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So, as some people may be aware, Bioware has recently apologized for their presentation of Hainly, a transgender character from Mass Effect: Andromeda. Some people have attacked the character and her dialogue for being a badly written character with bad dialogue. Regarding this, however, there's something that I think needs to be explained (and, to be fair, this isn't obvious unless you've spent a few years writing fiction at a professional level) - it actually wasn't bad writing. To explain why, well, it's basically "Speculative Fiction Dialogue 101."