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For you have done your job, you have labored and nurtured, you have helped secure the foundations of B-Mor in this fraught civilization without heed to your own dreams, ever modest, unfinished.
-- Narrator (Chapter 6 paragraph 12)

Importance: The idea that something is unfinished speaks to how the people of B-Mor live only to their preconceived expectations placed upon them. Likewise, it foreshadows the ambiguity of Fan’s ending.

Moment to moment we act freely, we make decisions and for opinions and there is very little to throttle us.
-- Narrator (Chapter 8 paragraph 6)

Importance: The quote represents the perceived idea of control over our destiny.

It’s too easy to say it was some temporary insanity, or some raging, dark grief over Reg, especially when she never once exhibited such capacities.
-- Narrator (Chapter 8 paragraph 12)

Importance: It speaks to rationalizing the choice Fan makes and how the B-Mor residents can make sense of her leaving.

Charters are equally sheltered, but whether they wish to recognize it...
-- Narrator (Chapter 11 paragraph 40)

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