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Top 100 Quotes About Dystopian Fiction

#1. Super-fast, he reels me into his arms, holding me in a tight embrace. "I can't lose you, Sadie. I just can't. Every day I die a little more inside. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#2. She waits for his reprimand or words of disapproval.
He kisses her instead. Hard. Lips demanding, fingers tightening on her chin. He consumes her with this single act. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#3. Ideas combined with courage can change the world. - Author: David Litwack
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#4. A joke is a witticism or play on words that's meant to be funny. I say 'meant to be' because most jokes aren't funny. They range between mildly amusing and grimace-inducingly annoying. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#5. All the definitions people want to put on you in terms of what kind of writer you are come with hidden meanings. If you're writing science fiction, you're writing rocket ships. If you write dystopian fiction, it's inequity where The Man must be fought. - Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
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#6. If the world explore all my dark fantasy, will change for the better. - Author: Alexandar Tomov
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#7. Within the realm of fiction, it is always tempting to set one's stories in a dystopian future, where all our misgivings about state power can be shown in full force. - Author: Anne Fortier
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#8. In 1890, Donnelly published Caesar's Column, a dystopian science fiction novel set in the far-off 1980s, when the United States had become a capitalist tyranny controlled by a ruthless Jewish oligarchy. - Author: Arthur Goldwag
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#9. Maybe the Society was right all along. From the very beginning, that's what they called her. A time bomb.
Tick, tick, tick. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#10. Sometimes when we label something dystopian fiction, I feel like we're trying very hard not to use the words 'science fiction,' because science fiction has those horrible connotations of rocket ships and bodacious babes. - Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
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#11. Haydn snorts. "Only gullible, lovesick fools spout that mushy crap." Thank the stars that his tone is teasing, because I can sense Logan's patience waning.
"When you find the right girl, I'm so going to make you eat your words. And I'm going to thoroughly enjoy rubbing your nose in it. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#12. I've always read broadly: literary fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, chick lit, historical, dystopian, nonfiction, memoir. I've even read Westerns. I prefer female protagonists. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#13. My mind wanders and I drift off into La-La Land. I dream about Thalassic City. About opportunity. And second chances. About actually living. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#14. He licks his lips as his head tilts down toward me. My body goes wild. Frissons of electricity travel up and down my spine as the True Born leans down. His voice is silk in my ear. 'You're not with your parents now. No restrictions. How does that make you feel? - Author: L.E. Sterling
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#15. Don't know when my life came to visualising intense pain and tragedy to putting it down on paper, to putting across a message of love in times of abject hate. Thank you everybody and the conspiracy of the stars for showing me this day. To many, many more books, inshallah, and to many more launches. - Author: Simran Keshwani
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#16. Fantastic," I said without an ounce of enthusiasm. "I'm just one more embarrassing confession away from taking over the world."
Spencer Nye - Author: Jason Letts
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#17. I know these are going to sound like school reading-list suggestions, but if you like dystopian fiction, you should check out some of the originals: 'Anthem,' by Ayn Rand; '1984,' by George Orwell; or 'Brave New World,' by Aldous Huxley. - Author: Sara Shepard
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#18. You have to pull the feet to break the neck. They let the loved ones do it. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#19. He hugs me and I'm home.
