Shadow and Bone

by

Leigh Bardugo

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Materialki/Fabrikators Term Analysis

The Materialki or Fabrikator Grisha can manipulate physical elements, like stone, bone, or metal. Their kefta are purple.
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Materialki/Fabrikators Term Timeline in Shadow and Bone

The timeline below shows where the term Materialki/Fabrikators appears in Shadow and Bone. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 4
Class and Privilege Theme Icon
Once the Healer is gone, Ivan explains that the kefta is made with Materialki corecloth and is bulletproof. An oprichniki explains that they all wear these kefta when they’re... (full context)
Chapter 7
Desperation, Leadership, and Corruption Theme Icon
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Gender, Sex, and Power Theme Icon
...are expected.” With this, the Grisha arrange themselves into a line two abreast, with the Materialki first, then the Etherealki, and the Corporalki—the highest ranked Grisha—last. He then approaches Alina and... (full context)
Conformity vs. Individuality Theme Icon
...but asks the servant for dinner for two. Then, Genya explains that Corporalki, Summoners, and Fabrikators don’t mix. She says she’s happy to stay and eat, but other Grisha might not... (full context)
Chapter 8
Identity and Self-Knowledge Theme Icon
Class and Privilege Theme Icon
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...but Genya drags her along. Genya hurries Alina past the Corporalki practice rooms to the Fabrikators’ workshops. They approach a reedy man in need of a haircut. Genya greets the man,... (full context)
Chapter 19
Identity and Self-Knowledge Theme Icon
Desperation, Leadership, and Corruption Theme Icon
Greed vs. Mercy Theme Icon
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...antlers. David appears, unwilling to meet Alina’s eyes—of course, the Darkling would want his best Fabrikator to make the collar. Alina tells David not to do this, but the Darkling snarls... (full context)