The Book of Life
A NoveleBook - 2014
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KateHillier Jul 28, 2014
It's been a time waiting for this to come out but it was worth the wait. Less draggy than its predecessor and everything, and I mean literally everything, comes back and is dealt with and/or explained. Sometimes that got really overwhelming, I almost wished for a family tree in the back or someth... Read More »
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"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change."-Philippe De Clermont, often attributed to Charles Darwin
"I watched in silence as the parts of Matthew I knew and loved-the poet and the scientist, the warrior and the spy, the Renaissance Prince and father-fell away until only the darkest, most forbidding part of him remained. He was only the assassin now."-Diana
"No. I'm a vampire. And before you ask, I can go outside during the day and my hair won't catch on fire in the sunlight. I'm Catholic and have a crucifix. When I sleep, which is not often, I prefer a bed to a coffin. If you try to stake me, the wood will likely splinter before it enters my skin. No fangs either. And one last thing: I do not, nor have I ever, sparkled."-Matthew
"Well, no vampire ever knocked up a girl on Buffy. Not even Spike. And God knows he never practiced safe sex."-Chris
"Whichever creatures had introduced Joss Whedon to our world had a lot to answer for."-Diana
"First I was subjected to witchwater falling from the tower. Now there is a dragon in my hallway. This is what comes of having witches in the family."-Ysabeau
"Blood may speak loudly, but I always prefer tales told by the heart."-Fernando
There was something miraculous in the juxtaposition of a father's strength with his daughter's vulnerability.
Philip, who had already exhibited an uncanny sensitivity to his father's mercurial moods, arranged his features in a perfect imitation of Matthew's frown and waved one arm in the air as if calling for a sword so they could vanquish their enemies together.
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