“It’s easy to poke fun at the world and think yourself clever, but it’s much harder to stand silent and endure.”
Instead, I aggressively drank my tea.
“You said that if only Rook had been born into my position, we would be exactly alike,” he (Blackwood) snapped. “Well you’re wrong. We’re fundamentally different.”
“If you’re so certain,” I said. my voice rocky and low, “that the poor are born inferior, then all the shame in the world on you for not protecting them. If people are born generation after generation into poverty and deprivation, it is your duty to look after them, not sacrifice their lives to save your own!”
Have you read this book? I know a lot of people didn’t enjoy this as much as I did, were you one of those people? I loved all of the quote worthy moments in this book. I found it really easy to relate to the main character – do you have a books that do this for you?