Mudcat Café message #3352269 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #144976   Message #3352269
Posted By: MorwenEdhelwen1
18-May-12 - 12:06 AM
Thread Name: Anyone want to discuss The Desert Song?
Subject: RE: Anyone want to discuss The Desert Song?
IMO, the racist element is the idea that "the locals need a White man" to lead them. In all the versions, the Red Shadow/El Khobar is always White. If you changed it, it wouldn't be The Desert Song.