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Quote #1

I didn't want to end up like my dad, living in the same house, in the same small town I'd grown up in, with the same people who had never dreamed their way out of here. (9.02[1].50)

What do you think: is staying in the same town you grew up in such a bad thing? P.S. We doubt Ethan's going to be in any hurry to leave as long as Lena is in town.

Quote #2

Two years, eight months, and counting. I had to get out of this town. (9.02[3].62)

High school graduation! Count down to freedom.

Quote #3

The changing number written on her hand. She was counting down to her birthday. (9.12[2].167)

This countdown isn't to freedom—it's to confinement. To drive the point home, Lena wears a prison jumpsuit with her birthdate on it.

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