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Quote #7

I looked into her eyes, and I knew I was going to kiss her, and I knew there was nothing to worry about, as long as we stayed together. And I believed, for that one second, we always would. (10.09[2].140)

Ah, the anticipation of a first kiss. Do you think he captures that memorable first kiss feeling, or are first kisses really not all they're cracked up to be?

Quote #8

"We're not [supposed to be together]. You're a Mortal. You can't understand. I don't want to see you get hurt, and that's what will happen if you get too close to me." (10.09[2].157)

Here we have the age-old star-crossed lovers theme surfacing. Because of powers beyond their control (although they're probably Powers with a capital P here), Lena and Ethan are just not meant to be.

Quote #9

[Lena] scanned the letter. "'A Species Apart' he calls them. Her family is trying to keep them apart..." (10.13.134)

Lena isn't talking about herself and Ethan here, but she might as well be. Genevieve and Ethan Carter's relationship has some uncanny similarities to Lena and Ethan's.

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