2177. Also, you will recall the dogs in the village Otis had to spy on were all Christian dogs, and had converted to Christianity may generations ago. So when Otis faced Remo in the dog ring, it looked like it was going to be not just a contest of one dog against another, but a contest of two conflicting theologies.
2178. When Remo landed in the dog ring face to face with Otis and had to fathom in his little brain that he was expected to fight Otis to the death, his entire world, and all the ideas he had about life came crashing down around him, and all the assumptions he had lived with were not just called into question, but positively destroyed. It was a very bad few moments for him.