Originally Posted by ScionoftheVoid
Moirails balance one another's personalities, it's not just keeping the more violent one in check (though that can be a large part of it).
Sort of this. Moirallegiance is more than friends/acquaintances, but it's non-reproductive (that's matespritship). "Soul bros/sisters" is sort of one way to put it, only not really. While one typically looks after the other, that's not the entirety of the relationship - similar to human nebulous "love" in which reproduction is not the entirety of the relationship. The closest I've seen to a solid definition in relation to human terms of love is "sibling love" or "familial love", despite trolls not having human families. The reason Trolls consider it romance probably stems from the fact that they don't have families in the human sense.