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#1. Her mind drew him in, hid his image at its center, folded over him, the world slid into place, the chaos ceased. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#2. There's just one rule, just one basic law that everyone lives under : take control or be controlled. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#3. Have I told you I love you?" he whispers.
I smile. "Not since this morning."
"Unforgivable. I will tell you every hour of every day. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#4. I am the weed cast out of the rose garden. I am the crow chased out of the dovecote. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#5. This has been the great lesson of my long life: To love is to destroy. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#6. I think of the five generations it will take before [Mr. Perfect]'s born, and I want to scream. I want someone now. I want someone who will look into my eyes and understand everything behind them. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#7. Love is a path lined with roses." I say bitterly. "But it leads to a cliff's edge and all who follow it tumble to their doom. You will not find your happiness there. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#8. All the world is in your shadow, Zahra. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#9. The price of every lie is that the truth will always come out. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#10. We were too greedy, grasping for immortality too soon. Perhaps if we had only been patient, content to wait, we would all have forever in the end. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#11. Even a thief may have honor, and even a jinni may have a heart. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#12. Do you know the Ai'oan word for heart? he asks.
I shake my head.
"It's py'a." We're so close, his whisper is right in my ear, and his breath warms the side of my neck. "You are my heart, Pia. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#13. Because you are young and free and one with the jungle. You are mortal, but instead of clinging to the hope of immortality, you embrace each day, one at a time, and never worry about tomorrow. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#14. The way he looks at me- steady and silent, bold and bright - makes me feel as if the storm outside were trapped inside me, thunder and rain and light, rolling and crashing. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#15. How many have died that I might live?
And who has died that I might live? - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#16. You're very pretty," he murmurs, his voice thick with sleep, "for a jinni." "Have you met many jinn?" "No." His lips curl into a dazed grin. "But I've met a lot of pretty girls. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#17. He is the sun, and I am the moon. We must stay apart or the world will be thrown out of balance. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#18. The things that were once sweet to me are now bitter. The sun is not half so bright. The stars seem dimmer. All this wealth and luxury feels meaningless. All the world is in your shadow, Zahra. I cannot help but see you when I close my eyes. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#19. Goodbye, Zahra," says the princess, and she pulls her arm back, preparing to throw the lamp.
"Do it, Princess," says a voice, "and I will tear your head from your shoulders. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#20. Habiba. It's an old word that means dear friend. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#21. It's a limitless new world, and we are only just beginning to explore it. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#22. WHERE IS MY SON?" Uncle Antonio bellows, levelling the two AK-47s he's holding at the lot of us. "Get away from him, you bastards! - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#23. "All I wanted," said the Queen, "was peace between our peoples. But I see now that this is not possible, for my people are ruled by a dreamer, and the jinn are ruled by a monster." - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#24. The answer cannot be found. That should be my new life motto. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#25. Women! They think it so romantic to break the rules. But what are we if we don't hold to tradition, am I right?" ~Darian - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#26. You're a - you're a - "
Say it, boy. Demon of fire. Monster of smoke. Devil of sand and ash. Servant of Nardukha, Daughter of Ambadya, the Nameless, the Faceless, the Limitless. Slave of the Lamp. Jinni.
". . . a girl!" he finishes. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#27. You mean you want me to throw rocks at a bunch of monkeys in a tree in order to compete for food and prove that I, man, am the superior species? Chica," he said, clicking his tongue, "I've been waiting for an opportunity like this my whole life. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#28. If you're not free to love, your're not free at all. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#29. A name is a powerful thing. It sets one apart and gives significance. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#30. Who knows that each day is not a gift but a prize that is to be seized - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#31. Because when you love someone, that's what you do - you get involved. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#32. For the last few centuries, these jeweled fruits have been my constant and sole companions. The greatest treasure in all the world, as comfortless as light to the blind. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#33. Stop thinking like a princess and be a queen. She - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#34. Love makes you weak. It distracts you from the important things. It can make you lose sight of the objective.
