- "If you'll forgive my frankness, people like your foster brother are just the reason social duty credits may not be transferred," said Desroches. "He's a charming young man, Ethan, but even you must admit he's totally irresponsible."
- ―Desroches's opinion of Janos[src]
Janos Urquhart was Ethan Urquhart's youngest brother, and his partner. Ethan wanted to raise sons with Janos as his Designated alternate, but Janos was generally uninterested and far too irresponsible to be trusted with children.
- Ethan of Athos chapters 2,3,8,15