One of the first characters to trigger personal changes of the main protagonist. This is a martyr for egoism and individualism who has to die in the name of his beliefs. Called the Saint of the Pyre, he is condemned to death by the authority for using the unspeakable and forbidden word – I. The verdict is to be burnt at stake. The knowledge of his personal value helps him to accept his destiny with dignity. During the execution, he looks at the crowd and notices Equality 7-2521 standing among the crowd. As their eyes meet, Equality 7-2521 gets the feeling that the man is sending him a sign to continue his endeavor.
The Transgressor of the Unspeakable Word in the Essays