By J. L. Murray
The place Niki is going, dying isn't a ways at the back of.
Everyone Niki Slobodian is familiar with hates Congressman Frank Bradley. he's the daddy of latest govt, in spite of everything. He begun the Registry, and the area followed it. Bradley is the guy who separated Abnormals and Normals, and made it a criminal offense for Abbies to exist.
So while Bradley exhibits up at Niki's door bearing a poor mystery, then quickly disappears, she feels pressured to dig deeper. however the extra Niki uncovers, the extra hazard she is in. A mysterious association is out for her blood – actually – and her father's felony previous is probably not as self-serving as she inspiration. there's additionally the problem of Niki's inscrutable agency Sam and the key of his identification. With aid from her associate Bobby Gage, Niki unearths out simply how little she knew approximately her kinfolk, and the reality of who she rather is.
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We go on and we bless the earth under our feet. But questions come to us again, as we walk in silence. If that which we have found is the corruption of solitude, then what can men wish for save corruption? If this is the great evil of being alone, then what is good and what is evil? Everything which comes from the many is good. Everything which comes from one is evil. This have we been taught with our first breath. We have broken the law, but we have never doubted it. Yet now, as we walk through the forest, we are learning to doubt.
We brought water from the stream which runs among the trees under our windows. We killed a mountain goat, and we brought its flesh to be cooked in a strange copper pot we found in a place of wonders, which must have been the cooking room of the house. We did this work alone, for no words of ours could take the Golden One away from the big glass which is not glass. They stood before it and they looked and looked upon their own body. When the sun sank beyond the mountains, the Golden One fell asleep on the floor, amidst jewels, and bottles of crystal, and flowers of silk.
It is my eyes which see, and the sight of my eyes grants beauty to the earth. It is my ears which hear, and the hearing of my ears gives its song to the world. It is my mind which thinks, and the judgement of my mind is the only searchlight that can find the truth. It is my will which chooses, and the choice of my will is the only edict I must respect. " Whatever road I take, the guiding star is within me; the guiding star and the loadstone which point the way. They point in but one direction. They point to me.
The Devil Is a Gentleman by J. L. Murray