Marissa Meyer

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Sunto is Chang Sacha’s son. When Cinder spots Sacha in the quarantines, she pleads with Cinder to bring her son to her just before she dies. As a result, when Cinder visits the quarantines a second time and spots Sunto among the dying, she gives Sunto part of the letumosis antidote, and he recovers from the disease.

Sunto Quotes in Cinder

The Cinder quotes below are all either spoken by Sunto or refer to Sunto. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Feiwel and Friends edition of Cinder published in 2012.
Chapter 1 Quotes

“They say you’re the best mechanic in New Beijing. I was expecting an old man.”

“Do they?” she murmured.

He wasn’t the first to voice surprise. Most of her customers couldn’t fathom how a teenage girl could be the best mechanic in the city, and she never broadcast the reason for her talent. The fewer people who knew she was cyborg, the better. She was sure she’d go mad if all the market shopkeepers looked at her with the same disdain as Chang Sacha did.

Related Characters: Prince Kai (speaker), Cinder/Princess Selene (speaker), Chang Sacha, Sunto
Related Symbols: Cinder’s Mechanical Foot
Page Number: 10
Explanation and Analysis:
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Sunto Character Timeline in Cinder

The timeline below shows where the character Sunto appears in Cinder. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1
Stereotypes and Discrimination Theme Icon
Resourcefulness, Kindness, and Perseverance Theme Icon
...peers out at the other booths, she spots Chang Sacha, the baker, telling her son Sunto not to play so close to Cinder’s booth because Cinder is a cyborg. Cinder continues... (full context)
Chapter 17
Stereotypes and Discrimination Theme Icon
Resourcefulness, Kindness, and Perseverance Theme Icon
...Sacha, who is in a nearby bed. Sacha asks if Cinder can bring her son Sunto to her, and Cinder assures her that she will try. Then, she watches as the... (full context)
Chapter 27
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
Resourcefulness, Kindness, and Perseverance Theme Icon
...the android’s sensor, and then takes Peony’s chip out herself. As Cinder leaves, she sees Sunto, Chang Sacha’s son, on a bed nearby. She takes out the vial and gives it... (full context)
Chapter 28
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
Power, Greed, and Evil Theme Icon
Secrecy and Manipulation Theme Icon
...a med-droid in the quarantines and escaped. The girl also spoke with a young boy, Sunto, who is now recovering from letumosis. (full context)