-Uncle Paolo - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#35. You've ruled before, so tell me, does it get easier?"
"No, but you get stronger. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#36. I should have known better than to open myself to such inevitable pain. When did I forget to stay aloof and unattached? When did I let my armor soften, leaving me vulnerable? This is what I get for playing human. The - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#37. She was a blank, a wordless being. She was a hole in the universe. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#38. I have no form, I have no name. I am the Slave of the Lamp, and your will is my will. Your wishes are my commands." ~Zahra - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#39. Reminding me how fragile this life is and how easily it can be lost. Compelling me to live and to live well, while I still can.
Because sooner or later, we must all face eternity. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#40. I've been chased, shot, cut, beaten, and dragged a hundred leagues in the blink of an eye. I need a drink. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#41. She said, 'People are like stars, but it's stories that turn us into constellations. If we don't tell our stories, we burn alone in the dark. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#42. Less a point on a map and more a region of the soul, but it is a path I can follow. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#43. He alone can meet my eyes without disgust or fear. He alone still sees the girl inside the monster. But it is not enough. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#44. Some people never changed, could always be depended on to be exactly the way they should. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#45. Find me, my thief. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#46. Nothing is worth betraying someone you love. ~Aladdin - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#47. We ... do things a lot differently, yes, but in many ways we are just the same as you ... We eat, we sleep, we breathe. We smile when we're happy, and we cry when we're sad. When we swim, we must come up for air. When we work all day, our backs get sore. When we get cut, we bleed. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#48. It slowly dawns on me what it is, the sensation that has bridged the gap between how I saw the world yesterday and how I see it today. It compensates for my lost keenness and even makes everything around me a little brighter.
Hope. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#49. I want someone who will look into my eyes and understand everything behind them.
-Pia - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#50. He is nothing. I tell myself this, so that I will not hope for him. I am not allowed to hope. I am a forbidden wish of my own. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#51. You insist you're a monster because you're afraid of being human. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#52. Use your wish," I whisper to Aladdin, opening my eyes. "Please."
"If I do," he replies softly, "I'll lose you. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#53. If it's a monster they want, then a monster they shall have. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#54. You're beautiful and wild and kind, and I can't stop thinking about you." A sunny, foolish smile breaks across his face. "It's wrong and stupid and wonderful, Zahra. I didn't mean for it to happen, but here I am. I love you. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#55. It's too hot out here. Let's go inside. I'll teach you how to properly enter a room based on who is already there, and whether they are sitting, standing, or eating." Aladdin groans. "I'm sick of playing prince. Let's pick pockets. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#56. She sobbed into her hands, tears winding down her arms and dripping onto her knees. We all stared uncomfortably at our shoes, the ground, anything except Avani.
I felt someone should say something, so I said gingerly, You probably shouldn't cry. You need to conserve your water. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#57. I can't let the killing go on. No more death, not because of me. This is the only way. You and I both know it. Eio. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#58. There is no brightness without darkness. There is no body without its shadow. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#59. And once I am free to run, not even the shadows of the past will be able to catch me. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#60. Keep your eye on the goal, not the steps you must take to reach it. The goal is everything. The steps are nothing. No matter how difficult the journey is, the goal is always worth it. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#61. I know plenty of dances. My favorite is called Not Getting Your Legs Broken for Stealing Figs from That Baker on Pearl Lane." "That's sure to charm the princess right into a wedding pact. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#62. Do not say such things," said the Queen. "We have today and yesterday, and we will seize tomorrow. We will have all the time in the world if we are clever enough to take it. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#63. Because, well, you're not immortal anymore. At least as far as we know; just because you can bleed doesn't mean you'll grow old and die. Maybe you won't."
"How can we know?"
"There's only one way to find out."
"What?"
