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Your fear remains strong. You are not ready to face your story, preferring instead to surround yourself with knots. Someday, they will strangle you.
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Yelena, you've driven me crazy. You've caused me considerable trouble and I've contemplated ending your life twice since I've known you." Valek's warm breath in my ear sent a shiver down my spine.
"But you've slipped under my skin, invaded my blood and seized my heart."
"That sounds more like a poison than a person," was all I could say. His confession had both shocked and thrilled me.
"Exactly," Valek replied. "You have poisoned me.

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Everyone grieves in different ways. For some, it could take longer or shorter. I do know it never disappears. An ember still smolders inside me. Most days, I don't notice it, but, out of the blue, it'll flare to life.

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Living is a risk,' I snapped at him. 'Every decision, every interaction, every step, every time you get out of bed in the morning, you take a risk. To survive is to know you're taking that risk and to not get out of bed clutching illusions of safety.

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But you've slipped under my skin, invaded my blood and seized my heart.

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Another relative?" Valek asked.
A broad smile stretched Moon Man's lips. "Yes. I am her mother's uncle's wife's
third cousin."
Valek and Moon Man

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You can't let the past ruin your future.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: Nothing says you care for me better than
Nothing says you care for me better than offering to torture my enemies."
He grinned. "No sense doing things halfhearted. And to think, some girls have to endure listening to poetry.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: In the war room love what if someone
In the war room, love? What if someone comes in?"
I stood and removed his shirt. "Then they'll have a good story to tell."
"Good?" He adopted the pretense of being offended.
"Prove me wrong.

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I remembered my little brother, Allyn, had appeared so innocent and angelic when he slept
similar to Kerrick. It must be a survival tactic. If Allyn hadn't looked so sweet, we would have killed him while he slept. He had been pure evil when he was awake
similar to Kerrick.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: Nothing like having a warrant for your
Nothing like having a warrant for your execution to get a girl motivated.

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I'm glad you're here. We've had some ... interesting developments." Leif groaned. "That's Yelena-speak for life-threatening danger.

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I'd wish you luck, but I don't think it would help.'
'Why not?'
'My lady, you make your own luck.

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Valek leaned back in his chair and said to me, "I don't think I would have made it past the audition,Yelena. I probably would have set my hair on fire by this point."
"What's a singed head for the sake of art?" I teased. He laughed.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: You asked how i can be so calm i dont
You asked how I can be so calm. I don't have time not to be. I would like to grieve and worry and carry on, but that doesn't achieve results.

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I offer my heart, entrust my soul and give my life to you.

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Before Kiki and I headed toward the Keep, I thanked my friends.
"For what? We didn't do anything," Janco grumbled.
"For caring enough to follow my guards. And the next time, I might need the help."
"There better not be a next time," Ari said, giving me a stern look.
"How touching," Janco said, pretending to wipe his eyes.
"Get going, Yelena. I don't want you to see me cry." He faked a sniffle.
"I'm sure your ego can handle it," I said. "Or will you need to beat up some trainees to feel like a man again?"
"Very funny," he said.

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And clay-caked clothes are so last year.

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I did what any good rat would do. I bit down on the guard's hand until I tasted blood.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: Suppressing his relief valek asked can
Suppressing his relief, Valek asked, "Can you please tell this Lieutenant who he has arrested?"
"Can do," Janco said with a smile. "Lieutenant Darren, let me be the first to congratulate you on capturing the elusive and legendary Kelav. He's been wanted in Ixia for years on multiple counts of espionage.

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But it seems there is more than one way to poison a person's heart, and it doesn't require a meal.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: Youre better off fighting hand to hand
You're better off fighting hand to hand than wielding a weapon you don't know how to use. A skilled opponent would simply disarm you. Then your troubles would be doubled. Not only would you be under attack, but you'd have to counter your own weapon

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Your fear remains strong. You are not ready to face your story, preferring instead to surround yourself with knots. Someday, they will strangle you.

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My mind's screaming went unvoiced. Logic grabbed the panic and wrestled it to the ground.

