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Rick Riordan

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I know, I'm an idiot!" Leo moaned. "A brilliant idiot, but still an idiot.
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Correct." Kekrops sounded bitter, like he regretted his decision. "My people were the original Athen...
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"You don't see the ghost?" Frank asked.

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At the ed of the hall stood a walnut door with a bronze plaque:

ASCLEPIUS

MD...
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No!" Leo yelled.
"Uhhh," Nico groaned from the floor.
"Piper!" Jason cried.
"Monke...
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Will they cower?' Kym asked.

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Um..." Hazel faltered. "You mean you won't... you're not going to-"
"Claim your life?" Thantos...
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I would've hit the water hard, but at the last second I changed into a falcon.

~Carter Ka...
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Correct." Kekrops sounded bitter, like he regretted his decision. "My people were the original Athen...
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I didn't answer, but, please—nothing is obvious with boys. For such simple creatures, they are qui...
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If I were a flowerpot, I would've checked my hair.

~Carter Kane
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Somewhere behind me, Zia yelled, "Hippo!" Which I thought was a little late.

~Carter Kane
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Leo scratched his head. “Well I dunno about Enchiladas—”
“Enceladus,” Piper corrected...
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Tyson, Frank is a descendant of Poseidon."
"Brother!" Tyson crushed Frank in a hug.
Percy ...
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If I'm going to burn, it might as well be bright.
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what's your name?"
what?" i asked, squinting at the light.
your name." I reconized Dr. Ole...
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Leo: Rainbows. Very macho.
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Live fully and without fear
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Rick stared at him. "Your brother is an alien."
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What is your name?" asked Lear.
Caius," said Kent.
And whence do you hail?"
From Bonk...
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Your name?"The movements of the man's mouth didn't quite match what he was saying, so seeing him spe...
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Shut up, me,” Leo said aloud.
“What?” Piper asked.
“Nothing,” he said. “Long n...
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Captain Phelan,” Cam asked, choosing his words with care. “Have you come to ask for our consent ...
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Frank sniffed. 'You know me well, wife. I thought those were in the
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'They were...
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Is it fair your life burns so short and bright? Death had asked.

"No such thing as fair,...
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Most of us have nicknames—annoying, endearing, embarrassing.

But what about your true n...
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Leo,” Hazel gasped, “I can’t—my arms—”
“Hazel,” he said. “Do you trust me?”...
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Oh my god, I am so awesome!" Leo bellowed.
"So awesome!" Echo yelled back.
"He is funny," ...
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Did you put your name into the Goblet of Fire, Harry?’ Dumbledore asked calmly.
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What’s your name?' she asked, and surprised herself. But for some reason, she wanted to know.
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Did you put your name into the Goblet of Fire, Harry?” he asked calmly.
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You have many flaws, he announced... “But there was one flaw that made all the other imperfections...
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Huh," Leo said. "Well, if you ever get off this island and want a job, let me know. You're not a tot...
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The thing about plummetting downhill at fifty miles an hour on a snack platter - if you realize it's...
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Leo: “I can’t believe I thought you were hot.”
Khione’s face turned red. “Hot? You d...
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Well, actually it carried Cadmus. Europa fell off and died along the way, but that's not important.'...
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Now the tattoos," Zia announced.
"Brilliant!" I said.
"On your tongue," she added.
"E...
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So you can't live in Manhattan?' she asked.
Amos's brow furrowed as he looked across at the Emp...
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Stop!" he yelled at the others. "Multigrain fighting is not allowed!
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He turned to Frank who was trying to pull his fingers out of the Chinese handcuffs…
“Okay,...
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Could you just call me Pigeon?” he asked the teacher when she read his name.
“Does your mot...
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What is your name?"
Why?"
So I can mark your grave...
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But he grins, so brilliantly, not even paying attention. “I love it when you say my name,” he sa...
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Your fragrance wafts into the spaces between my breaths
While I keep staring at the sky every n...
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This is a new program that we announced earlier this year. We asked communities to submit their appl...
IDA CHONG
Back in my day, we died all the time, and we liked it!
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Would Grandmother scold him? Would she say, “Frank! Thank the gods, you've come. I'm surrounded by...
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JAQUES: Rosalind is your love's name?

ORLANDO: Yes, just.

