Silent Child Quotes

Sarah A Denzil
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When it comes to the birth lottery, I lucked out. I was born in the kind of bucolic loveliness that lulls you into thinking nothing bad will ever happen to me.”
-- Narrator (Chapter 1)

Importance: Because Emma was born in such ideal conditions, she believes that nothing bad would ever happen to her.

We had collected all the children from year two in that classroom because the roof leak wasn’t as bad. But somehow Aiden left the classroom. We’ve searched the premises and we believe he has left the school.”
-- Mrs. Fitzwilliam (Chapter 1)

Importance: It is clear that Mrs. Fitzwilliam does not want to be the one telling Emma that they lost track of her son during the roof leak at the school. She is clearly upset by what has happened.

A DNA test was run yesterday and the analysis came back a few hours ago. The teenage boy in that room is Aiden.”
-- Stevenson (Chapter 4)

Importance: The detective...

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