Here the different colours of the wolves represent the contrasting characters of hamlet and Horatio. Hamlet is bawdy, a leader and quick to react, whereas Horatio is a follower, thinker and quiet. the wolves also show pack mentality, which relates to the way that Hamlet and Horatio always have a plan together and are mostly together.
YES YES YES. I took a class about African American representation, stereotypes, masculinity, racial theory and all of those difficult concepts. And let me tell you, the Black Panther broke many of those stereotypes about Africa and sought to break down racial boundaries in comic books during the civil rights movement. In the same way, Cap is important for not being a Nazi, T'Challa is important for being the first African superhero. Never underestimate the influence of the superhero.
"You're nothing to be afraid of; you're only a boy with a sword. You pretend to be king, but truly you are worth less than a beggar's brat, with about as much courage. So show me. Show me what they're all afraid of."
How-to make your own runes using sculpey clay, I made my set for about $5 in materials, and it took me a little over an hour. Here's how you can do it, too: (more tips on different materials and consecrations here: http://www.therunesite.com/making-your-own-rune-set/)