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Memory is the worst thing about healing.
-- Bride (Part One, Chapter 4 paragraph page 29)

Importance: Although Bride is the character saying this and it applies well to her, this statement applies to all of the characters. When one is going through a difficult time in life and trying to get past it, the memories are the things that hold up the healing process.

What passes for news is either gossip or a lecture of lies.
-- Bride (Part One, Chapter 4 paragraph page 29)

Importance: Once one has been deceived in the past by a person known to her, it is hard to believe strangers and hard to distinguish between truth, gossip, and lies when strangers speak.

When fear rules, obedience is the only survival choice.
-- Bride (Part One, Chapter 4 paragraph page 31)

Importance: Many of the characters childhood lives have been ruled by fear. When the choice is punishment and pain or obedience, obedience is the wiser choice.

At first, I couldn’t see past all that black to know who she was and just...
-- Sweetness (Part One, Chapter 5 paragraph page 43)

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