By Mari Mancusi
Think discovering your past love, purely to be ripped aside by way of the apocalypse. Peyton Anderson won't ever omit the day she was once pressured to make a choice--between her family--and Chris Parker, the boy she'd given her middle. Now, 4 years later, as she steps from the fallout look after and right into a useless and damaged global, he's the single factor on her mind.
All Chris "Chase" Parker sought after used to be to take Peyton away and retain her secure from damage. yet he waited for hours within the rain on judgment day and he or she by no means showed--breaking his center with out ever telling him why.
Now the 2 of them were thrown jointly once more, reluctant chaperones to a gaggle of orphan little ones in a post-apocalyptic global the place the lifeless nonetheless walk...and feed. As they start their pilgramage to the final human outpost in the world, can they give you the option to allow move of previous hurts and locate the affection they lost--all whereas trying to store what's left of the human race?
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You’re okay here, right? I told my mom I’d visit tonight, so I have to go soon. ” I pull up straighter. “Really? When? ” “A little after ten, at Millennium Park. ” He smirks. ” CHAPTER FOUR TOBIAS MY MOTHER ALWAYS sits on the edges of things—chairs, ledges, tables—as if she suspects she will have to flee in an instant. This time it’s Jeanine’s old desk in Erudite headquarters that she sits on the edge of, her toes balanced on the floor and the cloudy light of the city glowing behind her. She is a woman of muscle twisted around bone.
I didn’t know what was in that file. I trusted Tris’s judgment more than my own. ” I thought telling Evelyn that I broke up with Tris would make it easier for my mother to trust me, and I was right—she has been warmer, more open, ever since I told that lie. ” Evelyn says. “What do you think now? ” I know what she wants me to say—that I see no reason to join the outside world—but I’m not a good liar, so instead I select a part of the truth. “I’m afraid of it,” I say. ” She considers me for a moment, biting the inside of her cheek.
She leans in close to my face, and I see for the first time how old she is; I see the lines that frame her eyes and mouth, and the unhealthy pallor she wears from years of eating far too little. Still, she is handsome like her son. Nearstarvation could not take that. “I am doing something about it. I am making a new world,” she says, and her voice gets even quieter, so that I can barely hear her. “I was Abnegation. I have known the truth far longer than you have, Beatrice Prior. ” I smile a little.