Maurice is an orphan adopted by Eureka. She found him under a pile of corpses during the massacre at Ciudades del Cielo. Maurice is mature for his age mdash hes the only one who ever suspects that adults may be misstating the truth to keep the children calm and hes the most sensitive to Eurekas moods. Maurice knows exactly what happened to his old quotmamaquot though he doesnt seem to harbor any ill will toward Eureka actually embracing the change to an extreme at some points. Throughout the series Maurice is the one who accepts Renton the least despite occasional acknowledgement of Rentons achievements.