He smiles. "You'll just have to live. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#64. Because happiness itself is a mythical construct, a dream you humans tell yourselves to get through each day. It is the moon, and you, like the sun, pursue it relentlessly, chasing it around and around, getting nowhere. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#65. As the poets say, stories are truth told through lies. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#66. The universe sings a deep, eternal song, sound in waves, in deep sighs, in whispers, in swirling chords and rising, falling tones. The music of the worlds, weaving in a pattern that is both chaos and order, both beauty and terror, without beginning, without end. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#67. To have thought that, with the right tests and the right lectures, I could be made into a cold-blooded, heartless killer. To have thought that I could ignore the beating of my own heart long enough to stop the beating of another's. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#68. All I wanted was peace between our peoples. But I see now that this is not possible, for my people are ruled by a dreamer, and the jinn are rules by a monster. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#69. Mm!" Joey rubbed his stomach. "I love me some root juice in the morning. Enlivens the senses! - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#70. Not all battles can be fought in the light. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#71. I asked her why my father resisted the guards when they always won in the end. Why didn't he just save himself the pain and pay them what they wanted? She told me that sometimes, you can't choose what happens to you, but you can choose who you become because of it. That's why my father fought back. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#72. Wishes are born in the will of men and women, and it is the true and pure source of power all humans hold. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#73. My imagination is the most powerful muscle I possess. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#74. It's time for both of us to be free. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#75. But my heart is a treacherous star, refusing to dim when the sun rises - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#76. A kind of childlike purity to her repose that made the thought of kissing her seem vile. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#77. Every glance, every touch, every whisper between us has been a pebble added to the scales, tipping me toward a new direction. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#78. Love is a path lined with roses. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#79. The will of this boy thief flows in golden streams. It is the thread with which I weave, the colors with which I paint, the element with which I create. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#80. We are adrift on a sea of moonlight sand, the silence as infinite as the space between the stars. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#81. If people could fall apart, why couldn't they fall back together? - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#82. A chicken doesn't fly like other birds, but it is still a bird. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#83. That your eyes are like bits of sky seen through the leaves. And that, like the rain washes the mud from the leaves, you ... how did he say it? Oh yes. That you wash the darkness from the world. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#84. No! Aguaje is for girls. If a man eats to much of it, he starts to look like a woman.

That is the most unscientific thing I've ever heard.

Then you haven't met my cousin Jacari. Too much aguaje. Now the mothers use him as wet nurse. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#85. ...there is a somewhere else after this, where everyone drinks elysia and lives forever. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#86. Everytime he looked at her she felt brighter inside, and she yearned to keep his attention, to hold his gaze. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#87. May you carry the weight of this betrayal to your grave. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#88. You won't tell?"
"I'll add it to the box under my bed labeled 'The Secret Confession of the Immortal Pia'. Good Lord, girl, don't look so mortified. There's not actually a box. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#89. I may as well shackle my wrist to a bolt of lightning as attach myself to a mortal. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#90. Well, that's the thing, isn't it? Everyone always blames the monster
but no one ever blames the one who created it. Isn't that right?" He sneered at Moira's limp form. "Tell me, who is the monster? The creation or the creator? It has to start somewhere. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#91. And what does he want?" I turn and face the serving girl. "The same thing we all want. He just won't admit it." I see longing in her eyes, and also anger, when she looks at Aladdin. "Freedom from the past." I - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#92. There is only one thing more numerous than the stars," I say, looking up to the heavens. "And that is the darkness that holds them. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#93. Homo ferus: wild human. An unpredictable, nocturnal creature usually found in trees. Caution: may cause bewilderment and disorientation. Also, prone to teasing. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#94. It seemed to her that living without control of your own will was hardly a step above not living at all. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#95. Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#96. You can't choose what happens to you, but you can choose who you become because of it. ~Aladdin - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#97. Cruelty, I understand. But kindness frightens me, for my defenses are weak against it. ~Zahra - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#98. Maybe reason is neater and more orderly, but nonsense is freeing. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#99. And what do you know of love?"
"That it must be a choice."
"Oh, my naive thief. " I pause briefly to meet his gaze. "Love is rarely a choice. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#100. Remember, Pia," he whispers. "Perfect is as perfect does. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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