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Thorns pricked at her skin everywhere, poked at her face — Christina Henry

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She must start believing in impossible things, for impossible things kept appearing before her eyes. — Christina Henry

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There was no light in their rooms save that of the silver moon through the bars, and the occasional passage of a lamp by the attendant walking the halls. She could not see the color of his eyes, only the wet gleam of them. — Christina Henry

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This was not Hatch, her constant companion through the mouse hole. Nor was this the man who had methodically rescued her from a burning building. This was Hatcher, the murderer with the axe, the man who had been found covered in blood and surrounded by bodies. — Christina Henry

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Most men give a girl a ring, you know, not threaten them with murder." Hatcher — Christina Henry

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You remember it all now," Hatcher said, and it wasn't a question.
"Yes," she said. She was beyond weeping for the child she once was. "It is, more or less, what you would expect. Except for the part where I escaped. Nobody expected that. — Christina Henry

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She was exhausted, and had spent some time breathing smoke and poison. — Christina Henry

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Alice dreamed of blood. Blood on her hands and under her feet, blood in her mouth and pouring from her eyes. The room was filled with it. — Christina Henry

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That was the trouble with not being right in the head. You couldn't always tell if your eyes were telling the truth. — Christina Henry

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There is more to you than you know. Remember that. — Christina Henry

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She didn't have to be Cheshire's ideal of a Magician or Hatcher's ideal of a lover or her parents' ideal of a daughter. She could be Alice. — Christina Henry

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You came, you saw, you burned everything to the ground. — Christina Henry

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If she moved her head all the way up against the wall and tilted it to the left she could just see the edge of the moon through the bars. Just a silver sliver, almost close enough to eat. A sliver of cheese, a sliver of cake, a cup of tea to be polite. Someone had given her a cup of tea once, someone with blue-green eyes and long ears. Funny how she couldn't remember his face, though. All that part was hazy, her memory of him wrapped in smoke but for the eyes and ears. And the ears were long and furry. — Christina Henry

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All the horror and blood and monsters and fear crystallized to a fine thin shard inside her, harder than diamonds. What was one more monster in the face of so many? — Christina Henry

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can't save everybody. But we can save somebody. — Christina Henry

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I huffed out a deep breath. "It's something huge, isn't it?" Beezle nodded. "Yup."
There was a sound of several limbs splashing in the water. "Is it all squishy and tentacly?"
"Yup."
"I hate my life," I said, and as I turned I conjured a ball of nightfire and threw it. — Christina Henry

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He was definitely taking his bodyguard duties seriously tonight. He gave off a take-one-step-closer-and-I-will-show-you-Armageddon vibe. — Christina Henry

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Gabriel is my bodyguard, " I said stiffly.
J.B. snorted. "He wants something to do with your body, but it ain't guarding that he's thinking about. — Christina Henry

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So she should not wish to undo the past but learn to accept its consequences, and remember that not all consequences were evil. — Christina Henry

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You mean murder and eat," Alice said.
"No, I mean eat and murder," the rat said. "I'd rather it the other way around, wouldn't you?"
"I'd rather it not all all," Alice said. — Christina Henry

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That's what love is. When you love someone you're responsible for them, and they you. — Christina Henry

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A bear that would turn into a prince, she thought, and then smiled sadly to herself. Her prince was not a bear, but a madman. Alice had learned that you could not choose whom to love. If royalty appeared out of nowhere and offered her a future, she would have to turn away from it, because Alice could never love any other but the one with grey eyes and bloodstained hands. — Christina Henry

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Well, that was a beautiful wedding," Beezle said. "The bride has spider goo in her hair and the groom smells like sulfur. the parking-lot-in-front-of-the-burning warehouse location leaves something to be desired, and there was a distinct lack of refreshments, but otherwise, just lovely. — Christina Henry

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You're only a mouse if you let them make you one. — Christina Henry

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The world gobbles us and chews us and swallows us," Hatcher said, in that uncanny way he had of reading her thoughts. "I think happy endings must be accidents."
"But we hope for them all the same," Alice said. She looked sadly at the remains of those hopeful faces. Above all, we hope not to die in terror. — Christina Henry

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The world was abruptly sharp and clear, too clear, and too alive. It was terrible beyond words. The — Christina Henry

