One of the first characters you will meet is Dunlin – a “Properly Born” young man who is steadfast in his moral and religious principles. But what must a purebred like him be guilty of to end up here with you?
“Some people copulate like animals, bolstering their sub-par breed. One such child was given up by his mother at an age older than usual. He treasured the memory of her face. He dreamt of her, of her soft hands caressing his hair.
But Cormo told no one.”
“Dunlin, like other distinguished, Properly Born males, have their likeness painted just before reaching maturity as a reference for comparison of physical features when children of lesser breed are selected to join them in pursuit of that which is noble.”