with access to the wiki which go beyond what has been previously released on the subjects at hand.
So please lets go back to brainstorming ideas for the new LAB