I was sitting in Language Arts doodling in my notebook when
Mrs. Station started talking. I wasn’t listening but then all of a sudden
everyone got up so I whipped around to ask Carter what was happening.
Quickly, as if he might suddenly be fine, Maxon reached up to Aspen’s uniform and clutched it in his hands. “She lives. Do you understand me? Whatever it takes, she lives.” – The One
“He clung to General Leger, holding on to him for dear life, his fingers digging into the back of his uniform. He was unabashedly crying, and I’d never heard such a painful sound. I hoped I never would again. “I can’t lose her. I don’t know… . I don’t …” – The Heir