> AFAIK there is a dispute over whether they should belong to the soldier
> caste (like the Atroxi do) or the farmer caste (as the Tanisorans do).
> There are a number of pros and cons about either approach ...
The approach I took in the New Hrestoli Idealist Church writeup (Tales #13) was to make the ordinary foot-soldiers (grunts) a halfway house: they're "farmers" who have taken their first step onto the Idealist path (upward progression through the social classes) but who are not (yet?) Knights.
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