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Hong more so than Walker, who admits to being Squicked a time or two by her most out-there proclivities, and occasionally reins her in - though for practical, not altruistic, reasons.
And Helmut Mittler, who is an Alternate History version of Heinrich Himmler.
"Funny Aneurysm" Moment: When the characters discuss what might have happened to the world "uptime," anyone who has read the Emberverse novels knows just how wrong they are—the forces behind the Event also led to the Change, a re-writing of the laws of physics that led to the death of untold millions.
They do realize that many very nasty things could've happened as side-effects of the Event though. Dwelling on them was extremely unhealthy however, and as a result a set of unwritten taboos on discussing the Event gradually developed.