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Which is why the world stays messed up, people aren't rational. -- Michael Grant
Slice and Dice, Slice and Dice -- Michael Grant
Sam's probably out there somewhere being his usual heroic self," Caine said. "I can't let that boy save the world all alone. I'd never live it down. -- Michael Grant
You're the guy who saves up his pennies to take me to a movie," she said, shaking her head as the truth of it came home to her. "I buy the popcorn. Large, of course, because I'm rich. -- Michael Grant
Cranberry sauce will be no problem, stuffing is no problem, no one has taken much stuffing yet, although I'll have to figure out how to mix, like, seven different brands and styles together, see how it tastes." "Stuffing, -- Michael Grant
We could do muscles first, then brains,: Aislin suggests.
"It's not all genetic, you know: he would have to work out."
"Make him right and I'll work him out," she says with a trace of her confident leer.
"Without a brain?"
She sighs. "They're better off without one. -- Michael Grant
And sometimes when you lie to me Sometimes I'll lie to you And there isn't a thing you could possibly do All these half-destroyed lives Aren't as bad as they seem But now I see blood and I hear people scream Then I wake up And it's just another bad dream . . . -- Michael Grant
He found a set of encyclopedias - like Wikipedia, but paper and very bulky. -- Michael Grant
And now, at last, gaiaphage and Nemesis stood facing each other.
"Why didn't you just ... fade?" Gaia demanded plaintively.
"You hit me," Nemesis said. It was a little boy's voice coming from Caine's mouth. "And that's not okay. -- Michael Grant
So just don't cry. -- Michael Grant
It's Sanjit. It's a Hindu name. It means 'invincible.'"
"That's great," Lana said.
"Invincible. I can't be vinced."
"That's not even a word," Lana said.
"Go ahead: try to vince me," Sanjit said. -- Michael Grant
You sound like a college freshman taking his first philosophy class way too seriously, but that's good. -- Michael Grant
It all starts fresh. Right here, right now. We're brothers and sisters now. Doesn't matter we don't know each other's names, we are brothers and sisters and we're going to survive , and we're going to win, and we're going to find out way to some kind of happiness again. -- Michael Grant
An old couple came running from a motorhome, scribbling as they ran. Their sign read, Can you check on our cat, Ariel?
No one would answer that, because the cats had all been eaten. -- Michael Grant
Sam grinned. He even laughed.
"What's funny?" she demanded.
"I figured something out before Astrid the Genius. I am totally enjoying that. I'm just going to gloat here for a minute."
"Enjoy it, it may never happen again, -- Michael Grant
She almost cried out with relief when she saw the eyes of the boy who had never backed down. She saw the eyes of the boy who had first stepped forward to fight Orc and later Caine and Drake and Penny. She saw Sam Temple. Her Sam Temple. -- Michael Grant
Elwood had thoughtfully fed Patrick. There was a clean-licked plate on the kitchen tile. Patrick was curled up before a gas fireplace, though there was no fire. -- Michael Grant
Sam and Caine were left standing side by side, bruised and battered, to stare over Penny's sickening corpse, at the face of their mother. -- Michael Grant
And death is better because death is the end of fear, isnt it? -Dekka -- Michael Grant
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself, -- Michael Grant
He wanted to go running home to Mommy, what can I say? Of course, it's hard for me to believe that anyone would choose to step out of the FAYZ. I mean, where else do you get to eat rats, use your backyard for a toilet, and live in fear for nineteen different kinds of scary? -Howard -- Michael Grant
Nothing to fear but fear itself. -- Michael Grant
No one vinces me, baby -- Michael Grant
Penny said two words, the second of which was "you." Caine laughed. "I think you meant '
you, Your Highness. -- Michael Grant
You can't be trapped by other people. You can only be trapped by your own fear. Defy and win. -- Michael Grant
Alex leaned close, pushing past repugnance and fear, to hear a wet, gurgling voice say, Who the hell are you? -- Michael Grant
No, no, no, so not getting the point of fear. Because fear wasn't about what made sense. Fear was about possibilities. Not things that happened. Things that might. -- Michael Grant
The pain was her whole world now. Pain and fear. -- Michael Grant
God knew our lives would be really bad sometimes. Like maybe we'd be turned into a monster and then our best friend would get killed. So he made up this story about hell, so we could always say, 'Well it could be worse. It could be hell.' And then we'd keep going. -- Michael Grant
Fear was about possibilities. Not things that had happened. Things that might -- Michael Grant
Guilt was a fascinating thing: it seemed not to weaken over time. If anything it grew stronger as the circumstances faded from memory, as the fear and the necessity became abstract. And only her own actions stood out with crystal clarity. -- Michael Grant
The bringer of fear was afraid. -- Michael Grant
Scared people did scary things sometimes, even kids. Sam knew that from personal experience. Fear could be dangerous. Fear could get people hurt. And there was nothing but fear running crazy through the school. -- Michael Grant
Because that, more than any monster, was what Sam had feared: that he was weak and cowardly. He had a terrible fear of being afraid. -- Michael Grant
The warrior who had gone out from the lake to save his people by slaying the evil one was now just a boy sitting in the dirt with his fingers in a mane of blond hair.
He stared at nothing. Expected nothing. Planned nothing.
Just sat. -- Michael Grant
It takes me a while to figure things out, doesn't it?" Edilio grinned. "Do me a favor. When you find Astrid, repeat that to her, word for word, the part about how it takes you a while. Then remember her exact reaction and tell me. -- Michael Grant
It was a sphincter at the top of a black bowl. A fitting commentary on the FAYZ, Diana thought. A giant sphincter. -- Michael Grant
sometimes the worst thing is the fear. -- Michael Grant
You don't look so much like a great hero,' Jarrah said. 'I'm pretty sure I'm not,' Mack said wearily. 'My throat is hoarse from screaming in terror. I don't think heroes have that problem. -- Michael Grant
Numbers still gave Astrid pleasure. That was the great thing about numbers: it required no faith to believe that two plus two equaled four. And math never, ever condemned you for your thoughts and desires. -- Michael Grant
Hello, Darkness," Caine said.
Gaia's face fell. Her bloody, feral grin faded to be replaced by lips drawn right with fear. Her killer blue eyes widened as she looked at Caine who was no longer Caine.
"Nemesis," Gaia said. -- Michael Grant
I've never been able to grow an organ back," Lana said. "Last time I tried ... Let's just hope you don't end up with whip eyes. -- Michael Grant
She sobbed and babbled, and the pain of loneliness and fear felt even greater than the agony of her battered body. It choked the air from her lungs. She was alone. Alone with pain. And soon the mountain lion's teeth -- Michael Grant
She was no longer theirs.
She was his.
And he was hers.
And this was their world. -- Michael Grant
Fear could be dangerous. Fear could get people hurt. And there was nothing but fear running crazy -- Michael Grant
There's no line between freak and normal here. If you have the power, we'll need you. If you don't, we'll need you. -- Michael Grant
Sometimes you catch the wave. Sometimes the wave catches you. -- Michael Grant
Sam knew them fairly well, having actually gone out with Anna on a date once. -- Michael Grant
Superpowers, don't always make you a superhero. - Duck -- Michael Grant
He didn't mind if she hated him. They were never going to be a cute romantic couple like Sam and Astrid. Clean-cut, righteous, all that. The perfect couple. He and Diana were the imperfect couple. -- Michael Grant
Here's the thing: I am not beautiful. I'm pretty. I'll allow that much. Pretty. But I'm not the girl boys long for. -- Michael Grant
Hey, thanks for stopping by," Howard said. "I'd offer you some tea and cookies, but all we have is boiled mole and artichokes. Plus, we kind of have a dead girl in the living room. -- Michael Grant
No," Lana said, "I'm not going to heal your scratch."
"Good," Sanjit said.
"Good? Why good?"
"Because when you hold my hand, I don't want it to be work for you. -- Michael Grant
No, I'm not a jerk, Astrid. You know what I am? I'm the guy getting people killed," Sam said quietly. Then, "My head is exploding from it. I can't get my brain around it. I can't do this. I can't be that guy, Astrid, I'm a kid ... -- Michael Grant
I like your boyfriend," Dahra said. "Not many guys volunteer to carry ten gallons of diarrhea and vomit."
Lana laughed. "He's not my boyfriend."
"Yeah, well, he can be mine if he wants to be. He's cute. And he carries crap. -- Michael Grant
You're staring," Lana said.
"Yes. I am. I'm a teenage boy. Beautiful girls in wet underwear have a tendency to cause staring in teenage boys. -- Michael Grant
Come live with us, Diana. Don't argue. Just say yes."
Diana looked at the ground to hide her emotions. Then she said, "Would I have to be hearing you two going at it night and day? -- Michael Grant
Anyway GONE. My goal in writing GONE To creep you out. To make you stay up all night reading then roll into school tired the next day so that you totally blow the big test and end up dropping out of school. GONE. Imagine a world where every adult vanishes in an instant. -- Michael Grant
Say it. But ... "
"But what?" he asked.
She whispered it, sounding too vulnerable. "But only if its the truth, Caine. Only. If."
"I love you," he said. -- Michael Grant
It's not about who's got powers, morons. It's about who's not afraid. And who's going to do what has to be done. -- Michael Grant
It's over, Sam. Finally."
"Yeah," he said. "I guess it is."
"Turn out the light, Sam."
Sam reached for the switch and turned out the light. -- Michael Grant
One minute the teacher was talking about the Civil War. And the next minute he was gone. There. Gone. No 'poof.' No flash of light. No explosion. -- Michael Grant
We do need a system, and we do need you and your 'Bertos, and sometimes we need Sam to just come along and kick some ass. - Quinn -- Michael Grant
Caine met Diana's disbelieving gaze and laughed aloud.
"Why so gloomy? Doesn't every little girl want to grow up to be a queen?"
"Princess," Diana said.
"So, you got a promotion," Caine said. -- Michael Grant
I had a polynomial once. My doctor removed it. -- Michael Grant
Welcome to Perdido beach, where our motto is: Radiation, what radiation? -- Michael Grant
Welcome to the FAYZ. Wherever, whenever or whyever that is -- Michael Grant
Which was how Britteny ended up nestled next to Mickey, under the shelter of a painter's drop cloth.
She felt no pain.
She saw no light.
She heard, but barely.
Her heart was still and silent.
Yet she did not die. -- Michael Grant
If God gives you a Quiznos, can I have a bite? No way. You have to pray for your own food. -- Michael Grant
And yes, we do have some food. Maybe you'd like to join us? Unless you want to stick with your sheep sushi. -- Michael Grant
People are idiots, Choo. ALways remember that: people are faithless, backstabbing, weak, creepy, stupid, lazy idiots. -- Michael Grant
Brianna dropped the skateboard in front of Sam. "Don't worry: I won't let you fall off."
"Yeah? Then why did you bring the helmet?"
Brianna tossed it to him. "In case you fall off. -- Michael Grant
Okay, look. I get it. You're one of those people who thinks they have to help screwed-up people. Or maybe you're attracted to dangerous, unbalanced people. But listen up: I'm not Edward and you're not Bella - Lana -- Michael Grant
Brittney, it was wrong to murder even before Moses brought down the commandments. Right and wrong doesn't come from God. It's inside us. And we know it. And even if God appears right in front of us, and tells us to our faces to murder, it's still wrong. -- Michael Grant
The devil does not have a fork Brianna, he has a whip -- Michael Grant
Too bad we don't have marshmallows. This is an amazing fire. Howard emerged through the smoke behind Edilio. -- Michael Grant
He was still furious at Quinn, but they were - literally - all in the same boat now. -- Michael Grant
Gaia wasn't ruthless and self-serving like Caine; she was evil, like Drake. A psychopath. A mad and terrible beast. -- Michael Grant
Who are you?' Gaia gasped.
The girl froze for a moment.
Looked at her. Smiled and said, 'Who am I? I'm the Breeze, bitch! -- Michael Grant
Latin motto of Coates Academy: Ad augusta, per angusta. To high places by narrow roads. They're -- Michael Grant
I love you," he said.
"I love you too, for all the good it does." She sounded bitter. Angry. Not at him, but at the universe. -- Michael Grant
Wasn't that what they were fighting for? The right to feel every jolt of pain life had to give? The right to suffer? To not be sustainably happy?
BZRK: Reloaded -- Michael Grant
Do not plant a weed and pretend surprise when it grows to strangle your garden. For, I tell you that to hate is to kill for from hatred grows death as surely as life grows from love. -- Michael Grant
Dont hurt me,'Caine whispered. He didnt have the will to look up at her.
Gaia laughed. Have you seen Mother? I seem to have lost her. -- Michael Grant
But if all they did was kill time, time would end up killing them. -- Michael Grant
Why are we doing this?" Caine asked him. "You know damned well why we're doing this. Because it's a fight. It may be THE fight. I may be the final fight. And what else are we good at, you and me? What are we going to do if we ever get out there anyway? -- Michael Grant
Albert aimed his flashlight down into the hole.
Gold,' Albert Said
Quinn was a little surprised by Albert's er of fact tone.
he'd half expected a Gollum like, My precioussss or something. -- Michael Grant
They said a lot of things to each other that night, but nothing that involved words. -- Michael Grant
So, Diana thought, that was the bait she had to lay out for Jack. Of course. What else? He might lust for Diana, and long for Brianna, but Jack's true love was made of silicon. -- Michael Grant
I'm sorry for hurting you. I know I did. I'm most likely dead now, and I guess if there's any kind of fairness in the afterlife I'm probably in hell getting roasted. But if that's where I am, I want you to know, I still love you. Always did. Love, Caine -- Michael Grant
There'll be guys who were in wars hearing what we did and thinking, 'Whoa.' You and me, we can say, 'You got yourself some medals solider? Yeah, well, I lived through the FAYZ. -- Michael Grant
Get me out of this," Caine demanded.
Quinn said, "It's not so easy. You should know: you're the scumbag who invented cementing. -- Michael Grant
Forgive. Forgive him and forgive yourself. And come back to the land of the living. -- Michael Grant
He's one kind of person, you're another. When life is going along normally, you're sort of the same. But when life turns strange and scary, when there's a crisis, suddenly you're completely different people. -- Michael Grant
In the distance, up the street, too far away for Sam to want to chase after, a couple of kids, maybe ten years old, maybe not even that. Barely visible in the false moonlight. Just outlines. The kids passing a bottle back and forth, taking swigs, staggering. -- Michael Grant
We're sitting in the dark willing to sell our souls for another peppermint with enough uranium to give a terrorist a wet dream. - Diana -- Michael Grant
Tell me something, Noah. Which is more important: freedom or happiness?'
What was this, a game? But Nijinsky wasn't smiling.
'You can't be happy unless your free,' Noah said. -- Michael Grant
The light of day showed you the limits of possibility. But walk through the dark, the absolute, total darkness, and the possibilities were limitless. -- Michael Grant
In the land of the blind, a one eyed man is king -- Michael Grant
Yeah," he said. They stood awkwardly for a while, then Sam said, "I don't want to sound weird, but you know I love you, right?"
"Love you, too, Sam."
Sam made a move as if to hug her, but stopped himself.
She smiled. "Yeah, we're not the huggy type, are we? -- Michael Grant
The gaiaphage. That's the other word they use. 'Gaia,' as in world. 'Phage,' as in a worm or something that eats something up. I'm going to go way out on a limb here and say I don't think something that calls itself a 'world eater' is a good thing. -- Michael Grant
Sam, there comes a time when the world no longer needs heroes. And then the true hero knows to walk away. -- Michael Grant
Sam smiled. "You know it always gets me hot when you say 'apt analogy. -- Michael Grant
So many things I'm not, and so few things I am. -- Michael Grant
Yeah. A feeling. Like the whole point of my life from the alleys in Bangkok to the yachts and private island to coming here like a crazy person trying to fly a helicopter like all of it from birth to here point A to point Z was all some big cosmic trick to get me to meet you. - Sanjit to Lana -- Michael Grant
If you do bad stuff and don't repent, you go to hell," Orc said, like he was begging for a refutation.
"Yeah, well, you know what? If Howard's in hell, I guess we can all have a big get-together soon enough. a -- Michael Grant
It's not that I think I'm some kind of prize.
No, wait, that's not true. I do think I'm some kind of prize. I'm smart and occasionally funny and I'm pretty. I don't see why I should spend long dates with some guy who expresses himself in single syllables and wants to go to slasher movies. -- Michael Grant
Are you fool enough
To love me despite?
Or love me because of,
My bruises and all.
Graciella Jayne -- Michael Grant
This time he had seen it coming, like a monster in a slow-motion nightmare. This time he had seen it coming, like standing rooted on the railroad tracks, unable to jump aside. -- Michael Grant
Delay of pain: that was the meaning of life, wasn't it?
"I've made some bad decisions," Caine said, not really meaning to say it out loud. -- Michael Grant
Sheep. So long as they had a shepherd to ward off the wolves, they were happy. Spineless, indifferent, weak, stupid: it was hard not to have complete contempt for them. -- Michael Grant
It is in your interest', said the dancer Pylades to Augustus, 'that the people should devote their spare time to us entertainers - if they do so, they will not bother about subversive politics. -- Michael Grant
Last week during Life Drawing, Ms Franklin asked me if I'd ever considered majoring in art instead of biology.
I asked her for a new eraser. -- Michael Grant
No you sick, stupid creep, I love you. I shouldn't. I shouldn't. You're sick inside, Caine, sick! But I love you.
- Diana -- Michael Grant
He's here and real and beautiful and I made him beautiful. And this is why Solo would destroy my mother? Is this boy, this man, is his existence really some kind of a crime?
In what mad, unholy universe could this work of art - my work of art - be a crime? -- Michael Grant
Ah. Yeah, that would be better. Have you ever driven a bus?"
Caine shook his head. "No, I have not."
"Strangely enough," Sam said, remembering the long ago moment of terror and competence that had earned him the nicknames School Bus Sam, "I have. -- Michael Grant
I came up with myself. FAYZ. Spelled F-A-Y-Z. It stands for Fallout Alley Youth Zone. Fallout Alley, and nothing but kids." Howard laughed his mean laugh. "Don't worry, Astrid, it's just a FAYZ. Get it? Just a FAYZ. -- Michael Grant
That's your solution? Have a cookie?' Astrid asked. 'No, my solution is to run down to the beach and hide out until this is all over,' Sam said. 'But a cookie never hurts. -- Michael Grant
She was scared. Scared of dying. -- Michael Grant
Hi, Mack!" she cried cheerfully. "Stay right there. I'm coming to kill you! -- Michael Grant
I hated the world. I hated what it did to gentle people. -- Michael Grant
Edilio sighed and leaned forward, elbows on the desk. Quinn, listen, man. We need stuff back to normal. -- Michael Grant
The world had it all backward: it wasn't sex that was dangerous, it was love. She'd lost people she loved. It was love that brought unendurable pain. -- Michael Grant
There's a plan B? Jack asked.
"You're another," Edilio snapped. "You're not going to tell me again that you won't fight, because I swear to God I'll shoot you myself. -- Michael Grant
A white van drove slowly - as slowly as only an inexperienced and frightened driver could go
down San Pablo Avenue. It came to a stop at a distance, and Caine found himself hoping it was
trouble. Trouble he could handle. A fight would be a wonderful relief from the tedium. -- Michael Grant
He fell like a marionette with the strings cut. Now! -- Michael Grant
No, for God's sake, I'm not bloody suicidal. And I'm not proposing, either. Forget I said anything. -- Michael Grant
You're a big, lovable teddy bear. -- Michael Grant
It's not the monsters who are so completely different that are scary, Sanjit reflected. It's the ones who are too human. They carry with them the warning that what happened to them might happen to you, too. -- Michael Grant
We didn't Make this World we're just the Poor Fools who are living in it. -- Michael Grant
Sam could not help but be pleased. "So. Astrid needs me." Brianna rolled her eyes. "Yeah, Sam, you're still necessary. You're like a god to us mere mortals. We can't live without you. Later we're going to build you a temple. Satisfied? -- Michael Grant
He couldn't hear the surf. There was very little breeze. But he could smell flowers from the grounds below. And the salt smell of the Pacific hadn't changed. He -- Michael Grant
It sounds like the cry of a newborn demon ready to destroy all peace and love!" Dietmar said. "But I believe it is merely a bagpipe. -- Michael Grant
Then what happens? Diana demanded
Then were hit with massive doeses of radiation. It's invisible, but its like someone is shooting tiny bullets at you. They blow millions of tiny holes through your body. You get sick. Your hair falls out. You vomit. You die -- Michael Grant
Caine erupted in disbelieving laughter. Yeah, that'll do it. 'I'm just a kid, Your Honor!' Hah. They'll have to find a few scapegoats, and guess who it will be? You and me, surfer boy. You and me. -- Michael Grant
I have good shoulders, might as well reveal them. I know she's checking me out. Fair enough, because I'm checking her out.
"Ah ahh ahhhh!"
Eve cries out suddenly. She's in pain. Bad pain. so it's possible she's not really checking me out. -- Michael Grant
Deep down, she's a good person, Diana is," Caine said, and sighed. "Deep down, I'm not. But she is. -- Michael Grant
Sam was struck by how good Mary looked. Weight loss. Probably from overwork. Or maybe she didn't enjoy living on the kinds of canned food that, in the old pre-FAYZ days, people had donated to food drives. -- Michael Grant
Fantasies don't have to make any sense," he snapped. "That's what makes them fantasies. They aren't meant to be logical, they're meant to keep you from losing your mind or panicking or wanting to kill yourself. -- Michael Grant
There's no hurry. I'm not a pint of half-and-half about to expire. I can wait until I meet the right person. -- Michael Grant
It's starting to hurt, Billy said, almost like he didn't want to interrupt. A thin -- Michael Grant
I believe in free will. I think we make our own decisions and carry out or own actions. And our actions have consequences. The world is what we make it. But I think sometimes we can ask God to help us and He will. -- Michael Grant
We are at a turning point of revolution species. Evolution has blindly felt its way forward , now, we, the product of evolution are taking the wheel. We soon will have the ability to design and create the new human, evolution still, but guided evolution ... of course, only on computer simulation. -- Michael Grant
Hello darkness, my old friend," Lana half sang, half whispered. "I'm coming to talk with you again. -- Michael Grant
Sadie was like that, one of those people untouched by trend or fashion, comfortable building her own world out of what she liked, from tunes and styles and reads that could be so ancient they were cobwebbed, up through to things so new they barley existed yet. -- Michael Grant
disgraceful, indelible blot on the conscience of England and it would remain there forever. No true Irishman would ever forgive them for that, but the Titanic story -- Michael Grant
Could you see yourself sitting down to tea with these girls? Will it surprise you to learn that one of them went on to gun down three unarmed German prisoners? Will it shock you to learn that one lit her cigarette from the flames of a burning German SS officer? -- Michael Grant
A kid ran into the darkness. His clothing was on fire; the flames streamed behind him as he fled screaming. -- Michael Grant
The kiss had definitely been a mistake.
Unless it wasn't. -- Michael Grant
They both smiled at the picture of Albert in his chinos and button-down shirt exhorting kids from atop a bike. -- Michael Grant
I have done evil. But there's only one path forward: to fight evil. That's my only redemption -- Michael Grant
He started reading. He jumped from volume to volume, understanding only part of what he was reading, but understanding enough to follow another lead and then another. It was exactly like following hyperlinks, only slower, and with more lifting. -- Michael Grant
Of course, some people, when they're nervous or afraid, turn pedantic. And if you don't know what pedantic means, here's a clue: in the dictionary, I'm the illustration they use. -- Michael Grant
I had a hard childhood. Hard for my parents. Not that bad for me. -- Michael Grant
Does he have a nickname?' Diana went on remorselessly. 'I mean, 'gaiphage' is so long. Can we call him phage? Or maybe just 'G'? -- Michael Grant
The end is the best part of any story -- Michael Grant
The clips hurt. The presence of a chainsaw was terrifying. And Noah did not want to hear about insane Nazi poets. -- Michael Grant
No, I love watching autopsies of disgusting mutant monsters -- Michael Grant
You saw the way everyone looked at him? And when I asked for nominations, his was the first name mentioned. I don't like it, his being Nurse Temple's son. That's a bad coincidence. Get a read on him. If he has the power, we may not be able to wait to deal with him. -- Michael Grant
FerryRat7734: What's vertical?
SnakePlissken: You could just say,What's up? -- Michael Grant
But then had come the voice that said, Come on, you little freak, wherever the hell you are,
whatever the hell you are, let's get this done with. -- Michael Grant
Evening has disappeared. It takes me a while to realize this.In the meantime,I'm getting medical attention. A doctor named Johanna has detected a possible irregularity which requires her to listen to my heartbeat. This requires me to take off my shirt. -- Michael Grant
A man without pleasure is a man without any idea what life is about -- Michael Grant
Our own bodies and minds have changed in ways that are even weirder than puberty. -- Michael Grant
The balance of this world is not upset by accident. It is not upset by those who blunder accidentally into wrong. Evil comes when those who know better, who have seen the pain they cause, nevertheless cause more pain. -- Michael Grant
I know something must be very wrong, or just possibly very right? -- Michael Grant
smacking his fist into -- Michael Grant
Both sides, parents and children, now saw the huge gulf that had opened between them -- Michael Grant
Only Jack has remarked on the irony that America is going to war against a white supremacist enemy with a segregated American army. -- Michael Grant
Benno was the kind of bully who did what the bigger bullies told him to do. He didn't make his own judgments. And he wasn't stupid enough to think he could override Caine's orders. Something -- Michael Grant
I'd noticed it because it was so weirdly out of place, a defiant crimson McIntosh in an army of dull green Granny Smiths. -- Michael Grant
San: You all right?
Virt: I think i crapped myself a little
Sam: Just a little? you've got nerves of steel. -- Michael Grant
The best part is that you can use any number of different interfaces." Tap, tap, drag. "This one's made of Lego blocks, for younger kids. See how there's a Lego representation of the DNA? -- Michael Grant
Let me guess: you're secretly a wizard who was raised by muggles. -- Michael Grant
Who am I? I'm the Breeze, bitch! -- Michael Grant
I didn't betray you. I was used. I was set up. -- Michael Grant
Sammy suns?" Sam laughed derisively. "They might as well be candles. -- Michael Grant
I am too perfect for Evening," Adam volunteers. "But that's all right." He smiles shyly at Aislin. "I am not too perfect for Aislin. -- Michael Grant
Ninth graders with machine guns: its hard to make that a happy story. -- Michael Grant
Paranoia," Sam muttered. "You're going slowly nuts, dude. Or maybe not so slowly, since you're talking to yourself. -- Michael Grant
I need you both to trust me," Vincent said. "I don't mean that I would like you to trust me. I mean that I need you to trust me. -- Michael Grant
The computer's password protected. I try the basics: 1,2,3,4. QWERTY. YTREWQ, which is qwerty backward. PASSWORD. A few others. Whoever uses this computer isn't quite that dumb. They are, however, dumb enough to write it down in the corner of the desk blotter. -- Michael Grant
There is no freedom from the evil of your own heart.'
'There is no freedom in helpless self-pity and remorse. -- Michael Grant
At night we cry sometimes, and if you think that just applies to the females then you have never been in combat, because everyone cries sooner or later. Everyone cries. -- Michael Grant
He was in the fire station not exactly enjoying a lonely lunch. -- Michael Grant
With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds. . .' President Lincoln. Sam -- Michael Grant
We take the names of madmen, because madness is our fate. Terribly melodramatic, that. -- Michael Grant
But when reality was hopeless, fantasy became more and more necessary. -- Michael Grant
Its the fate of all creators: They fall in love with their creations. -- Michael Grant
She placed her palm over his wound, pressing as hard as she dared.
She would stop the blood.
She would hold him and stop his life from escaping.
She would hold life inside him and he wouldn't die -- Michael Grant
You are now free to leave the FAYZ. -- Michael Grant
I suppose we'll behave like a bunch of holier-than-thou hypocrites. Because the alternative is to look at ourselves in the mirror and know that we are capable of dark and terrible things. -- Michael Grant
God forgive me for being a creep who starves people? Diana suggested. -- Michael Grant
Sam- I didn't know you had a last name I thought you were like Iman or Madonna or Beyonce. You just needed the one name.
Dekka- Yeah sure, me and Beyonce -- Michael Grant
Eriskigal, or as some say it, Erishkigal, is Morgan le Fay, Kali, Persephone, and Hel.'
'She's Hel all right,' Jarrah muttered. -- Michael Grant
What's in the bag?" Plath asked.
"Laptops and phones. And guns."
