“Life is a bleak place,” he whispers. “Sometimes you have to learn how to shoot first.”
He wasn’t trying to patronize me. He was enjoying himself. Aaron Warner Anderson, chief commander and regent of Sector 45, son of the supreme commander of The Reestablishment. He has a soft spot for fashion.
“Addie, I’m s-sorry, I know you s-said—you s-said I wasn’t supposed to fight, but I couldn’t stay behind and I had to l-leave—”
I pull him into my arms, clutching him tight, hardly able to breathe.
“I wanted to f-fight with you, I didn’t w-want to be a baby. I wanted t-to h-help—”
“Shhhh, it’s okay, James. It’s okay. We’re okay. It’s going to be okay.”
I have absolutely no idea how this happened, but it’s transparent and it’s looks cute.
YA Lit: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi"I tried so hard to fix what I’d ruined. I tried every single day to be what they wanted. I tried all the time to be better but I never really knew how.
I only know now that the scientists are wrong.
The world is flat.
I know because I was tossed right off the edge and I’ve been trying to hold on for 17 years. I’ve been trying to climb back up for 17 years but it’s nearly impossible to beat gravity when no one is willing to give you a hand.
When no one wants to risk touching you.”
I reach back, pull the gun out of my holster. And shoot him in the forehead.
come back to life, a warner/juliette mix. (listen)
"Everything looks so different to me now," he says. "It feels different. It tastes different. You brought me back to life.” He’s quiet a moment. “I have never known this kind of peace. Never known this kind of comfort. And sometimes I am afraid,” he says, dropping his eyes. “that my love will terrify you.”
i. draw your swords - angus & julia stone; ii. overjoyed - bastille; iii. i want you (elvis costello cover); iv. everything you want - vertical horizon; v. map of the problematique - muse; vi. when you break - bear’s den; vii. love be brave - laura marling; viii. beside you (monsieur adi remix) - phildel; ix. say it right (nelly furtado cover) - angus & julia stone; x. lie in the sound - trespassers william; xi. together - the xx; xii. you - keaton henson; xiii. you are the moon - the hush sound