Even if I did feel bad for Darian, I wouldn’t admit it. Siding with anyone who violates The Protectorate would make me Noncompliant. That would make me almost as corrupt as him. To side with...
Just when we thought everything was going to be okay, we all fell apart.
Darian murdered them in cold blood. That’s a crime punishable with life in the Terrorscape, where you experience the worst nightmares imaginable.
All I really want to do today is go to the book store, drink coffee and read.
—Ann Marie Frohoff
I stared at him. Did he really just say that? Did he remember? The way he looked back at me, one eyebrow raised, I knew he did. And this time, I was the one to...
Without the Dreamscape, we can’t sleep.My parents remind me all the time about stories their parents told them, of how things were in the Manic Age. The time before our bodies were upgraded to sync...
I’ve come to realize that love is tragic, somewhere down the line it’s inevitable. Fight for it.
Life has a whimsical way of kicking you in the throat. I find it tobe one huge cosmic joke at our expense, only nobody is laughingbut the forces that be—given that they are even a...
Everyone has to die at some point, so the thought of passing on together while holding hands with my one true love has always sounded like an amazing fairy tale. It reminds me of the...
There’s something to say about inspiration – when it comes into your life…the feeling is insatiable.
Tragic tales rarely do make sense.
Nobody wants to be born a One. One’s have the shortest lifespan. They must turn themselves in to The Protectorate for termination at age twenty-five. If I were ever going to feel sympathy for Darian,...
She’s familiar. My only familiar thing in a world of inconsistency and confusion.
And Mother, I love her dearly, but she flies into a panic whenever I mention women’s rights. As she sees it, it will be so much more difficult to marry me off if I am...
Sometimes I wonder about good and evil. If the villain wins, isn’t he heralded as the hero? I’ve tried so hard to be good since that day, but sometimes I wonder whether it’s even worth...
I think you’ve got to get out whatever’s hurting you through your art, so it doesn’t twist you up inside.
That could be very tiring indeed.
I know you’re upset, I know you’re scared, but don’t walk away.
I’d appreciate a phone call before you try to break into my office again-Matthew Carter
I know I’m not to blame for what he did. And I know, too, that I am strong inside–stronger than I ever realized.
A road trip with your ancient mommy is just what you need after falling off a mountain and having your soul ripped out by your best friend.
If I want to get out of here, I have to be the one to save myself.
I’m serious, Mar, I don’t know how to act around him now. I can’t be nice, because he’ll hate that. But I can’t be mean just to be nice.””You really need medication.””I’m in a quandary....
I should know better than anyone–you can’t tell who a person is just from his looks.
The idea that their paths might have easily not crossed leaves her breathless, like a near-miss accident on a highway, and she can’t help marveling at the sheer randomness of it all. Like any survivor...
They say that right before you die your whole life flashes before you – a medley of your own personal greatest hits. Well then, I must be about to live, because events that haven’t happened...
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
Turning this off will opt you out of personalized advertisements delivered from Google on this website.