The Fifth Season

The Fifth Season


N. K. Jemisin

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Galena is one of Damaya’s instructors at the Fulcrum. When the other grits give Damaya liquor and she accidentally gets drunk, Galena discreetly takes her to his quarters to let her sleep it off. By doing this he saves her from a much harsher punishment or even death, as orogenes are strictly forbidden from drinking alcohol.
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Galena Character Timeline in The Fifth Season

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Chapter 11: Damaya at the fulcrum of it all
Power and Control Theme Icon
...alcohol into her juice, and she doesn’t realize what is happening until an instructor named Galena notices that she’s drunk and pulls her aside. Orogenes aren’t allowed to drink alcohol at... (full context)
Hierarchy, Oppression, and Prejudice Theme Icon
Power and Control Theme Icon
Damaya takes Galena’s words to heart and decides that she needs an ally. There is one girl who... (full context)