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A '''quadroon''' is a person who has one quarter [[elven]] blood. Either the child of a [[human]] and a [[half-elf ]] or of two quadroons. Only the pickiest about race consider them [[non-human]].
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In the world of ''The Witcher'', the term '''quadroon''' refers to a person who has one quarter [[elven]] blood (whose parents are either one [[human]] and one [[half-elf]], or two quadroons). Only the pickiest about race consider them [[non-human]].
 
==Notable quadroons==
 
==Notable quadroons==
 
*[[Yennefer of Vengerberg]]
 
*[[Yennefer of Vengerberg]]
 
*[[Goidemar]]
 
*[[Goidemar]]
*[[Fiona]] (Technically not. Her father was a quadroon, her mother a half-elf. She would, thus, have 3/8 of elven blood.)
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*[[Fiona]] (her blood is technically 3/8 elven, but it seems that no 'more accurate' term has been devised...)
*[[Amavet]] (See above.)
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*[[Amavet]] (see previous item)
 
*[[Vestibor]]
 
*[[Vestibor]]
   
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==Trivia==
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*This term is lifted from actual history, part of a [[wikipedia:hypodescent|hypodescent]] vocabulary developed to distinguish levels of either African or Australian Aboriginal ancestry.
   
   

Revision as of 02:33, October 21, 2012

In the world of The Witcher, the term quadroon refers to a person who has one quarter elven blood (whose parents are either one human and one half-elf, or two quadroons). Only the pickiest about race consider them non-human.

Notable quadroons

Trivia

  • This term is lifted from actual history, part of a hypodescent vocabulary developed to distinguish levels of either African or Australian Aboriginal ancestry.
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