Ungifted Quotes

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…when the thing is right there in front of me, and I can kick it, grab it, shout it out, jump into it, paint it, launch it, or light it on fire, it’s like I’m a puppet on a string, powerless to resist. I don’t think; I DO.
-- Narration (Donovan) (Chapter 1 paragraph Page 2)

Importance: In this quote, Donovan introduces and defines a key aspect of his character, his impulsivity, that plays a significant, motivating role in most of his actions throughout the narrative, as well as playing a similarly significant role in the development of its themes.

There’s a PRICE for being gifted. The cost is your life. You don’t die or anything like that. But you don’t live either. Free time? Forget it … Friends? Those are the people you slave alongside. … Sports? When? And besides, why play when you probably stink. … What about TV or video games. Oh please...
-- Narration (Chloe) (Chapter 4 paragraph Page 31)

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