Homeless Bird Characters

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Koly

Koly is thirteen years old as the story opens, and her parents are beginning the search for a husband for her. Koly is worried about her future because she sees herself as having flaws, both in her character and her appearance. She fears she will never be loved because of these flaws. When her parents announce they have found a suitable match, she becomes caught up in the preparations. Koly is shocked when she arrives at the home of her future husband and discovers that his parents are only interested in the money her family gives as a dowry.

Koly quickly realizes that her husband Hari is sickly and it's likely that he will die. Though her mother-in-law refuses to allow Koly to care for Hari, Koly sneaks into his room while the adults are away. Hari tries to boss her, commanding her to entertain him. Koly complies...

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