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They actually think I would abandon the Commander. they have no concept of loyalty.

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I needed to sit down. I'd heard other people talk about having to sit down when shocked by an event or revelation and I had dismissed the notion as pure exaggeration. Little did I realize the actual physical weakness. It felt as if my bones had dissolved and my muscles could no longer support my weight.

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But they fight in the name of the creator."
"I don't care if they fight in the name of broccoli. The goal remains the same.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: Id like you to make a commitment to me
I'd like you to make a commitment to me as well. Will you be my mate?

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Knowledge, whatever the form, could be as effective as a weapon.

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Love trumps logic. And when it comes to you, love, I can be extremely irrational.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: It had been wishful thinking plain and
It had been wishful thinking, plain and simple, dangerous for me to indulge in. Hope, happiness and freedom were not in my future.

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Don't worry," I said. "These men are good. They're going to heal the world.

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I doubt I would ever be missed. Noted absent, charged delinquent, reprimanded but never missed.

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We are searching for the same thing," Stripey said.
"How do you know?" Janco asked.
"I read his mind." The Sitian pointed to Ari. "Yours was too ... chaotic. Too many useless thoughts to wade through."
A compliment or an insult? Janco guessed compliment and preened.

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A full-out rebellion would take a major amount of luck and coordination. The Tech Nos and Domotor looked at me, waiting. No one else would be able to organize both sides. I drew in a deep breath. We had the technology, the intelligence and the people-put enough sheep together and you have a herd, a force to be reckoned with. We needed a leader.

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Pain jabbed Janco where the lower half of his right ear used to be. He rubbed the scar. "Now, I'm not a genius-"
"Got that right," Ari mumbled.

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And what did you give him in return?" ... "My heart.

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Ari's coming with backup. Should I pretend we barely survived without his help or gloat that we didn't need him at all?"
"Tough decision," I said.
"You can't go wrong with either one," Kade said.
"You guys are no fun. I have to go with the gloating. But no mention of that magic stuff. It ruins the effect." Janco rushed off.

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Leif: Getting killed would have been easier. No guilt. No worries. No fear. Caring for someone is terrible and wonderful. I don't know if I have the strength to do it for another. How do you deal with it?
Yelena: I focus on the wonderful parts and suffer through the terrible parts, knowing it will end eventually.

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But how many times can you upset someone and still return to normal? Isn't there a point when the person gives up on you?

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Whiskey Wendi," Kerrick said.
"Oh, yes," Loren said. A slow smile spread on his lips. "That was Grzebien? Wow that was ... a wild time."
"That was also over a year ago before Estrid and when the Booze Baron ruled the town. Do you really think the people would remember us?" Quain asked.
"Whiskey Wendi," Loren repeated, looking at Quain with a gleam in his eyes.
"Oh, yeah." Quain grinned. "Yeah, they'd remember.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: There will always be sharks in the water
There will always be sharks in the water. Nothing you can do about it except be careful where you swim." "Your

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It's the problem with mistakes, they tend to linger.

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Only one way to find out

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: There might be plenty of rainy days but
There might be plenty of rainy days, but those perfect ones will make all the memories of rain disappear.

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Maria V. Snyder Quotes: You said i was afraid to come back to
You said I was afraid to come back to the Keep. Well-" I spread my arms wide, flinging drops of water onto Leif's green tunic "-here I am."
"You are here. I'll grant you that. But are you unafraid?"
"I already have a mother and a Story Weaver. Your job is to be the annoying older brother. Stick to what you know."
"Ohhh. I've hit a nerve.

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Mixing myself with the hard stone. A stone had a single purpose: to

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There's an arrest warrant out for her. Did you even consider taking her to the Commander?"
"No."
"Why not?" Valek didn't try to hide his disbelief. "Killing isn't the only solution to a problem. Or has that been yourformula?"
" My formula! Excuse me, Mr. Assassin, while I laugh as I remember my history lessons on how to deal with a tyrannical monarch by killing him and his family."
Valek flashed me a dangerous look.

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