He kisses me and I'm never alone. - Author: David Estes
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#20. A lie of obsession is still a lie - Author: Veronica Roth
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#21. Evangeline," he sighed. "It ain't ever goan to be easy with you, is it? - Author: Kresley Cole
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#22. Death and his scythe do not come. No sweeping black capes or ethereal escapes. There's no pearly gate, no prisms of colors as his soul slips away. The stillness is cold steel. The silence is empty with no memory to mend it. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#23. That's what you people do, isn't it? Make assumptions and sell them to impressionable idiots. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#24. I had evolved a year too soon, and it nearly broke me - Author: Carlyle Labuschagne
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#25. A craving to crawl out of my skin hits me like a bullet to the chest. It's not a new sentiment. It's an urge I feel at least once every hour. A potent desire to be anyone but myself. To live any life but this one. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#26. I stare into the ruggedly handsome face, the eyes alight with a vast intelligence and that eerie, unearthly power. He's beautiful, so haunted with power it takes me a second to realize exactly what position Nolan Storm has put me in, and by extension, my family. - Author: L.E. Sterling
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#27. I wondered for a second why I cared so much, but I knew I did. I wanted to be more like the Upper-Cs. Not snobby or mean, but just a bit more. It was hard to explain, I just liked the thought of being dolled up and having a few nice things. - Author: Y.A. Marks
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#28. At the core of 'Star Trek' is Gene Roddenberry's vision of the future. So much of science-fiction is about a dystopian society with human civilization having crumbled. He had an affirmative, shining, positive view of the future. - Author: George Takei
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#29. Everybody stood dead still. It was as if now that we were about to get out of the Tower for the first time since the flood, we were scared, like we were crossing some line that we wouldn't be able to uncross.
Greenleigh - Author: B.E. Scully
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#30. It's a heartening fact about the human race that utopian fiction precedes dystopian fiction in the evolution of literature. - Author: Paul Di Filippo
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#31. Buddy, you have no idea what I am capable of. Now, put the rifle down on the ground. Step back and walk away. Then leave this place and do not ever come back. If you do that, I will let you live. - Author: James J. Caterino
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#32. You should've told me," she repeats. "Because here's a news flash: You might've wanted to shelter me, but there's nowhere you can hide me that'll keep me safe from what's inside my head. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#33. What's a Laster? A dead man. - Author: L.E. Sterling
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#34. I'm pretty sure battle strategies and combat techniques don't cover desire and lust. - Author: Tracey Steinbach
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#35. The Freaks are coming. - Author: J.O. Young
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#36. I have a curse.
I HAVE A GIFT.
I'm a monster.
I'M MORE THAN HUMAN.
My touch Is lethal.
MY TOUCH IS POWER.
I am their weapon.
I WILL FIGHT BACK. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#37. Logan owns my heart, and he always will. Whether he is aware or not. Whether he wants it or not. That much I know with absolute conviction. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#38. Shitting fucking bastard! Fuck off you massive cockwank!' - Misty Meanor, during a particularly stressful encounter. - Author: Matthew Sylvester
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#39. Dammit, Gage. What the hell were you thinking?"
"I wasn't," he shouts. "I was upset she wanted to stay, and I lost it."
Ethan scoffs. "Yeah, you did."
"I'm an idiot."
"Yeah, you are."
"Shut up. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#40. Remember that forgiveness too is a power. To beg for it is a power, and to withold or bestow it is a power, perhaps the greatest. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#41. The lucky ones died in the blasts. They were spared the fate of starvation, cannibalism, rape and slaughter. Where a man could be killed over half-eaten can of corn. - Author: Joe Reyes
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#42. Prince Maxon surveyed the room and found me. Our eye met for a moment, and he smiled. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#43. ... there are certain questions that must never be asked. Of anyone. Even oneself. - Author: Jenny Lynne
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#44. A man of peace is guided by peace, but when that peace is threatened, he has a choice to either kneel down and die silently as it falls into chaos, or fight for it and not look back. ~ Ryan Mark, Author - Author: Ryan Mark
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#45. If you put enough sheep together you have a herd- a force to be reckoned with. - Author: Maria V. Snyder
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#46. Biking up the same mile-and-a-half long asphalt hill is so much harder when I know that at the end of the journey I'll either be an outlaw, or I'll be dead. - Author: E.J. Squires
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#47. Sometimes it takes losing everything to see the truth in nothing, except love, honor, and death. - Author: N.J. Paige
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#48. There was always so much going on. Never any time to stop and smell the roses. Never any roses to stop and smell anyway. - Author: Ellie Lieberman
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#49. The old fire pit was ancient. I couldn't say how many of my ancestors warmed themselves at this outdoor hearth. Sitting around it was rather affecting, especially when you thought about the countless people who had occupied your very spot in some distant past. It was kind of surreal. - Author: J.M. Northup
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#50. You didn't tell Summer about it, did you?"
