Underground Airlines Quotes

Ben H. Winters
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I was a mechanism—a device. That’s all I was."
-- Victor (Part One: Chapter One )

Importance: Victor considers himself, at this early point in the novel, to be merely a tool, an instrument that is used by the Marshals service, without any personal agency or control over the matters he is involved in.

I whistled very softly, still sitting motionless, hands still flat on the table. ’All right,’ I whispered. ‘All right, all right, all right.’”
-- Victor (Part One: Chapter One )

Importance: This quotation provides insight into Victor's own internal rage and his coping mechanism of talking to himself.

I had a lot of names. Or, more precisely, it was my practice at the beginning of a new job to think of myself as having no name at all. As being not really a person at all.
-- Victor (Part One: Chapter Two )

Importance: This quotation highlights Victor's own sense of being without an identity, as well as his ability to leave his past actions behind him and...

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