The Cadmium Curse In the land of Alathien, sons were considered to be much more valuable than daughters, and so it was a common practice to abandon baby girls on mountainsides, in forests, and at other places where death was inevitable for the innocent babes. It was no different for the Lord Barnet, whose noble compassion was not enough to regard either of his daughters worthy as human beings. The first child born to him was Averam, and Lord Barnet was quick to desert the young girl in the woods.
However, a person's traits sometimes begin show at a very early age, and Averam was destined to be an obstinate child. So stubborn that her lovely, chestnu