Why does Temple, who seems to have plenty of chances, not run away?

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One of the main themes of Sanctuary is corruption. It could be argued that, because of the evil done to her, Temple is thoroughly corrupted herself, and becomes part of the evil and corruption all around her.

At one point, it says that Temple does not comprehend her fate. She...

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One of the main themes of Sanctuary is corruption. It could be argued that, because of the evil done to her, Temple is thoroughly corrupted herself, and becomes part of the evil and corruption all around her.

At one point, it says that Temple does not comprehend her fate. She is aware only that “something is happening to [her.]”

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