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"Grandfather Halfling" was the half-human half-Great Houses founder of House Halfling in the City of the Saved.


A half-human and half-Homeworlder hybrid was resurrected in the City of the Saved, which he viewed as "at best a partial Omega Point for the universe, a poor and paltry thing compared with what we might one day help it become". To help accomplish this vision, he became the founder and "Grandfather" of House Halfling, which campaigned for the rights of the City's part-human underclass.

Grandfather Halfling was a reclusive figure, and The Book of the War speculated that he spent most of his time outside the City. However, he recruited Amanda Legend Lefcourt first to spy for House Halfling and later to represent its interests in the Chamber of Residents. (PROSE: The Book of the War)

Melicia Clutterbuck went on extensive trips outside of the City with her academic sponsors. (PROSE: Of the City of the Saved...)

The Grandfather was also associated with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Remakes, having known V. M. McCrimmon in her first life. Mail to the Grandfather was sent to the SPCR Mission at South Gate, including one "hello to the world" postcard sent by the actualised potential of a blonde woman with a connection to the Grandfather. (PROSE: Postscript)

Following the destruction of the City at end of the City of the Saved Civil War, Grandfather Halfling was re-resurrected in the second City of the Saved. (PROSE: God Encompasses)

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