I think it fit fine under the Orlanthi all (approximately 15% of clans differ and 15% of the rest deviate from this pattern).
>doesn't mean that every _child_ has parents from two different clans,
>since it's surely clear that there's no "incest prohibition" on sex
>between members of different bloodlines of the same tribe (barring some
>other close social or blood relationship between them). Such offspring
>of such unions are inevitable, it's simply a matter of whether they're
>common, and of whether they are "marriages" in any formal or ritual sense.
>(It makes more sense to me that they would be, but I may have been out-
>canoned (or out-retconned at least) on that one.)
Another example is children of thralls - they become free men or women of the mother's clan. (... although one of my characters is thrall-born and does trace both lines of descent).
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