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Not everyone wears their scars on their skin.
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It was that stages-of-anger thing. I was shocked and then I got pissed and then I fought like hell ... and then I went numb. They called it acceptance, but it wasn't. It's what happens when you have only two choices: live with the monster, or kill yourself.

— Ilsa J. Bick

This is a fairy tale with teeth and claws.

— Ilsa J. Bick

Obeying orders just to obey is the mark of a person who has ceased to think. Remember, it is better to suffer for doing what is right rather than for doing what is wrong.

— Ilsa J. Bick

We all have our fictions, little lies we tell ourselves to keep going from one day to the next.

— Ilsa J. Bick

Run, she told herself. Run, you idiot, run.
But she didn't. She couldn't. She just ... couldn't.

— Ilsa J. Bick

Those brain-zapped kids weren't the only - or maybe even the worst - enemy.

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There are those individuals who die for a cause, and we say they have made the ultimate sacrifice. We call them martyrs, and we never doubt their sincerity.
Yet many others search their entire lives for something-or someone-worth dying for and this is very different. These are the lonely and the desperate, fearful that their lives have no meaning. They yearn for the bullet, if only someone else will pull the trigger.

— Ilsa J. Bick

We were like matching bookends, almost touching but with volumes between us and stories, so many stories.

— Ilsa J. Bick

No one can help but stare at the monster, because horror is a cousin to awe.

— Ilsa J. Bick

What you couldn't see and only imagined was always scarier than what was real.

— Ilsa J. Bick

She said all writers were prima donnas, drunks, social misfits, pompous, or depressed. Brilliant, maybe, but completely crazy.

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I gargled a laugh, but I'd never felt more like crying in my life. I'm fine.

— Ilsa J. Bick

Honestly, Bob: how do you carve a scream?

— Ilsa J. Bick

Don't get so caught up in looking behind you forget to look ahead.

— Ilsa J. Bick

So I think I'll stay here a little while longer. There's plenty of time to get off this gurney and open that door and rejoin the rest of you.
There's all the time I have left on Earth.
There's the rest of my life.

— Ilsa J. Bick

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