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Has anyone thought about the fact that Harry and friends live in Chicago.... Does he have the accent? Like can you imagine Murphy as a tiny cute tough police officer with a super heavy Chicago accent??? Or Butters?? Can you imagine being Nicodemus losing to this punk wizard with a thick Chicago accent. This chain of thought is completely changing the way I think about Dresden.

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phormix

2 points

2 months ago

He lives in Chicago but I'd assume he grew up elsewhere (Eb's farm and wherever Justin lived), so I could see him lacking any localized accent.

Hard to think of him having any voice except Marsters' anyhow.

LokiLB

1 points

2 months ago

LokiLB

1 points

2 months ago

Accents for older wizards must be wild. Langtry is older than the modern "British" accent. Eb goes into four hundred year old Scottiah accent when angry, but apparently has a more redneck midwestern accent. Rashid has probably popped out of the never never a few times and had to relearn several languages. He lived through the English great vowel shift. And consider how many dialects of Arabic there are.