"So you're like human? Like one hundred percent human? I've heard scary things about you guys," the boy says. "Aren't you human?" I ask. "No. I'm an elf. Well a mixture of an elf and human, but I'm not one hundred percent human," he answers.
Religion everywhere is problematic. A friend of mine lives in Amish country and says it is also common for the Amish to beat their animals. I guess girls are just an extension of the livestock to some of them.