Thank you Lisa for hosting this great meme!
Welcome to Thursday Quotables! This feature is the place to highlight a great quote, line, or passage discovered during your reading each week. Whether it’s something funny, startling, gut-wrenching, or just really beautifully written, Thursday Quotables is where my favorite lines will be, and you’re invited to join in!
The scientists would say this is all expected, that the pressure in my chest was just the toll traversing took on my most concentrated bones, and that my dreams are the same as the hallucinations in the hatch because they are both just the mind trying to process what it doesn’t understand. And there is a world where they are right, and a world where they are wrong, and I don’t need to know which this is.
This basically explains the majority of the book.
Because that’s what a sister is: a piece of yourself you can finally love, because it’s in someone else.
And when a sister dies, that piece dies with them and it can never be healed.
They say hunting monsters will turn you into one. That isn’t what’s happening now. Sometimes to kill a dragon, you have to remember that you breath fire too. This isn’t a becoming; its a revealing. I’ve been a monster all along.
The quote says it all.
I am always pretending, always wearing costumes but never just clothes.
This speaks to me loudly.