Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

by

Tomi Adeyemi

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Maji, including Kwame, who can manifest and manipulate fire.

Burner Quotes in Children of Blood and Bone

The Children of Blood and Bone quotes below are all either spoken by Burner or refer to Burner. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
Prejudice and Inequality Theme Icon
). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Henry Holt and Co. edition of Children of Blood and Bone published in 2018.
Chapter Sixty-Three Quotes

“I thought things could be different. I wanted them to be different. But after what we just saw, we have no choice. We can’t give people that kind of power.”

Related Characters: Inan (speaker), Zélie, King Saran, Kwame
Page Number: 412
Explanation and Analysis:
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Burner Term Timeline in Children of Blood and Bone

The timeline below shows where the term Burner appears in Children of Blood and Bone. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Fifty
Prejudice and Inequality Theme Icon
Cycles of Violence Theme Icon
...of animations. Kwame runs out of the encampment’s gate, his hands ablaze. He is a Burner, like the maji who incinerated Saran’s first family. As Zélie drops the sunstone, the Burner... (full context)
Cycles of Violence Theme Icon
...yells for everyone to stop and says that Inan and Zélie are with them. The Burner freezes in his tracks, and lets his fire go out. (full context)