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I had a polynomial once. My doctor removed it.
MICHAEL GRANT
We didn't Make this World we're just the Poor Fools who are living in it.
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Welcome to Perdido beach, where our motto is: Radiation, what radiation?
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Sam’s probably out there somewhere being his usual heroic self,” Caine said. “I can’t let th...
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What do you think that fish is?' Sam asked Astrid.
She peered closely at the alleged fish. 'I t...
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We’re here to execute a murderer,” Zil said, pointing at Hunter. “We are bringing justice in t...
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If you do bad stuff and don't repent, you go to hell," Orc said, like he was begging for a refutatio...
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More than two dozen kids lined a low railing around the gazebo. They were all tied to it by a rope l...
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He never should have left the island. He’d been there with Diana and Penny. He could have tossed P...
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We didn't take care of the basketball and we didn't concentrate on knocking down our free throws. I ...
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I think it's going to be fairly difficult.
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An enormous failure of the system has clearly been exposed, but this system failure is associated wi...
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You look okay,” Sam said with a certain desperate edge in his voice. “I mean good. You look good...
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Lana leveled the gun at Penny. “Stop,” Lana said.
Penny’s reddened face grew pale. Whatev...
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You can't let him get away with this!" Penny shrieked.
Caine wasn’t having it. “You stupid...
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Hello, freak,” Drake said.
Lana backed away, but too late. Drake leveled his gun at her.
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Which was how Britteny ended up nestled next to Mickey, under the shelter of a painter's drop cloth....
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Hand me my pants,
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Why, so we can look for some little kid who probably doesn’t even know he’s missing?”
Aga...
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Man, sometimes you are clueless. You don’t even see what’s happening.” He perched himself on t...
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She’s stronger than you are, Sam. It’s like fighting yourself and Caine and Jack and Dekka, all ...
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Brianna’s looking for Drake,” Edilio said, thinking out loud.
“You sent her out against D...
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I’m trying to help,” Albert said.
“By paying him with beer?”
“I paid him what he...
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What’s up, Albert?”
“Well, I’ve done inventory at Ralph’s, and I think if I had a lot...
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What happened?” Albert asked.
Taylor looked at Sam. Sam said nothing. He stared. First at his...
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He’s becoming useless. Worse than useless,” Sam said. Then, relenting, he said, “We’ll get p...
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Female say Pack Leader stop,” Pack Leader said angrily.
“What?” Caine could make no sense...
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Tell me something, Noah. Which is more important: freedom or happiness?'

What was this, a...
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No, I'm not a jerk, Astrid. You know what I am? I'm the guy getting people killed," Sam said quietly...
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Caine tried to roll to his feet, but something was jabbing him in the crouch. He shook off the stars...
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Come live with us, Diana. Don't argue. Just say yes."
Diana looked at the ground to hide her em...
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Say it. But..."
"But what?" he asked.
She whispered it, sounding too vulnerable. "But only...
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Now, who else speaks for Perdido Beach?”
Bouncing Bette said, “Sam Temple here went into a ...
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But then had come the voice that said, "Come on, you little freak, wherever the hell you are,
w...
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But hey this was the FAYZ, where all you could really hope was to delay the pain.
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I’m sorry for hurting you. I know I did. I’m most likely dead now, and I guess if there’s any ...
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He reached over and took Taylor’s hand. She did not pull her hand away.
He moved his hand up ...
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Little Pete. He’s not exactly just Astrid’s autistic brother.” He explained briefly while Toto...
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Quinn came forward and Sam pulled him aside. His old friend looked tortured and sad.
“What’...
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Have a seat with me,” Caine said, hopping down from the wall. “How have you been, Taylor?”
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And he thought of the two people who had held his job before him: Sam and Astrid. Both beaten into d...
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The gaiaphage. That's the other word they use. 'Gaia,' as in world. 'Phage,' as in a worm or somethi...
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Have you seen Sam?” Mary asked.
“What do you want with Sam?”
“I can’t take care ...
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Sam Temple kept a lower profile. He stuck to jeans and understated T-shirts, nothing that drew atten...
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Sam walked cautiously around Pack Leader to see the other side. There were the insect jaws protrudin...
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Fear wasn't about what made sense. Fear was about possibilities. Not things that happened. Things th...
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