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I am the sadhu of Hara, a seeker after truth and one who wishes to understand the mind of our noble Lord.
―The Holy One

The Holy One was an ancient loris who lived within the mountain of Hara at the top of the thousand steps. He was counted as one of the wisest of all living creatures, and was the head of the Green Council.


This Holy One took up the title nearly three hundred years before the events of the book. He is described as having climbed the thousand steps up the mountainside as the horn which announced the death of his predecessor still echoed over the jungle. His name and details of his previous life are unknown, as it is customary for sadhus to cut all ties to their former existence.

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