• I was suddenly overwhelmed by what an incredible person this boy was, standing in front of me, and by the fact that he was mine and I was his. "Right now," Sam said - and I saw that he held the invoice for today's studio time in his hand, folded into a bird with sun-washed wings - "it's hard to imagine that it is raining anewhere in the world." "From Linger, page 258

    Maggie Stiefvater (2011). “Shiver Trilogy (Shiver, Linger, Forever)”, p.465, Scholastic Inc.