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On the Shoulders of Titans (Arcane Ascension, #2) On the Shoulders of Titans by Andrew Rowe
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“Sometimes the world’s most brilliant ideas don’t work. Doesn’t make them any less insightful.”
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“Hope can be a source of strength, but when it fails to deliver what I want, I’ve found a good degree of stubbornness to be an appropriate substitute”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“In fact, I didn’t really want to have final words at all, unless they involved something like, “At last, I have transcended beyond the boundaries of my frail human existence.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“They say the shortest way to a man’s heart is through his sternum, after all.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“Even the greatest monsters couldn’t inspire fear like an old woman who was plotting something.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“I didn’t want, “Healing magic didn’t seem like a priority,” to be my final words.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“Keras grinned. “Good. I haven’t had a decent scrap in a while. Let me get my trouble coat.”
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“No problem. Get some sleep.”
“You, too.”
He shook his head. “Not just yet for me.” Keras cracked his neck. “I’m still wearing my trouble coat, and I never got to use it.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“Now that we were inside, theoretically we had gotten to the part of the party that was supposed to be fun. I...just wasn’t sure how I was supposed to make that part happen.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“Dancing was terrifying. Politicians? Who wanted to talk to them? Certainly not me. Other students? Nah. The last section was food. Eating it is, I decided. Eating forever. “I’m going to go get food,” I declared as I left the others, bravely delving into the massive crowd. This was a mistake. There are people here. I should have just sat down.”
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“Nearby Vanniv grinned and opened his arms as well. Not toward anyone in particular. Patrick, always a good sport, rose from his chair and gave Vanniv a hug. Vanniv seemed briefly startled, then grinned and pulled Patrick in closer, like they’d been long-lost brothers.”
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“Jin smirked. “Why? There’s nothing else that interests me here.” Do not be charmed. He is not charming. There is no charming happening here. None.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“remember to call them by neutral pronouns like “they” unless they asked me to use a gender. That was the polite thing to do.”
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“My plan was pretty much to flee in terror and hope for the best.”
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“She glanced at each of us, then back toward Patrick. “Is there someone just giving out legendary magical swords to children? Because I’m fairly certain I recognize all three of those.”
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“You are not supposed to be here.” Mizuchi turned her head from side to side, searching.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“That was not a good sign. I began the treatment process by panicking.”
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“Trust within a family sounded so reasonable on the surface.”
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“He could have killed us both if he had wanted to.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“I grinned in spite of the awfulness of being touched without warning.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“I don’t know why I have a pattern of running into hand-destroying situations, but that seems to be my lot in life.”
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“And there is no realer man than I,” Vanniv replied with a nod. “Excepting for the fact that I am a magically created copy of the original Vanniv, of course, and thus completely fake.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“Stairs Up! Extremely Dangerous Traps! I Forgot What This One Does! Money! Moderately Dangerous Traps! Mystery! Bigger Monsters! Literally Nothing!”
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“I’d done worse to Jin in a similar situation, though, so I could sympathize. “You did the right thing. Do you think she’s still trying to gather more support?”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“That activated the Ring Formerly Known as the Ring of Derek Controlling, which”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“Professor Vellum had no aura at all. That was not a good sign. I began the treatment process by panicking.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“I shot Jin a look. I don’t know what kind of look it was. I’m not sure there’s a word for a combination of shock, horror, and admiration occurring all at once. I’m going with shorrorulation. If they can make up words, so can I.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“A part of me tried to fabricate reasons in my mind why it was too dangerous, or why it couldn’t be possible.

But I knew the truth — there was a part of me that was just afraid of change. And another part that was afraid of losing what made me special.

I’d risked my life for that attunement. Was it really fair for others to get them for free? Perhaps even any attunement of their choice?

But that was an inherently selfish line of thinking.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“It wrote me “helpful” comments about each of the rooms I was going through, like, “This is the Room of Eternal Death. It’s like the Room of Normal Death, but somewhat more repetitive.” That sort of thing.”
Andrew Rowe, On the Shoulders of Titans
“we were both content to spend the trip in awkward silence, which was vastly preferable to awkward conversation. ***”
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