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Justine Larbalestier
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Rosa is pushing all the buttons.”
-- Narrator (Part 1, Chapter 1)

Importance: This opening sentence has a double meaning. Che indicates not only that Rosa is pushing all the buttons on her seat on the plane, but also that she is pushing people’s buttons and manipulating them.

Mostly I think about how Rosa is never going to understand why I make her keep so many promises. How can I make her see that being good isn’t a game?”
-- Narrator (Part 1, Chapter 1)

Importance: Even since Rosa was born, Che feels as if he is responsible for teaching her right and wrong. He struggles to determine how he should go about teaching Rosa the meaning of being good and how to be good without having to be coerced to do so.

David says poker is about thinking with your head, not your emotions, which makes no sense. Our emotions, like our thoughts, form in our brain. You can’t separate...
-- Narrator (Part 1, Chapter 3)

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