Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

"I held you in my hand, Wanderer. And you were so beautiful." (59.98)

Here we see the pinnacle of Ian's compassion. He holds Wanda's true form and still finds her beautiful. No offense to Wanda, but this is like if you became really good friends with a cockroach (and not the cute one from Wall-e) and found it beautiful.

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