by Michael Scott
Fate and Free Will Quotes in The Alchemyst
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"Dora, will you teach Sophie the principles of Air magic? She needs to learn enough to at least protect herself from attack."
Dora shrugged and smiled. "Do I have a choice?"
Flamel had not been expecting that answer. "Of course you have a choice."
The Witch of Endor shook her head. "Not this time." (35.57-60)
We're still not sure whether free will or destiny wins in The Alchemyst, but it's interesting that the one person who can see all the versions of the future (which just might suggest that our choices shape our chances) seems to think that even she doesn't have a choice in the matter.