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What, you can read Lucifer's mind now?" I asked. "No, he sent me a message on Facebook," Beezle said. "I don't even want to know what Lucifer is doing on Facebook," I said. "Reposting pictures, like everyone else," he said. — Christina Henry

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There was comfort in ignorance, in thinking the world a certain way and not knowing any different. — Christina Henry

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If you go chasing your freedom your fate will only follow you there and force you back. — Christina Henry

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In the Old City there were very few ways for women to stay alive, and all of them involved a man. — Christina Henry

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I have seen plenty of humanity. The vast majority would not help their fellow neighbor unless forced to do so at gunpoint, Nathaniel said. — Christina Henry

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Cheshire's fingers, cold and slightly damp, stroked down the scar on her cheek. She swallowed the shudder of revulsion at his touch.

"Yes," Cheshire said. "He marked you so that he would know you again, and know that you belong to him."

"I belong to no one," Alice said. — Christina Henry

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She remembered a story one of her governesses told her, about a little girl who went into a house that wasn't hers. She sat in three chairs and tasted three bowls of porridge and rolled in three beds. And for being too curious (and, Alice thought, very rude) the little girl was eaten up by the bears who lived there. — Christina Henry

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Was this, I wondered, what it felt like to be a grown-up? Did you always feel the weight of things on you, your cares pressing you down like a burden you could never shake? No wonder Peter could fly. He had no worries to weight him to the earth. — Christina Henry

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He was haunted, same as she was, except he didn't know the name of his ghost. — Christina Henry

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She would never comprehend the need to hurt those who never hurt her, the need to hate for the sake of hating. She never wanted to rule over others in fear. No, she would never understand the Jabberwocky. — Christina Henry

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No man in the New City could love her as Hatcher did - of that Alice was certain. It was deep and all-consuming but somehow never suffocating. It was unselfish. It did not ask for anything and yet he made no secret of his need. There was no one in the world like Hatcher, and if she hadn't been mad, there would be no Hatcher for her. — Christina Henry

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It made Alice realize how much of life was full of empty stuff, objects longed for because the hope of them made your small life seem bigger, better, brighter. — Christina Henry

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But I'm coming with you. Until you catch the soul-sucking thing, I'm glue and you're ... something that needs to be glued — Christina Henry

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Just how many soldiers do you think I can fight on my own?" Alice asked.
"As many as necessary," Hatcher said. "I believe in you, Alice."
She felt for the first time that she wanted to kiss him, that she wanted to know what it was like when she chose it. So she did. — Christina Henry

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Lucifer's kingdom is metaphorical, not literal. The fallen are scattered throughout the world, maintaining different bases of power for him."
"And my father lives in Minneapolis," I repeated.
"Yes."
"And where does Lucifer live?"
"Los Angeles."
I let out a laugh at that. "Of course he does. — Christina Henry

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Out here the world was bright and sharp and full of hungry mouths waiting to eat her up. — Christina Henry

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I'll meet you tomorrow morning at ten in your office, and explain everything. In the meantime, go home and get some sleep."
"I have a meeting with McConnell and Baroja tomorrow at ten A.M. to review some procedures," he said.
Now, that was the J.B. I knew. Never mind the demon attack; procedures needed reviewing. — Christina Henry

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What about Alice? Did she have a happy ending? — Christina Henry

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He won't be safe," Hatcher repeated. "For I will find him and I will strip the flesh from his bones piece by piece. There is no place the Rabbit can hide, no hole he can disappear into. I will not sleep again until I have heard him scream for mercy he will never receive. — Christina Henry

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If you let the grief in, it might consume you. — Christina Henry

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One day, long ago, she'd gone seeking an adventure and found terror instead. That day had changed the course of her life, and left her hands awash in blood. It was not her fault, but this was how it must be. She understood that now. — Christina Henry

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I am not a pyromaniac," I said. "I only set things on fire because it's expedient — Christina Henry

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There's nowhere for us to go back to. We can go forward. We can find our way out. — Christina Henry

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Where's home, my Alice?" Hatcher said. "Where's home? We don't have a home, you and I. — Christina Henry

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Interesting' meant that you attracted the notice of men who would hurt you to possess whatever they found 'interesting' about you. — Christina Henry