"What?" Gage scoffs. "Yeah, telling your girlfriend the Angel of Death might visit her if some switch is flipped is normal pillow talk. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#51. The most important thing you can ever know, is that whatever your purpose is, that's not your only choice. - Author: Dan Wells
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#52. Even if such beauty wasn't meant to be in a world so fallen as ours, that didn't take away from its beauty. It only made it more beautiful. - Author: Kyle West
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#53. My experiment has demonstrated that people from the past can be artificially reincarnated. The purpose is so people from Twinmortal do not commit the same error that we did.-Amaranth - Author: Carolina Cody Aldaz
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#54. Once upon a time there was war, and starvation, and death. Once upon a time we would kill our brothers and sisters, fearing for our own lives. Once upon a time the characters turned from us, and we wept. Now we do not war, nor do we fear, nor do we weep. We Redact. - Author: F.D. Lee
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#55. I know I should look away but I can't. It's as if my eyes are superglued to him. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#56. I'm thinking ahead, imagining what our lives together would be like once we're free from this hell and allowed to live and let go. You know? Really let go of our pain and finally enjoy each other ... you and me. - Author: Leslie Lee Sanders
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#57. Well one tiny poisonous spider can kill a very large man if it bites him in the right place. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#58. A layer of fine powder coats his skin.
"My lungs are turning to concrete," Rob wheezes, hacking and spitting.
"So are my eyes. How do I always get roped into these things?" Avery coughs and pats Rob's back in sympathy. A poof of dust billows from the contact. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#59. The Suitors Ball is fast approaching and it's a nasty reminder that my suitor will be chosen shortly. I feel sorry for the poor unfortunate guy, whichever one of them it happens to be. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#60. If you listen closely you will hear the spirits sigh
a lesson lost on humans; an enchanting lullaby:
Mercy lies in nature's hands and bound to it we grow.
Of the earth we came to be and of the earth we'll go. - Author: Nicoline Evans
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#61. I can't - won't do that to him," Summer says sharply. "Or to myself. Besides, your feelings for me aren't real. The Society did this to you. And if they did it to you, they probably scrambled my brain too. I can't trust that any of this is real. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#62. It was one of those dreams from which she woke up depressed about her reality, filled with a longing that pulled at her insides, wishing the dream could have lasted forever, or at least much longer than it had. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#63. Before the next minute had passed, they had all fallen to the ground. Just like that. As though someone had reached inside and turned off a switch.
"What happened?" Matt asked, gasping.
I went from one person to the next, trying to wake them up, but they were all dead, wrote Daft Donald. - Author: Nancy Farmer
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#64. We all end up dying in the end. It's just a question of how and when. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#65. Nature is cheaper than therapy. - Author: M.P. Zarrella
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#66. Find your lady, kid. Once you do, don't ever let her go. Not all of us are given the chance to be with the one we love, my man. - Author: Jen Naumann
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#67. No, not really. But ... " Okay, I couldn't help but gloat a little. "She likes me."
Samedi didn't even look at me. "Well of course, you've had that bloody uniform on all day. I was half ready to tell you how much I liked you. - Author: Lia Habel
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#68. Haydn's instructions are imprinted on my brain much the same way Logan's face is imprinted on my heart. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#69. ... she wore a masterpiece smile with smudges of paint and graphite across her cheek, and her eyes were a Jackson Pollock painting. - Author: Ellie Lieberman
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#70. Ask very pointed questions. Sharp as sword blades, or laser blasts, if you catch my meaning. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#71. I wish I was more experienced with boys, so that I could understand his intentions more clearly. I grimace inwardly when I think of much of an expert I'll be in a few months time. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#72. I wouldn't change a thing. I want you. I'll always want you. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#73. I was a new person. A new Aurora. I was Aurora of Itchikan City-State. - Author: Binta Userkaf
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#74. That what?" "That I knew i misjudged you. That you love him. I'm not saying In what way. Maybe you don't know yourself. But anyone paying attention could see how much you care about him," he says gently. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#75. They were here from the beginning.
They have reshaped our lives, run us from our homes.
