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Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:50 pm

From The Princess Bride by William Goldman:
Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Poison. True love. Hate. Revenge. Giants. Hunters. Bad men. Good men. Beautifulest ladies. Snakes. Spiders. Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passion. Miracles.
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Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:28 pm

The Award Winning Moment from a Film

From The Silvered by Tanya Huff
Mirian remembered the rabbit and smiled back at him.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Shadow Gaunt » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:52 pm

From 1984 by George Orwell
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Sky Alton » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:49 am

This week's prompt is...
The moment in a mystery novel where an important clue is found

From The Final Empire (Mistborn) by Brandon Sanderson
Plots behind plots, plans behind plans. There was always another secret
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Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:17 pm

The moment in a mystery novel where an important clue is found

From Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Neatly folded on the top of the case was a thin scarlet silk kimono embroidered with dragons.
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:17 pm

From The Adventure of the Crooked Man by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:
Excellent!" I cried. "Elementary," said he.
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Post by Shadow Gaunt » Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:25 pm

From A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle
“It seemed to travel with her, to sweep her aloft in the power of song, so that she was moving in glory among the stars, and for a moment she, too, felt that the words Darkness and Light had no meaning, and only this melody was real.”
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Sky Alton » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:40 pm

This weeks prompt is ...
Something used as money in a post-apocalyptic society

From Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
Regency silver snuff boxes
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:44 pm

From Sabriel by Garth Nix:
A musical bell, of clear and pretty tone.
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Post by Shadow Gaunt » Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:55 pm

From A Twelth Night by William Shakespeare
a bank of violets
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Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:56 am

Something used as money in a post-apocalyptic society

from Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp
magical plants and fungi
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Sky Alton » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:15 pm

This week's prompt is...
The name of a popular indie band

From Lirael by Garth Nix
Wet, cold and full of Holes
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Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:31 pm

From Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen:
A lady's imagination
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Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:43 am

The name of a popular indie band

from The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
Dangerous names
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Shadow Gaunt » Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:00 pm

From Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs
rat in suspenders
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Post by Prof. Amy Lupin » Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:30 pm

The name of a popular indie band

From The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden:
Firebird
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"I am only one, but I am one. I can't do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do."
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Prof. Tarma Amelia Black » Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:30 am

April starts out with this prompt ....

Part of a letter home from summer camp

From The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
She wanted to throw me in prison...
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Shadow Gaunt » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:38 pm

From Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
It poisoned me
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Post by Arianna Stonewater » Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:35 pm

From The Batimaeus Trilogy, Book 1: The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud

"It makes me long for the south, for the deserts and the blank blue sky."
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Re: Quick Quotes

Post by Maxim Trevelyan » Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:59 pm

From End of Watch by Stephen King:
He would give anything to just sleep, and sleep, and sleep.
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