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Samantha Shannon
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When she saw Tane, and the blue tunic of the High Sea Guard, the child knelt at once and set her forehead between her hands.”
-- Narrator (chapter 5)

Importance: This is the first time Tane is treated with reverence, just after being named to the High Sea Guard. Tane is an orphan from a poor family, but she has worked hard to achieve this goal, and she is honored to be treated this way.

What the Inysh did not know was that it was Cleolind, not Galian, who had banished the Nameless One. They knew nothing of the orange tree.”
-- Narrator (chapter 6)

Importance: Ead has been in the court at Inys for several years, but she still holds to her native beliefs, which are later proved true. This is the first mention of the orange tree and the first hint that the beliefs are at the heart of the novel.

I have been too forgiving,' Sabran...
-- Sabran (chapter 7)

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