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.
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
She collapsed at the bottom of the trail, at the edge of the ghost town. Dekka sat on Edilio and pressed down on the wound. The force of the blood was weaker now. She could almost hold the blood back now, not a good thing, no, because it meant he was almost finished, his brave heart almost done beating.Dekka looked up straight into the glittering eyes of a coyote. She could sense the others around her, closing in. Wary but sensing that a fresh meal was close at hand.
Beautiful songs could sometimes take a person out of themselves and carry them away to a place of magic. But when Jill sang, it was not about the song, really. She could sing the phone book. She could sing a shopping list. Whatever she sang, whatever the words or the tune, it was so beautiful, so achingly lovely, that no one could listen and be untouched.
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.
(...) But Gaia had absorbed the new information. I won't need to kill billions, Diana. When Nemesis is gone, there will be no other like me. Just me alone. I will grow and spread, one body and then another, and soon there will be so many of me that it will be impossible to eradicate me. Eventually all will be me, and I will be all.Won't that be boring? Diana asked. You'd be dating yourself. You'll have no one to discuss your evil plans with. (...)
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?
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.
Too bad we don't have marshmallows. This is an amazing fire. Howard emerged through the smoke behind Edilio.
And yes, we do have some food. Maybe you'd like to join us? Unless you want to stick with your sheep sushi.
[Caine]Interesting. Me, I've always wanted to know who my real parents were.[Sam]Let me guess: you're secretly a wizard who was raised by muggles.