Seraphina Themes

Rachel Hartman
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Racism

One of the predominant, recurring themes in Seraphina is the racism exhibited toward the dragons or saar. This theme appears from the beginning as the Prologue notes that Claude hides the truth about his dead wife's heritage, even from his own daughter. Prince Rufus's death stirs up a bout of dracophobia because his missing head suggests that a dragon killed him. The timing is unfortunate since this tragedy occurs only two weeks before Treaty Eve. The Sons of St. Odgo are a hate group who attack Basind on the street after the funeral. Because of the attitude against dragons, Seraphina fears anyone learning that Orma is a dragon and that she is half dragon. When Princess Glisselda expresses derogatory beliefs about dragons, Seraphina chides her, explaining that the dragons agreed to the truce because they found humans to be interesting, not because humans were superior. Seraphina is subjected...

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