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Sister Ludmilla is a woman of obscure origins. Her accent is slightly Germanic. She dresses like a nun, but is not a member of any order, and does not claim to be a nun. She is the keeper of a collection of small buildings in Mayapore where she feeds and cares for Indians who are sick and homeless.

Every Wednesday, Sister Ludmilla and a boy she has hired for protection walk to the Mayapore branch of the Imperial Bank of India and cash a check for 200 rupees. As she walks home, she gives some of the money to beggars and uses the rest to buy food and medicine for the unfortunate people staying at her Sanctuary, which is what she calls her facility. Nobody is sure where her money comes from.

Many years later, the Sanctuary is now a home for orphans and is no...

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