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Bullet Catcher

Joaquin Lowe

Top 10 Best Quotes

“The sand doesn't care if you're made of flesh or stone.”

“It's late at night when the memory comes for me, like it always seems to when the relief of sleep seems ready to draw me under.”

“The road home is tinged with regret and the road forward is full of the unknown.”

“I could just like down, right here, and let the sand cover me like a blanket. But my legs, clumsy as they've become, keep stumbling forward on their own. I'm not frightened and I'm not sorry. Not even a little bit. Nikko and I shared this fate, six years apart. We both walked into the desert, and we will both have died out here, under the wide open sky. At this moment, I feel closer to him than I have in years. Maybe that's what Endd meant when she said that none of us are ever truly alone.”

“Ahead of me is the open desert, hot and merciless. Behind me is Sand. I don't turn back; I don't say goodbye. The Bullet Catcher carves a straight line through the desert, walking towards the distant mountains. And I follow.”

“You don't give yourself enough credit. Ignorance keeps you mean. Learning makes you kind.”

“The glass is riddled with bullets on either side of The Stranger, but the glass before him is unbroken, as though the bullets didn't dare approach. That's when I work out what he is: a bullet catcher.”

“Before we part, she returns my gun and says, "As long as you carry this you are in danger of using it.”

“All my supplies are gone and I'm going to die out here. I thought it would be more frightening, dying, but after so many days walking, after so much hunger and thirst, it's a release.”

“After drinking the blood I feel inches closer to death, but resolved to live. I've drunk blood. I can do anything. I'm the vampire girl. I crawl close to the fox and press myself against it. It's still warm. That's how sleep takes me, with blood on my face, holding close to the fading warmth.”

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