Afterlife: A Novel Quotes

Marcus Sakey
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That was the thing about terror: it made rational people act irrationally. From a certain perspective, the fear was more destructive than the actual killing.”
-- Claire (Chapter 6)

Importance: This quote examines how terror can be more insidious than the actual violence that causes it. Claire has been chasing the sniper Simon Tucks for a while now and she is more concerned about the fear that he is spreading than the actual violence - though of course she wants to keep him from killing again. In this quote, the reader sees how a terrorist like Simon can be so successful and what their ultimate goal is - not killing itself, but inciting enough fear and terror to ruin how a society functions.

Maybe that’s what love is. Believing in the best version of your partner, so they have the courage to believe it themselves.”
-- Claire (Chapter 47)

Importance: This quote demonstrates why the bond between Claire and...

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