The Last of the Lost Boys: Some Favorite Quotes

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DEATH IS A DEPARTURE. A ROOM LEFT EMPTY. A DREAM dreamed and vanishing. Breath rising on a cold night and disappearing beneath unseeing stars. Death is you, moving on. From this moment. From this day. From this body. From this room to that one. From one riverbank to the other.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. 5). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

“On a quest, raisins could save your life.”

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. 32). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

All men face desolation in their own times, and we must return to ours.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. 117). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

Could an unimportant victim hope for anything more profoundly foolish in a hero than a willingness to die for someone who doesn’t matter to the world? A willingness to suffer and bleed for any soul in any time, to hurl himself at any villain. No one knew Sam Miracle’s flaws better than the girl called Glory Hallelujah. Being with him was a lot like being in the harsh unyielding sun. He was made for conflict, after all. A fiery nightmare to nightmares, with the scars to prove it. She hated even the thought of living without his light. And he didn’t have that effect just on her. She saw it on every face of every person who had ever been saved by the boy— and then the man— called Miracle.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. 155). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

She threw her voice through that outer darkness as a call to the ones she had loved and lost, and she hoped they would hear it, and know her voice, and be stirred.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. 196). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

Scary things were their prey. They were supposed to run toward the frightening things. They were supposed to seek them.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. 196). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

“Alex loves the light,” she said quietly. Her eyes spilled heat down her cheeks. “In every story he has ever read or listened to. In life. Truth, goodness, and beauty. He’s loyal to all three. I know he is. You gave him that. He’d die before he let that woman turn him.”

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. 205). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

In the distant future, when the sun burns brighter and the dance of planets has been healed and death has died, towers will rise beyond the imagination of mortals now living. But not beyond the imagination of any mortal now dead.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. 229). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

Retribution was for the end of time, and final justice was well beyond both his wisdom and authority.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. iv). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

She didn’t need gold or fame. More breaths, more heartbeats, more life would be enough.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. iv). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

Her soul was spilling over, double portioned, and her anger was immeasurable.

Wilson, N. D.. Outlaws of Time #3: The Last of the Lost Boys (p. iv). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

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