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Storm Over Warlock coverContexts of quotes from Andre Norton:

“A man who still lives and is not yet broken can hope.” Storm over Warlock. Shann’s thoughts after his capture by the Throgs.

“No one ever quite believes that a last evil will strike at him.” Storm over Warlock. Shann Lantee’s thought, facing what seems to be the final moment before his death by torture.

“He was too old a hand at bargaining to show any emotion unless for a purpose.” Ordeal in Otherwhere. Charis’s thoughts on the probably illegal Free Trader who wants to buy a contract she is being forced to sign.

“Think things out, assemble your information before you act.” Ordeal in Otherwhere. What Charis was taught by her father.

Ordeal cover“There was no use speculating about what force was in power here.” Ordeal in Otherwhere. Charis’s thought after finding herself under the control of the Wyverns.

“There were times when one human life was expendable for the whole.” Ordeal in Otherwhere. Charis, finding herself unable to abandon Shann Lantee.

“Guilt’s for something you could have done something about.” Bowling, Tourist Trap. .Jacyn, trying to tell Tod he need feel no guilt about his mother dying at his birth, no matter what his father says.

Quotes from Andre Norton

These are the contexts of the quotes tweeted from @sueannbowling between August 21 and August 27, 2014.

Warding cover“Who can swear certainly to anything of the Power?” Andre Norton, The Warding of Witch World. Frost, refusing to promise something she is uncertain of.

“No two Powers are alike—just as no world copies another to the last blade of grass.” Andre Norton, The Warding of Witch World. Frost, again saying she can not be sure how the Power will work.

“Always the Dark will rise—for it cannot be entirely driven from any world of man.” Andre Norton, The Warding of Witch World. Koris, at the last great conference after the Warders have returned.

“We must always strive to learn more and put what is so learned to proper use. Andre Norton, The Warding of Witch World. Koris again. And this sentiment, especially the second part, is very appropriate for today.

Storm Over Warlock cover“He had a right to be alive, hadn’t he?” Andre Norton, Storm over Warlock. Shann Lantee, feeling as if he has been somehow blamed for being the only survivor of the Terran camp.

“There is no reason for us to advertise our being alive.” Andre Norton, Storm over Warlock. Ragnar Thorvald, pointing out that taking a Throg weapon, useful though it might be, would alert the aliens to possible survivors.

“That sort of thing just isn’t supposed to happen.” Sue Ann Bowling, Tourist Trap. Penny, speaking to Roi after his carelessness with the warnoff has brought on a puma attack.