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Gathering Blue Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Kira

A teenage girl, Kira is orphaned as the story begins. Born with a deformed leg, she is scorned by the other villagers. She possesses a keen talent for needlework, learned in part from her mother. She becomes a ward of the Guardians and lives in the Edifice, where she assumes the duties her mother left behind as the keeper of the Singer's robe. Thrust into maturity by her mother's untimely death, Kira gains a significant amount of maturity in a short time over the course of the novel.

Kira begins the story as a frightened girl, though she is determined to make a new life for herself. A lifetime of struggling against her handicap and the society that views the weak and infirm as useless has toughened Kira, and this toughness allows her to overcome any obstacles she encounters.

Though still considered a child, Kira behaves with more...

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