The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3)
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No need for guards when you can convince people to collaborate in their own internment.
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It wasn’t a foul mood, it was the privilege that age had bought her, to dispense with the lie of politeness.
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only people who think they have a future fear death.
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that would be genocide. Killing a people, down to the very idea of them as a people.”
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Even though it feels wrong to yell at any adult. Yet she has also spent the past year and a half learning that adults are people, and sometimes they are wrong, and sometimes somebody should yell at them.
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“I think,” Hoa says slowly, “that if you love someone, you don’t get to choose how they love you back.”
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There are stages to the process of being betrayed by your society. One is jolted from a place of complacency by the discovery of difference, by hypocrisy, by inexplicable or incongruous ill treatment. What follows is a time of confusion—unlearning what one thought to be the truth. Immersing oneself in the new truth. And then a decision must be made.
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But for a society built on exploitation, there is no greater threat than having no one left to oppress.