Aldainian researchers debated the purpose of Christmas Trucks for months.
Scholars hadn’t even agreed on the tradition of installing and decorating a dead tree, a custom more prevalent in the planet’s northern hemisphere. The trees somehow functioned to increase both religious observance and non-essential spending.
Unlike those curious trees, the plants delivered by Christmas Trucks were alive. They were generally unadorned, and served no observable ritual or commercial purpose.
Penance for the tree’s death? Inspiration for purchasing activity? Agreement proved impossible.
The debate raged until Aldanian scholarship turned attention to the role of chicken eggs in northern hemisphere spring rituals.
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