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“I never belonged anywhere until I met you.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
“There were different kinds of strength. I knew that now. It didn't always come from a knife or a willingness to fight. Sometimes it came from endurance, where the well ran deep and quiet. Sometimes it came from compassion and forgiveness.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
“I'll always want him. Until every sun goes dark in every sky, until I am nothing more than long-forgotten cosmic dust, I will want him. And even then I suspect my particles will long for his.”
Ann Aguirre, Doubleblind
“No matter how interminable something feels, there is always, always an ending. Sometimes that's good, and sometimes it's bad; sometimes it's a matter of indifference, and sometimes it's heartbreaking, and your life is never the same thereafter.”
Ann Aguirre, Grimspace
“I have your back. I didn't mean only when it's easy. All the time.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
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“Sometimes when you meet someone, there’s a click. I don’t believe in love at first sight but I believe in that click. Recognition.”
Ann Aguirre, Blue Diablo
“Once exposed, a secret loses all its power.”
Ann Aguirre, Grimspace
“A good huntress respected her partners instincts, even if he was socially ignorant.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
“Most people can’t stomach silence; it provides too much opportunity to think about things they prefer to avoid.”
Ann Aguirre, Grimspace
“... Where did you go?”

“Down below.”

“Ugh,” she said. “I’ve heard they’re little better than animals.”

Funny. I thought the same thing about most Topsiders I encountered. Tegan touched my hand in silent sympathy, and I set my jaw.

...

I stepped forward and pasted on a false smile. We were in her home, after all. The least I could do was be polite. “I’m Deuce, animal from the underground.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
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“People try to make sense of things, and if they don’t know the answers, they make them up,because for some, a wrong answer is better than none.”
Ann Aguirre, Outpost
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“Sometimes it felt as if all happiness came at a price. You could never, ever, have perfection. Life gave you beauty so you could bear the pain.”
Ann Aguirre, Horde
“We’re both so fucking broken that I understand our strange attraction, a push-pull magnetism born of similar scars.”
Ann Aguirre, Grimspace
“You could miss someone, but it did no good to fixate on loss. I wished I had the ready words of a Breeder or the ability to comfort with a soft touch. I didn't. Instead I had daggers and determination.

That would have to do.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
“He'd said the sun could burn me. It certainly looked angry enough, all orange and glowing mad.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
“Beautiful. And ugly. The world is always both.”
Ann Aguirre, Horde
“We stood back-to-back, blocking and striking in harmony; sometimes it felt like his arms and legs were an extension of me. I could count on him to keep them off me from behind.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
“I’ve lost so many people. Some I left on purpose and never looked back. Some were taken from me, and I never said good-bye.”
Ann Aguirre, Grimspace
“Because I love you.' It was easy to say it this time now that I understood what it meant. Then I quoted his own words back to him. 'Not just when it's easy. All the time.”
Ann Aguirre, Horde
“How can you miss someone who’s right beside you?”
Ann Aguirre, Wanderlust
“I’m not a woman you bring home to Mother, pick out china patterns with, or Mary forefend, breed. I’ve seen a chunk of the universe, true, but there’s still so much more to see. I doubt I’ll ever cure this wanderlust, and I’m content with dedicating my life to failing to sate it... He’s never going to sit at my feet and write me poems, which is good because I hate poetry, except dirty ones that rhyme.”
Ann Aguirre, Grimspace
“Men always want to be remembered whereas women realize that requires being dead.”
Ann Aguirre, Killbox
“But courage wasn't an absence of fear; it was fighting despite the knot in your stomach.”
Ann Aguirre, Horde
“A huntress never stabbed anything she didn't want to.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
“I felt like the blonde in every horror movie who hears a noise in the basement and goes to investigate alone. Sometimes you smell the stupid all around you, but you step in it anyway.”
Ann Aguirre, Blue Diablo
“There are quiet ways to die where the body just doesn’t notice that the heart is gone.”
Ann Aguirre, Doubleblind
“I want to drag you off and hide you away,” he whispered.
“Why?”
“I always knew you were beautiful, but now everyone else will too. I won’t be able to keep other boys away from you, and it’ll make me crazy.”
Ann Aguirre, Outpost
“A curve of silver hung amid the brighter specks; it looked to me like a curved dagger, pretty but deadly, as if it might slice the sky in two.”
Ann Aguirre, Enclave
“Time is fluid, so the moments where everything feels perfect pass in a wink, and those where you're on your knees in despair drag on like the death of a thousand cuts.”
Ann Aguirre, Wanderlust
“It’s easy to do right when everything goes right. But let everything go wrong, and see how difficult it becomes.”
Ann Aguirre, Aftermath

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