Since I have already likened the elves to the British in my first article in this series, which focused on the similarities between the Unhuman Wars and the World Wars, it would be consistent if I could say that the Elven Imperial Navy was an allegory for the British Royal Navy; and I believe I can. The Unhuman Wars represent the major historical conflicts of the British Royal Navy; namely, the Anglo-Spanish War and the Napoleonic Wars.
The Unhuman Wars are, in my opinion, some of the most interesting and sophisticated story elements ever to come out of D&D. That’s because they are allegories for historical events. One of the most significant allegories is the comparison between them and our World Wars.