It is more than their land that you take away from the people. It is their past as well, their roots and their identity. If you take away the things that they have been used to seeing, and will be expecting to see, you may, in a way, as well take their eyes. Isabelle grew up with her eyes open. Her father was a very clever businessman and led a very ordered existence starting with himself to his plantation. She took after her father and was very independent from the earliest of ages. Feigning and improvisation became two of her more prominent subtexts and she used them with the skill of a wunderkind.