The Marrow Thieves Quotes

Cherie Dimaline
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Dreams get caught in the webs woven in your bones. That where they live, in that marrow there.”
-- Miig (Chapter 2, “The Fire” )

Importance: Miig is explaining where the dreams live in the Native Americans, and this is the first indication that they are being harvested for their marrow. This is apparently only symbolic, and Miig may be saying that the marrow lives in the very center of their being, because the scientists are not merely taking marrow from the Native Americans, but are reducing an entire person down to a single vial.

When I lost enough adrenaline to notice the way her cheeks held shadows but her eyes were clear, one thought jumped into my head. PLEASE DON'T LET HER BE BY COUSIN, PLEASE ...”
-- French (Chapter 3, “Story: Part One” )

Importance: French has just met Rose for the first time, and he is hoping that they are not related. There is little chance that they are actually related, and this thought is...

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