JAQUES: I do not lik...
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I don't believe that my first name is Leo or that my last name is Tolstoy. I'm a storyteller...
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The eidolons started pounding on the door.
'Who is it?' Leo called.
'Valdez!'
'Vald...
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Who are you?'
I didn't understand the question.
I'm Uri', he said. 'What's your name?'
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Frank tugged again with no luck. Even Hazel was trying not to laugh.
Frank grimaced with concen...
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Frank stared at her. "But you throw Ding Dongs at monsters."
Iris looked horrified. "Oh, they'r...
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What's it going to take for you to open that door? Gold? Blood?"

"Your name and password....
MARK LAWRENCE
Want to hit Leo?
That is understandable
Hunk muffin earned it
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You can keep watch, in case – you know, the lake decides to attack us or something." - Leo Valdez
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He was making a brave attempt, but Jason could see the sadness lingering in his eyes. Something had ...
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To save your world you asked this man to die;
Would this man, could he see you now, ask why?
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They asked me my name,
And I replied I am the rain.
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I would have tested the furniture if they'd asked me.
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You want me to be your spy in a game of restaurant espionage? Will I need a code name?"

"...
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And will you succeed?
Yes! You will, indeed!
(98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed.)

K...
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What's your name?
Um...
Think about it. You don't get to pick again.
Tris.
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Interviewer: 'So Frank, you have long hair. Does that make you a woman?'
Frank Zappa: 'You have...
FRANK ZAPPA
Very well."
"Say it."
"Say what?"
"Say my name. Say, 'Very well, Dorian.'"
She r...
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Annina: Monsieur Rick, what kind of a man is Captain Renault?
Rick: Oh, he's just like any othe...
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Ugarte: You despise me, don't you?
Rick: If I gave you any thought I probably would.
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This is Leo. I'm the... What's my title? Am I like, admiral, or captain, or..."
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Whichever side you're on, if your name is on this thing and they signed your name and you didn't sig...
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You say that your fare told you that he was a detective?"
"Yes, he did."
"When did he say ...
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This is the Propylon." He waved toward a stone path lined with crumbling columns. "One of the main g...
RICK RIORDAN
And the best and the worst of this is
That neither is most to blame,
If you have forgotten...
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While Leo fussed over his helm controls, Hazel and Frank relayed the story of the fish-centaurs and ...
RICK RIORDAN
My sign is Leo. A Leo has to walk with pride. When he takes a step, he has to put his foot down. You...
WESLEY SNIPES
Is this guy Love or Death?" Jason growled.

