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Children of the Dead City Children of the Dead City by Noor Al-Shanti
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“he did not seem to have any actual training with a weapon, but there was something frightening about the way he fought. Something wild and uncontrolled seemed to have possessed him.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“If you take a man’s choices away from him, you cannot blame him for the outcome.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“All of those plans had been destroyed by the arrogant charity of a King.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“The figure’s exposed arms were so scarred and burnt they almost looked like they were covered with scales. Bright silver hair hung down over the man’s frighteningly large, glowing eyes.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“And because he could do nothing about it, Tern’s anger suffocated him. It made more tears.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“It could have been mere minutes or long hours. It had felt the same to her then, the seconds catching in her throat, waiting with her breath before she forced them out, forced time to move.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“he looked more like a gust of wind or a whirl of smoke than a boy.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“The King in the Palace had the power to play with people’s lives and destroy them, but he did not even know what was happening in the ranks of his own soldiers, in the halls of his own home.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“The Travelers say that it is not in the human nature to kill or harm anyone. They believe that war is so abhorrent to the human spirit that it can destroy those who are victorious more surely than it destroys those who are killed.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“They were almost demon-like, with metallic rings around their throats that gleamed in the moonlight and more weapons than a normal human should be able to carry.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“Mother would not like him to be too rude to this girl, even if she was the spoiled little monster for whose entertainment his life had been ruined.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“Just because your mother is dead that does not mean you can stop being her son.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“and the uniform jacket he wore was so tattered and dirty that there could only be one reason he still had it. It must mean something to him, hold some particular importance.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“He clutched at his chest, trying to find the pendant that hung there, to hold onto the reality of it, the reality of his age and the time in which he was living, but the shadows surrounded him on all sides and the fear grew in his heart and he was only a frightened little boy.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“A small, decorative dagger was embedded in her stomach. She was doomed. Even still, Hawk could not leave her.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City
“The tears fell like rivers down Tern’s cheeks. He did not want to cry. He wanted to be strong like Raven, like Hawk, but they fell all the same. He tried to hold them back, but that only made it difficult to breathe.”
Noor Al-Shanti, Children of the Dead City