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“Once upon a time, there was something called the sun.”
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“I suddenly felt faint. Never before had I seen another redhead, and only once, many years, had I seen a blond.”
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“Iyzabel could cover up this majesty, she could starve an entire kingdom of its presence, but in the end she was a speck just like me, and she could no more destroy the Light of the heavens than swallow up the ocean.”
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“But what did feel like me?
"Me" was a person I barely knew anymore.”
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“Everyone's afraid of things. It's how you react that makes you a coward.”
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“Tell me about the way things used to be," I pleaded. "Tell me about how the sun would light up the whole world, and about the trees being green and leafy, and about the grass, and the blue sky, and the sunlight, and birds, and magic.”
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“Mages are more powerful than any other magical species, girls, and more dangerous. Never forget that it was the mages who brainwashed the nymphs into rebellion against our blessed queen fourteen years ago, and their evil influence that threatened our kingdom's very existence. Magic cannot go unchecked. If history teaches you nothing else, let it teach you that.”
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“The world narrowed to a screaming point where cold metal touched soft skin.”
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“You're like a living flame, child.”
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“A witch becomes a witch by eating a magical person's heart.”
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“Arctic temperatures have a way of making people grumpy.”
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“The basic idea, I recalled, was to use my emotions instead of letting them use me.”
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“I felt a tingle of unreality at his use of the word sundown. Like the sun was not a fable here, but a presence.”
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“You think I'm brave?" I said, astonished.
"You think you're not?"
"I think ... I think I want to be brave, but I'm always afraid."
"Well, that just means you're wise," said Eamon. "I don't think someone who wasn't brave could have come all this way and through as much danger as you did.”
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“Everything I thought I knew was a mishmash of conflicting information from Yarrow and Gildenbrook, and I was beginning to understand just how much work I would have to do to sort one from the other.”
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“I blotted out that destructive inferno in the sky that parched and burned the land, threatening all life.”
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“I would love the Darkness with all my heart. I would never daydream about Light again.”
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“Sunchildren - fire nymphs, with their flamelike hair and leopard-spotted skin - were widely acknowledged to be second only to mages as the embodiment of evil.”
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“Hair like fire. Skin like a leopard. Childhood fairy tale and adolescent nightmare come to life. Sunchild.”
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“He had left before I could tell him I still loved him.”
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“What have you got, you mad old witch?" I gasped. "Manipulation? Power?" I did my best to sneer. "Darkness?" I heaved sunlight into my arms and felt the blade lift slightly. "Those things may be enough to take a kingdom, Your Majesty, but they aren't enough to keep it.”
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“The Darkness was like a long swathe of fabric covering our island kingdom.”
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“There was no place in her kingdom the sun might shine its naked face.”
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“I was a monster. It was almost the only thought I had room for, it seemed so big and unwieldy. I am a monster.”
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“Like a watch that keeps ticking simply because it has been wound, my brain plodded on with the information I had been given.”
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“I've found you can do just about anything when you have no other choice.”
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“It's a banshee," said Yarrow. "A herald of death".”
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“Life can be overwhelming, and sometimes it catches up to you.”
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“You'd think she'd just given birth to the sun itself, the way she looked at you.”
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“I could not - would not - be ruled by my fear. I could use it, I could heed its advice, I could even let it fuel me ... but I could not allow it to control me.”
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