The Girl Who Owned a City Themes

O.T. Nelson
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The Power of Ideas

Lisa believes in the power of ideas. Good ideas can conquer any problem and bring amazing success. When Lisa is alone, she sits and thinks. When she is with her brother, she spends her nights thinking through problems, considering ideas, and planning for the future. She does the same thing when she is ruler of her own city. She spends time alone in her tower room, thinking by candlelight. Everything that Lisa gains, she gains by virtue of her thoughts and ideas. Everything that Lisa loses, she loses because she does not think and anticipate well enough.

Lisa's ideas aren't just about how to solve problems and what to do in the immediate future. Lisa also has grand ideas about where she is heading. She wants to rebuild society. She sees herself as a leader, able to plan ways to recapture the society that's been...

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