The Scorpio Races
The Scorpio Races Quotes
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It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die. (Prologue.1)
Finn's eyes wouldn't be so large unless he was certain. (1.23)
[Finn] retreats back into the cab and the engine revs high as he shifts gears. (1.14)
People say my brothers would be lost without me, but really, I'd be lost without them. (1.1)
In front of us, there are two seas: one far-off ocean of deep blue and one seething mass of horses and men. All of them are men, not a girl among them. (7.2)
Tradition and Customs Quotes
All entries must train within 150 yards of the shoreline. (12.8)
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
The truth is, until you know any different, the island is enough. (1.7)
"I want to come with you today." (5.19)
Talk of axing someone's job is not a thing to toss around lightly. (10.65)
"God's always happy," Finn says. "You're the one who needs pleasing." (2.27)
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