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"It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone. " -- Rose Kennedy

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. ”  -- Plato

“The life of the dead is set in the memory of the living. ”  -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not a mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love. ”  -- Washington Irving

“We all wear masks and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing our own skin.”  -- André Berthiaume

“I am an invisible man. No I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allen Poe: Nor am I one of your Hollywood movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, simply because people refuse to see me.”  -- Ralph Ellison

“Without knowledge, life is no more than the shadow of death.”  -- Molière

“Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it: nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.”  -- Jean de La Fontaine

“Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.”  -- Jean de La Fontaine


Kindred (Kindred #1) by Nicola Claire

Kindred - Nicola Claire

I really liked this book. I think Lucinda is pretty neat, although she can come across a bit TSTL sometimes. I don't like Michel much, I think he's an ass and I don't trust him. I think the whole premise about this books vamps are great and interesting. Also the whole thing with the shapeshifters. I think Rick is nice and he may be on to something, when he made that mess of warning Lucinda against Michel. I would like to keep track of him and Celeste in the coming books.

And I think I'll close this by saying, that I think Nero is great, although his motives seems a bit unclear to me at this point. I'm hoping to see more of him as well. I hope he can bring a nice balance to the whole Michel thing.