SAMTON: From their elders, and the elders before them. A lasting ordinance, a covenant with the sea.
KITT: What is it? What does it have to do with your child?
SAMTON: We–we do not speak of it. We only do it. If a child is born and is unblemished, it is ours to keep. If it is not, the child belongs to the sea.
KITT: Belongs to the–do you mean that you throw it away?