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"How easy it was to feel nothing. Her mind cleared, its thoughts unfolding logically with each steadying breath."

— ~The Visionist, Rachel Urquhart

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"To stare at him without fear was to see his power drained away."

~ The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart

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"These were night thoughts, she knew, the kind that come when sleep will not, the questions no one can answer, least of all a young girl in the dark."

~ The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart

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"I trust no one and have little desire to seek a bond that can only, in the end, bring disappointment and despair. I once expected the world of the world, but no more. It is far simpler, I have found, to dive into other people’s problems than it is to sort out one’s own…"

~ The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart

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"I could not help thinking how bare we are in death, how quickly our bones join a field of broken sticks, how life’s end strips us of everything that makes us unique. Our history remains, but even there, the mark we leave is dependent on the impressions of others."

~ The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart

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"Indeed, I know that I am more capable of love for never having taken it for granted."

~ The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart

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"As to what she can possibly glimpse in me, I cannot say, for though I know of certain aspects of my bearing, I have never held a mirror to my heart."

~ The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart

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"Property deeds and church records of marriages, births, and Deaths: Does society offer up documents of a more paradoxically dry nature? They testify to our ownership of the very earth upon which we live, our most costly oath, our grand entry, and our final bow. Still, it often seems to me that they are written solely to be sorted in the wrong spot by a bespectacled clerk, pale as a grub and sporting suspenders."

~ The Visionist by Rachel Urquhart

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mulhollanduncovered:

Books do make the best weapons! For arguments as well as, um, bashing.

I must remember this on da streets and in da hood.

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They trick you into believing the bed you are in is your own.

They trick you into believing the bed you are in is your own.

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