They were always here. - Author: Nadege Richards
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#76. And it is strange that absence can feel like presence. - Author: Ally Condie
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#77. Let your life be a song. Let music be the background of whatever human things you will do for this blazing, spinning planet, and never let go of the good, never let go of the kindness. - Author: Logan Keys
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#78. Broad shoulders fit snugly under his white shirt, and taut muscles flex in his arm as he grips a tray. He's not a muscle-bound freak though, thank God. I don't like that "I have boulders in my biceps" look that a lot of guys seem to favor these days. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#79. Not many people bothered to look for beauty beyond the greenhouses. They went about life with their heads down, just praying to get through the day, to feed themselves and their family. No one ever did anything to make it better. - Author: Erica Lindquist
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#80. Writing is emotional ... it is baring your soul to the world and waiting for someone to acknowledge and love it, or shun and hate it, or worse be indifferent about it. - Author: Anne-Rae Vasquez
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#81. For its speculations to be taken seriously, dystopian fiction must be part of a discussion of contemporary society, a projection of ongoing political failures perhaps, or the wringing of present jeopardy for future disaster. - Author: Sarah Hall
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#82. It's degrading being routinely subjected to a battery of medical tests to ensure I continue to deserve a place in this new world. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#83. The land will sink into the water, and then, the water will evaporate into the air, taking the sky with it. And all, but a tremor of what once was, will be gone. ~ Ichabod Everward, during the Fossil War. - Author: Ryan Mark
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#84. That was a double negative, Jemail. By saying that you haven't seen nobody, you're actually saying that you have seen somebody. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#85. Well you know what they say. It's always raining somewhere. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#86. Just in case you're wondering," Gage says, breaking the silence, "this alliance of ours doesn't mean I like you."
"Feeling's mutual." Julian tosses him a disdainful look. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#87. What I always hate is when people call our movement a 'revolution'. For this to be a revolution, we would have to be opposing a standing government. Look around; there is no standing government. - Author: Joe Reyes
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#88. When my stomach grumbled, I filled up on hamburgers, hot dogs, gyros, tacos, jerk chicken, pizza, and a side salad because I was watching my figure - Author: Y.A. Marks
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#89. The storage capacity of the average human brain is two-hundred and fifty-six exabytes. However, the average adult human only uses approximately one billionth of that storage space effectively. This means my knowledge capacity is approximately three thousand trillion times that of your average human. - Author: Michael Monroe
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#90. Time is a thief. A killer. Time is killing him. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#91. I work my way through the rest of my dates, but I'm only there in body. The boys usually give up after the first hour; it's difficult to have a conversation all by yourself. My ratings plummet, but at least my air-time is minimal now, I'm not offering much in the way of entertainment these days. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#92. It's time, Perry. He let her go. She took a step back, taking in his face one last time. His green eyes. The bend in his nose and the scars on his cheek. All the tiny inperfections that made him beautiful. Without a word, she turned and made her way downhill. - Author: Veronica Rossi
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#93. I would rather never make a penny on book sales and know that many had derived some fair pleasure from my writing, than to know that very few had ever taken a chance on my work. I certainly won't last forever, but I'd love to think that my imagination will continue to surface in the minds of others. - Author: Eric Diehl
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#94. Who would want to be the prey in a world full of hunters? - Author: Alexia Purdy
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#95. Ignoring the pain is more desirable than confronting it. And that's survival one-oh-one. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#96. I plant a gentle parting kiss on his lips, our strategy is well and truly screwed at this stage anyway. We barely lasted a day. - Author: Siobhan Davis
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#97. A shiver ran through me. Freaks looked almost human
and weren't. They had lesions on their skin, razor-sharp teeth, and claws instead of fingernails. I'd heard you could detect them by smell, though in the tunnels, that could be hard. - Author: Ann Aguirre
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#98. Always have a plan, but be prepared to change it at any given moment. - Author: K. Chrisbacher
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#99. Although I write dystopian fiction, I don't believe in dystopian fantasies. - Author: John Twelve Hawks
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#100. That's the thing I'm learning about being thrown out on yer own. Nobody does nothing for you. If you don't change it, it don't get changed. - Author: Patrick Ness
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