| Quote #1
"The Elder Race?" Josh asked, his voice rising and cracking. […] He played a lot of computer games, read some fantasy novels, and in those, elder always meant ancient and dangerous. (4.48)
Way to use your video game skills, Josh! Whenever your parents tell you to turn off the X-box and crack open the books, you can cite this scene as proof that gaming can come in handy. Now Josh knows what he's up against.
| Quote #2
Once Dee discovers the Book is incomplete, he will return for the missing pages. And I guarantee you, he will leave no witness on this earth. (4.57)
Honestly, Flamel, you're being a bit dramatic. But maybe he's just trying to get his point across. According to Flamel's version of events, Dee is a class-A villain, and he's not to be messed with. But why should we trust what Flamel has to say?
| Quote #3
Dee and the Dark Elders he serves will remake this world as it was in the unimaginably ancient past. And the only place for humans in it will be as slaves. Or food. (5.77)
Okay, by this point, we're getting the idea that these Dark Elders are up to no good. But seriously, what's their beef with humans? Why can't they all just coexist?