Ask your friends, Cupid said. Frank,...
RICK RIORDAN
My angel, - his name is Freedom,
Choose him to be your king;
He shall cut pathways east and w...
RALPH WALDO EMERSON
It's hard to believe. When you hear a name like Rick or Janet Gretzky, I mean, you have to wonder, h...
WADE BELAK
So...
be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or Bray
or Mordecai Ali Van Allen O'Shea,
you're ...
DR. SEUSS
It's hard to believe. When you hear a name like Rick or Janet Gretzky, I mean, you have to wonder, h...
WADE BELAK
Despereaux," she whispered.
And then she shouted it, "Despereaux!"
Reader, nothing is swee...
KATE DICAMILLO
Oh invade me with your scalding mouth,
search me if you like, with your nocturnal eyes,
bu...
PABLO NERUDA
Mr. Lundberg: "I asked you for your position on capital punishment."
Student: "Prone.
KRISTIN HANNAH
Leo lowered his screwdriver. He looked at the ceiling and shook his head like, What am I gonna do wi...
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You’re that lady,” Leo said. “The one who was named after Caribbean music.”
Her eyes gl...
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It is unusual. It is not your typical painted furniture,
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The problem is that literalization everything said!
For example Philip Dick.........,
whe...
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His last image of Grandmother was of her glaring out the window, as if thinking about the terrible s...
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The coffee shops were doing a brisk business, and street musicians filled the air with the sounds of...
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Come on, new friend. Let’s go chalk up my thirteenth defeat in a row!
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____________________. He
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red-nosed reindeer did not stand a chance.
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Then Frank and Percy burst into the open and began to massacre every source of fiber they could find...
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The metal is called Celestial bronze. It’s deadly to monsters, like Imperial gold, but even rarer.
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Hazel shuddered, remembering her close call with Don that afternoon. If she hadn’t moved quickly a...
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My sister and I need to talk.
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bad blood.” Hazel
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Disculparse por algo que no has hecho es mejor que morir por ello.
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La vida es preciosa porque tiene final.
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Multigrain fighting is not allowed!” The
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It was fun to burn.
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Grover cleared his throat. "We're in a public place ... You mean, our friend downstairs?"
"Um, ...
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Anyway, I'm glad you found her. (Calypso) You promised to find a way back to her, and I just wanted ...
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Paul patted Mrs. O'Leary's snout. The living room shook —BOOM, BOOM, BOOM—which either meant a S...
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The wind blowing through my ripped clothes was so cold that I felt like a Percysicle.
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No one spoke in terms of children's literature, as opposed to adult literature, until around the...
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I've never been a collector - just a consumer - and these days unless a book is signed to me by ...
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Seven half-bloods shall answer the call
To storm or fire the world must fall
An oath to ke...
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Always, Always have a plan
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The older lady harrumphed. "I warned you, daughter. This scoundrel Hades is no good. You could've ma...
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Everybody was patting Nico on the back, complimenting him on his fighting. Even the Ares kids though...
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may the gods be with you
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I pulled out Riptide.
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I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
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You know, how much order is good? And when does order become too restrictive? Is a little bit of cha...
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Forget the chicken-nugget smoke screen. Percy wanted Leo to invent an anti-dream hat.
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Those movies... ridiculously inaccurate. The real gods of Asgard — Thor, Loki, Odin, and the rest ...
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I love Norse mythology - Thor and Odin and Loki - amazing characters.
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This brings to mind an expression I coined ages ago: A peach a day keeps the plague spirits away!' RICK RIORDAN I turned and faced the Olympians.
"We need a shroud," I announced, my voice cracking. "A shroud...
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Have you any idea how much my kingdom has swollen in this past century alone, how many subdivisions ...
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Perseus Jackson, I do expect you to
refrain from causing any more trouble. "
"Trouble?" I ...
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Are you suggesting that the gods have trouble acting together, young lady?" Dionysus asked.
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You do know how to play pinochle?" Mr. D eyed me suspiciously.
"I'm afraid not," I said.
"...
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I stared at him (Dionysus). "You're...you're married? But I thought you got in trouble for chasing a...
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Annabeth hesitated. "Then we'll all go."
"No," I said. "It's too dangerous. If they got hold o...
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Aphrodite strikes again, huh? You're gonna be the best-dressed warrior in town, beauty queen.
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Thankfully,two old friends stood next to the throne. Horus wore full battle armor and a khopesh swor...
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If I were a flowerpot, I would've checked my hair.

~Carter Kane
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No," I said. "I choose the prophecy. It will be about me."
"Why are you saying that?" she cried...
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The others were a little surprised when Piper came back on a pegasus with two unconscious demigods.
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Leo dropped into the pool and approched the cage. "Hola, Tia. Little bit of trouble?"
She [Hera...
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Oh, and Drew, honey?”
The former counselor looked back reluctantly.
“In case you thin...
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Percy: I’ll walk down to the cabins and Connor and Travis are stealing stuff from the camp store, ...
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He’s a restless soul, always looking for another chance to drive,’ Nico said. ‘The last few ye...
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I love New York. You can pop out of the Underworld in Central Park, hail a taxi, head down Fifth Ave...
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I wanted to get angry, this guy pushed me so hard.
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The entrance to the Underworld is in Los Angeles.
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It was an annoying name to have. People tended to spell in Mangus, rhymes with Angus. I always corre...
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I hate this plan,” I said. “Let’s do it.
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APOLLO'S DAILY MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH

"You are gorgeous and people love you!
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Like your zodiac sign? Percy asked. 'I'm a Leo.
'No, stupid,' Leo said. I'm a Leo. You're a Per...
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With great power... comes need to take a nap. Wake me up later
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I held out the rune for Hearthstone. ‘I know what it feels like to be an empty cup, to have everyt...
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Pain was unimportant. Failure was unthinkable.
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...you shouldn't try to carry a problem alone. But if you don't want to talk about it, that's okay.
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They want to cook you and eat you," she said distatefully, "which is ridiculous. You'd taste terribl...
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This is the Propylon." He waved toward a stone path lined with crumbling columns. "One of the main g...
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