I felt her curious spirit brush against mine, and within it was the soft cinnamon joy of a remembered bond.


    — Alison Goodman, from Eona: Return of the Dragoneye

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It’s a beginning.


    — Nathan Filer, from The Shock of the Fall

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The moon has your name memorised: the curl of your back, your face, an open book.


    — Vona Groarke, from “Tonight of Yesterday”

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[They stood there, smiling at each other, like they had done all those years ago, standing on either side of that fence. ‘Oai deki the…’ She paused.] ‘Ureshii desu,’ Henry said, softly.


    — Jamie Ford, from Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

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And she kissed him again.


    — Lauren Weisberger, from Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns

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[On the wall of one tiny hidden chamber [the ants] inscribed, in insect hieroglyphs, the true secret of longevity.]

They got it absolutely right and it would probably have important implications for the universe if it hadn’t, next time the University flooded, been completely washed away.


    — Terry Pratchett, from Equal Rites

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