Taltos: Lives of the Mayfair Witches Themes

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The Make-up of the Taltos

The overall make-up of the Taltos, from the genetics to the personality, is a driving force behind this book and becomes one of the major themes. The Taltos are an ancient breed and initially focused only on happiness within themselves and others of their kind. This innate gentleness makes them unprepared to cope with the warring nature of humans. Deaths occur among the Taltos prior to the arrival of the human race, but are rare. The Taltos are highly sexual beings and the birth of a Taltos when the parents are both Taltos occurs within a short time of mating. The females sometimes die in the birthing process and the mating process is very controlled because of that. When the Taltos are born of witch parents, the birth happens after a matter of weeks, the child is able to walk immediately and grows to...

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