Keeper of the Lost Cities
FlashbackBook - 2018
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""Nothing bad," Alden assured him. "I'm just hoping you'll be willing to attend the Tribinal today."
Ro groaned. "Noooooooooo! Then I have to go, and everyone's going to be all smug and sparkly and give boring speeches about how brilliant they are - and I'm not even allowed to stab anybody!"" - Flashback
"How the pink - haired, heavily armed ogre princess could make people forget she was in the room was one of life's great mysteries." - Flashback
"Fitz nodded. "Today I'm starting a new legacy!"
"A legacy of fools who get themselves slaughtered while trying to be heroes," Gethen noted."" - Flashback
"So are you going to tell us where we're going? Or do you want us to guess? My money's on Fitz's room, since the amount of hair products in their is kind of a legacy." - Keefe
"So Sophie asked Gethen, "Nobody could think of an easier way to get into Everglen? I can think of five off the top of my head."
"And they all take, like, two minutes, right?" Keefe asked her.
"Probably less," Sophie corrected.
Vespera shrugged, knocking one of her golden sleeves off her shoulder. "If someone is willing to jump through ridiculous hoops to prove their loyalty, who am I to stop them? Alvar created the plan himself."
Keefe turned back to the eldest Vacker. "So, wait. You said, 'Hey, I know! Why don't you slice me up with a shamkniv - '"
"That was his punishment for the problem he created," Vespera corrected, "which I was very generous to allow him a chance to redeem himself for."
"Sure," Keefe agreed, rolling his eyes. "Full body torture seems like a totally reasonable punishment for . . . What was the problem again? A locked gate?"" - Flashback
"Fitz stared at her for a long second, then at each of his friends, before finally resting on Sophie. "If I let him go," he whispered, "we're going to regret it."
"Maybe," she admitted. "But if you kill him, we'll regret it more. Even you."" - Flashback
""And if there isn't?" Fitz asked, tears gleaming in his eyes. "Can you live with yourself if someone else dies tonight?"
"Yes," said Tam immediately. "Because we're not responsible for what they do. Only what we do."" - Flashback
"No one goes off alone, no matter the circumstances, Magnate Leto continued. Especially you, Miss Vacker. Vanish if you wish, but stay near some of your friends. And if you see anything suspicious, set off one off these. He passed around a sack of what looked like tiny silver marbles, and they each grabbed a handful. The Council distributed them to everyone so they won't be suspicious, but yours are the only ones that flash purple so we'll be able to - "
Purple sparks crackled at his feet, making him stumble back.
"What?" Keefe asked. "Someone needed to make sure they work, right?"" - Flashback
"Life is a series of hard choices, Miss Foster. The most you can do is face them one at a time." - Mr. Forkle
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Other: There is a couple fitzphie scenes in this book, so of you ship sokeefe, you have been warned.
Other: Couldn't put this book down! Ridiculously annoying cliff hanger, I think I started crying when I got it!
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Sophie Foster needs to learn to fight. Her abilities can only protect her so far-and the Neverseen have proved it. As she learns to wield throwing stars and daggers, she soon finds herself faced with a bigger danger-and learns that not everything is what it seems...and even the safest places can turn deadly.