The Fall of Reach Quotes
"Mission accomplished, Captain de Blanc. Enemy neutralized" (Epilogue, p. 6).
"This is a reconnaissance mission...of sorts. We are here to observe a child. The first of many, I hope" (Chapter 1, p. 12).
"That's our boy" (Chapter 2, p. 18).
"Any story fabricated to motivate the children—claiming their parents were taken and killed by pirates, or by a plague that devastated their planet—if they learned the truth later, they would turn against us" (Chapter 3, p. 24).
"You win dinner, Number 117. Tonight, dinner is roast turkey, gravy and mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, brownies, and ice cream" (Chapter 4, p. 31).
"I don't want any of the Chief's surprises sneaking up on us" (Chapter 5, p. 37).
"I have been over the ONI projections of Outer Colony stability three times, Doctor. Their conclusion is correct: massive rebellion within twenty years unless drastic military action is taken. And you...