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“Hush now, my dear one . . . be not afraid. Night comes upon us, but sunlight will break. Sleep now, my dear one . . . let your tears fade. Darkness surrounds us, but someday we’ll wake. . . .”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
Never call this land hell, he had said. Respect the land as you would a dangerous beast, but do not hate it.
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“Names didn’t mean a whole lot in the Forests. Or maybe they meant everything. The right ones, that was.”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“(And no, for those searching, Hoid does not make an appearance. Unfortunately, he needed to be somewhere else in the timeline at this point.)”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“William Ann had actually had a childhood. She wasn’t weak, she was just . . . normal. A woman could be strong without having the emotions of a brick.”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“Silence took one of the burlap sacks from her pack and handed it to William Ann, then removed her hammer. It wasn’t some war weapon, like her grandfather had spoken of. Just a simple tool for pounding nails. Or other things.”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“She didn’t know if she was speaking to Grandmother or the God Beyond. So often, they were the same in her mind. Had she ever realized that before?”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“And don’t you give me that innocent look. These are the Forests. Everybody here has done something, now and then, that you don’t want others to know about....”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“We’re going to kill them, aren’t we?” William Ann asked.
“Yes.”
“How much are they worth?”
“Sometimes, child, it’s not about what a man is worth.”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“What would it take?” she asked. “For you to see a miracle instead of a coincidence?”
“It would take a miracle, obviously," Silence said, picking up her knife. "Instead of just a coincidence.”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“What would it take?" she asked. "For you to see a miracle instead of a coincidence?" "It would take a miracle,obviously," Silence said, picking up her knife. "Instead of just a coincidence.”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“She swept her knife through the first shade, as Grandmother had taught. Never creep back and cower before shades. You’re Forescout blood. You claim the Forests. You are their creature as much as any other. As am I. . . .
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“Animals lived out there, but fort surveyors declared that there were no predators. The shades had gotten those long ago, drawn by the shedding of blood.”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
The only way to learn is to do, Silence. And you’ll learn, one way or another!
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell
“We are Forescouts. We survive. We will be the ones to defeat the Evil, someday.”
Brandon Sanderson, Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell