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The Rise of Nine

Pittacus Lore

Top 10 Best Quotes

“I know what I'm capable of; I am a soldier now, a warrior. I am someone to fear, not hunt.”

“A wise man once told me that only by leaving someone good can you meet someone better.”

“I don't like bullies. No one has a right to take or to hurt just because they can.”

“Why couldn't you turn into a fireball when we were on the same team!”

“No more, no less. I'm an idiot. I really need to let this crush go.”

“We will not conquer our obstacles by running away from them. Speed does not matter, just that we do not stop.”

“I don't know why I still feel this pit in my stomach whenever I get a moment to think. I know what the pit is, too; I feel lonely. But I'm not alone, I keep telling myself.”

“Okay, I think it's time for another distraction" Eight says, disappearing again. He reappears by the outer circle of stones, plants his hands on an upright slab, and pushes hard. All I can do is watch in horror, frozen to the spot. The huge stone wobbles and slowly tips backwards, then the horizontal slab on top falls too, and that's when Eight starts yelling, "Help! Help! The stones are falling over! Stonehenge is falling down!" I will kill him. I clench my fists at my side, which is when I realize I still have a small rock in my hand. I lean down and carefully, pointlessly, return it to its spot.”

“A normal life. Such a simple idea, but it's almost impossible for me to picture.”

“Next he grabs a round yellow thing covered in small bumps. It looks like a strange fruit and I half expect him to squeeze it to produce juice. When it reaches shoulder height the small bumps explode, turning into razor-sharp spikes. I duck and roll in BK's direction to avoid getting impaled. "What the hell?" I shout. "You could have warned me! This is the second time in less than five minutes that you've almost killed me.”

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