I try to research. I really do. The current story takes a LOT from the Hindu religion. In fact, the whole Gajadhipati race comes out of my love for Ganesh. Because he’s just awesome and fun to draw.
So, since Hindu is a real religion and people do worship Ganesh, I tried to do my research to get everything right and keep from offending anyone. I’m not Hindu, after all.
But I made a mistake.
See, the way I read the superstition regarding Ganesh’s birthday, aka Ganesh Chaturthi, is that looking upon the moon will prove you innocent when you’re the victim of false accusation. Sadly, I got it backwards. Gazing at the moon on Ganesh Chaturthi will result in you being falsely accused. See, the Moon insulted Ganesh, and we ought to avoid those who insulted the Lord on his birthday.
I don’t know if my information was wrong or if I just didn’t do well on my reading comprehension.
The story hinges quite a bit on this backwards belief, so it’s a pretty big fowl-up on my behalf. So we’re going to just work around it by saying that since the Gajadhipati consider themselves favored by Ganesh that the rule doesn’t apply to them and the opposite is true. Which is pretty weak, I know, and I’m sorry.
My humblest apologies to you all for fowling this up. I’ll try not to do it again.