Vlad had found himself longing to encounter those of his own kind, to travel to the streets of Elysia-that far away world, but after a while it seemed more of a fairy tale than anything else. Like Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy, only with fangs.— Heather Brewer
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It never gets easier, missing you. And sometimes I wonder if it ever will.
To his amazement, he could already hear Henry snoring in the backseat.
That guy could fall asleep on a car trip to the mailbox.
If you thought eighth grade was tough, try it with fangs and a fear of garlic.
The worst pain in the world goes beyond the physical.
Even further beyond any other emotional pain one can feel. It is the betrayal of a friend.
Because teachers, no matter how kind, no matter how friendly, are sadistic and evil to the core.
Bullying is a horrible thing. It sticks with you forever. It poisons you. But only if you let it.
If citizens followed their leaders' example throughout history, the human race would have died out centuries ago.
The world is full of monsters with friendly faces.
Getting staked had been a hard lesson in choosing one's friends wisely.
Sometimes you have to be alone to think, and sometimes the best place for thinking isn't home.
Growing older is mandatory, but growing up is optional.
It was tough attempting to be social with people who'd rather pretend you didn't exist.
Morning, sunshine." Vlad blinked at her. "Morning, sulfuric acid." "Pardon me?" "Well, isn't it just kinda wrong to call a vampire 'sunshine'?
Whoever had decided that school should start so early in the morning and last all day long needed to be hunted down and forced to watch hours of educational televison without the aid of caffine.
this is the best year ever because i am reading the chronicles of vladimir tod
Lesson #456 of high school life: Never, EVER trust an alarm clock.
She raised a sharp eyebrow at him. "Vlad, no offense, but look at you. If you're not a vampire, you're clearly the most anemic goth I've ever seen."... "We believed you. Because that's what friends do." pg267 October to Vlad
Mulling this over, Vlad wiped her lip gloss from his lips with the back of his hand.Vampires, after all, didn't sparkle.
Vlad decided that teachers' ideas were a lot like bunches of garlic-intriguing from afar, but up close sadly sickening and, if you weren't careful, DEADLY.
Vlad made a mental note to amend the friend code: thou shalt not date the girl that thy best friend has a crush on...nor shalt thou try sticking thy best friend in the chest with a sharp hunk of wood.
Henry shrugged. "I've kissed plenty of girls." "I'm not talking about your mom,dork.
I'm a creature of the night for God's sake And she wants me home by eleven?
Mmmmm. Warm chocolate chip cookies. Not even AB negative can compare.
Vampires,after all,don't sparkle.
Vlad blinked, unsure where her question was coming from and, more importantly, where it was going.
A word of advice, if I may? Explosions are an excellent way to kill the undead.
But you should probably take a few steps back first, kid.
If stakes and garlic were the top two things that could kill a vampire, ninth grade gym was a close third.
Wrong. Enemies don't fight with such determined passion. That kind of focus is reserved for friends at odds with one another." pg 69 Tomas to Vlad
A label doesn't make something so. A label is just a word. It's what a person does that makes them who they are
Funny how mishearing things-or not hearing them at all-can really screw things up
Kid, not everything in life can be summed up neatly in a paragraph.
No book has all of the answers. Not even the really good ones. You have to find the answers yourself sometimes.
...Your angry and jealous and in the mood to do some forceful dentistry
People fear what they can't understand and harm what they fear.
Vampires are people too. They've got their own problems, they just drink blood.
Joss's ears perked up. He loved libraries. Nowhere else in the world felt so safe and homey. Nowhere else smelled like books and dust and happy solitude quite like a library did.
They'll torture you for months before killing you if you run" Otis shrugged, as if this was an everyday occurrence.
Do you believe i am the Pravus?
... but if I've learned one thing, it's this: forgiveness is crucial. If you can't forgive someone you're mad at, that anger will poison you. You have to learn to let it go"... "people have reasons for doing the things that they do, especially when they care about you. You may not always understand what they are, but if you can try to understand the person then you might see that they really care, despite what happened." pg 100 Meredith to Vlad
A crease found it's way onto Joss's forehead.
Because he was certain that Sirus was wrong. Girls were more complicated than boys. Girls communicated in a language that only they understood. And Joss wasn't sure at all that he would ever understand them.
Don't you find any irony in a vampire sucking up?
Dude, you're a vampire. EVERY day sucks for you.
Live and everyone would die. Die and everyone would live. It seemed like such a simple choice. But nothing is ever as simple as it seems.
When will it begin, anyway?" Sirus held his gaze for a moment, his eyes full of concern- a concern that Joss didn't understand. "Probably sooner than you're ready for." "When's that?" "Well." Sirus sighed, as if doing the math in his head."It'll take us about three minutes to gather this stuff and get to the cabin, and another two or three for Abraham to realize you're here. So I'd say you have about seven more minutes of freedom left.
Someday, my young friend, you'll find out that girls are actually people too. Just like you and me.
I'm too tired to reign over vampirekind, let alone enslave the human race.
Nothing could convince Aunt Nelly to let Vlad stay home for the duration of the school year, which just goes to prove that parents and guardians don't care if they're sending you to face bloodthirsty monsters, so long as you get a B in English.
According to his dad's journal, vampires had been through some of the worst epidemics in history. And apparently, during the days of the Black Plague, their biggest complaint had been rotten "food".
I drive well! Says who your mom? No actually, she won't even get in the car with me.
Present company excluded, this looked to be the most pleasant detention ever experienced by mankind. Further proof that librarians should run the world-or a least be in charge of detention at Bathory High.