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==History==
 
==History==
Heboric had once been a cut-purse from the [[Mouse Quarter]] of [[Malaz City]] before becoming a priest and historian.<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/P|Prologue]], US HC p.26</ref> His skill at his former profession had earned him the nickname Light Touch.<ref>[[House of Chains]], [[HC/18|Chapter 18]], US SFBC p.613</ref> In his scholarly writings he had criticized the works of Duiker as deliberate lies.<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/6|Chapter 6]], US HC p.145</ref> In [[Cotillion]]'s memory, Heboric had been only a minor historian of Unta.<ref>[[The Bonehunters]], [[BH/3|Chapter 3]], US SFBC p.122</ref>
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Heboric had once been a cut-purse from the [[Mouse Quarter]] of [[Malaz City]] before becoming a priest and historian.<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/P|Prologue]], US HC p.26</ref> His skill at his former profession had earned him the nickname Light Touch.<ref>[[House of Chains]], [[HC/18|Chapter 18]], US SFBC p.613</ref> In his scholarly writings he had criticized the works of Duiker as deliberate lies.<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/6|Chapter 6]], US HC p.145</ref>
   
 
At one point he seemed destined to take on the title of Fener's [[Destriant]],<ref name=":1">[[Memories of Ice]], [[MI/14|Chapter 14]], Epigraph, US SFBC p.448</ref> but Heboric's name was stricken from the temple records,<ref name=":1" /> and his hands had been ritually severed as part of his excommunication. This meant that the tattoos he sported on his hand and chest as part of his priesthood could no longer be activated to open a Warren. The ritual should have been the expression of purest justice, but in this case, it was not. His hands had been sent to Fener's hooves to await his death and his elevation to a position of Fener's wrath. Because the ritual was flawed, however, his hands were as poison to the god and were sealed until his spirit could come and collect them.<ref name=":2">[[Memories of Ice]], [[MI/18|Chapter 18]], US SFBC p.631-632</ref>
 
At one point he seemed destined to take on the title of Fener's [[Destriant]],<ref name=":1">[[Memories of Ice]], [[MI/14|Chapter 14]], Epigraph, US SFBC p.448</ref> but Heboric's name was stricken from the temple records,<ref name=":1" /> and his hands had been ritually severed as part of his excommunication. This meant that the tattoos he sported on his hand and chest as part of his priesthood could no longer be activated to open a Warren. The ritual should have been the expression of purest justice, but in this case, it was not. His hands had been sent to Fener's hooves to await his death and his elevation to a position of Fener's wrath. Because the ritual was flawed, however, his hands were as poison to the god and were sealed until his spirit could come and collect them.<ref name=":2">[[Memories of Ice]], [[MI/18|Chapter 18]], US SFBC p.631-632</ref>
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