"Laptops and phones and guns, oh my!" Burnofsky parodied. -- Michael Grant
They said what doesn't kill you made you stronger. No, it left you with holes blown through your soul. -- Michael Grant
This fish, slowly gasping his last, looked very edible. -- Michael Grant
Lana said, Sam, can you, you know, like burn that concrete off her hands? -- Michael Grant
And sometimes you lie to me and sometimes I lie to you And there isnt a thing you could possibly do All these half-destroyed lives Arent as bad as they seem but now i see blood and I hear screams then I wake up and its just a bad dream ... -- Michael Grant
Oh, Snap," I say. "What?" "Sorry. I was flashing back to 2005. -- Michael Grant
This much I know already: When Tommy and the Big Brains, in whispered, wry asides, talk about Project 88715, they call it something else. They call it the Adam Project. -- Michael Grant
It's vital to keep a sense of humour when the world seems to have suddenly become a very strange place. -- Michael Grant
Oh, and by the way, I brought a gun." - Dekka
"OMG, are we going to be in danger?" - Taylor
" No, Taylor. The gun is in case you get on my nerves." - Dekka -- Michael Grant
But I know you're the brightest shooting star in the sky - Astrid -- Michael Grant
It's not like I've spent my life beating he boys back with a flaming torch. -- Michael Grant
Sam, that's a great concept. And maybe you believe it. But I'm black and I'm a lesbian, so let me tell you: From what I know? Personal experience? There are always lines. -- Michael Grant
I'm not a machine, Evening. I'm a man. And you made me to be free. You did that, right?"
"Yes. Yes." I made him to be free? No responsibility there. Yes, I made him to be free. I wonder what else I made him to be. -- Michael Grant
Why do people do evil things?
Messenger's answer stunned me, Why did you? -- Michael Grant
Like a bullet out of a gun. His big paws had caught the dog before the dog could even flinch. -- Michael Grant
If there was ever an example for redemption, it's you. -- Michael Grant
Sam had kissed Astrid beside a freshly dug grave. Caine -- Michael Grant
Yeah. That helps, too." At -- Michael Grant
Aislin is a - " " - drunken slut. -- Michael Grant
Hand me my pants, -- Michael Grant
How am I supposed to feed you?" Drake demanded.
"Darkness say to coyote: don't kill human. Did not say don't eat dead human."
Drake laughed with a certain delight. This Pack Leader was definitely a smarter animal than the original one. -- Michael Grant
And then the turbines generate electricity that goes into the whole town."
"You mean they aren't powered by giant hamsters on wheels? I was misinformed. -- Michael Grant
You can't do anything else with people like this. You have to kill them all. Zil. Caine. Drake. You just have to kill them -- Michael Grant
Nemo Me Impugn Lacessit - No One Assails Me with Impunity. Or the alternative version - Do Not Fuck with Us or We Will Hurt You -- Michael Grant
You might be useful but my dogs gotta eat. -- Michael Grant
Brianna runs at a hundred miles an hour but her knees don't break. -- Michael Grant
Go to Darkness, human." "Go to hell, coyote, -- Michael Grant
You did what you had to do. You're a hero, Vicky said. -- Michael Grant
No one liked Howard. -- Michael Grant
It couldn't last. Everyone was just killing time. But if all they did was kill time, time would end up killing them. Albert -- Michael Grant
There were always bullies, but the adults were still in charge. Now? Now the bullies rule. Different game, brother, a whole different game. We play by the bully rules now. -- Michael Grant
I am the gaiaphage. -- Michael Grant
Just call me Caitlin, -- Michael Grant
Yeah, well, screw you, Solo," I say bitterly. "You can drop dead and die!"
I am aware of the redundancy in that statement. -- Michael Grant
Smart stupid. Stupid smart. -- Michael Grant
PBNP was Perdido Beach Nuclear Power. -- Michael Grant
Sometimes, if I really strain my brain, I can do multiplication. -- Michael Grant
It hit Little Pete. He -- Michael Grant
Kids hear that Albert has bailed . . . He shook his head. -- Michael Grant
You May Now Leave The FAYZ. -- Michael Grant
But there was one bully to rule them all, one bully to find them, one bully to bring them all and in the darkness pound them. -- Michael Grant
That's your solution? Have a cookie? -- Michael Grant
The boy hates chicks, right? Let's go give him a good reason to. -- Michael Grant
He's not the first to say that. -- Michael Grant
She had reasoned that cooking them would make them safe. -- Michael Grant
You like blue eyes, huh?"
"Yes. I do. I like blue eyes. -- Michael Grant
Misery needed to believe in a better future. -- Michael Grant