Our laws concentrate on how much crime is in the sin. For me, the important thing is how much sin is in the crime.[to Karla]
It’s not your own sins that hold you, haunting the earth and wandering in limbo. It’s the crimes others done to you.
It is believed that original sin can only be cleansed by the waters of baptism. But it is the sin that follow that are not so easily washed away. And since forgiveness of trespasses is only granted to the truly penitent pure evil can never be erased.
I have been much feared and hated in my life. By my people, by yours. These marks mean I was a slave trader. It is my sin to live with. But in this house I have found kindness among the unkind.