The 5th Wave

The 5th Wave

eBook - 2013
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MINECRAFT_RULES
Feb 08, 2020

"if aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed on America, which didn't turn out very well for the native Americans."

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DarhkCanary
May 06, 2019

"Run=die. Stay=die. Sort of the theme of this party"

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DarhkCanary
May 06, 2019

"If this is humanity's last war, then I am the battlefield"

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“I thought I knew what loneliness was before he found me, but I had no clue. You don't know what real loneliness is until you've known the opposite.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“Because we will die, but at least we will die unbroken.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“There's an old saying about the truth setting you free. Don't buy it. Sometimes the truth slams the cell door shut and throws a thousand bolts.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“When the moment comes to stop running from your past, to turn around and face the thing you thought you could not face--the moment when your life teeters between giving up and getting up--when that moment comes, and it always comes, if you can't get up and you can't give up either, here's what you do: Crawl.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“We'd stared into the face of Death, and Death blinked first. You'd think that would make us feel brave and invincible. It didn't.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“What doesn't kill us sharpens us. Hardens us. Schools us. You're beating plowshares into swords, Vosch. You are remaking us. We are the clay, and you are Michelangelo. And we will be your masterpiece.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“You can only call someone crazy if there’s someone else who’s normal. Like good and evil. If everything was good, then nothing would be good.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“That's what you do when the curtain is falling--you give the line that the audience wants to hear.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“You know how sometimes you tell yourself that you have a choice, but really you don't have a choice? Just because there are alternatives doesn't mean they apply to you.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“Sarcasm doesn't appear to work on him. If that's true, I'm in trouble: It's my normal mode of communication.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“Cruelty isn't a personality trait. Cruelty is a habit.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“How do you rid the Earth of humans? Rid the humans of their humanity.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“We’re here, and then we’re gone, and it’s not about the time we’re here, but what we do with the time.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“Some things you can never leave behind. They don't belong to the past. They belong to you.”

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cindyzhang1
Aug 30, 2016

“But if I'm it, the last of my kind, the last page of human history, like hell I'm going to let the story end this way. I may be the last one, but I am the one still standing. I am the one turning to face the faceless hunter in the woods on an abandoned highway. I am the one not running but facing. Because if I am the last one, then I am humanity. And if this is humanity's last war, then I am the battlefield.”

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alexandraSchulz
Jul 28, 2016

““What doesn't kill us sharpens us. Hardens us. Schools us. You're beating plowshares into swords, Vosch. You are remaking us. We are the clay, and you are Michelangelo. And we will be your masterpiece.” ― Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave”

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LifeLoverSam
Jul 18, 2016

"To hold on, you have to find something you're willing to die for."
- The 5th Wave

"Before I found you, I thought the only way to hold on was to find something to live for. It isn't. To hold on, you have to find something you're willing to die for."
-Evan Walker

indigo_beetle_81 Feb 25, 2016

"Sometimes, in my tent at night, I think I can hear the stars scraping against the sky"-Cassiopeia - Rick Yancey

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vbonbon14
Jul 01, 2015

“Some things you can never leave behind. They don't belong to the past. They belong to you.”
― Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave

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neocarleen
Dec 18, 2013

“Why did they come billions of miles just to stare at us? It's rude.”

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neocarleen
Dec 18, 2013

“I don't move. I wait behind my log, terrified. Over the past ten minutes, it's become such a dear friend, I consider naming it: Howard, my pet log.”


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