This would naturally lead to an excess of women over men in the higher septs, and would render it difficult for a man to get his daughter respectably married without paying a high price for a suitable bridegroom and incurring other heavy marriage expenses.
Sales did not match his debut release, but it sold respectably well.
The game performed respectably, didn't cost a mint to make, and continues on in sequelization today.
Bushfire Fairytales did respectably well in the US and UK music charts, but it made the biggest splash down under in Australia and New Zealand, where it climbed to number 13 and number one respectively.
The album sold respectably, achieving gold status, but both the press and the fans had backed off somewhat.