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By Margaret Peterson Haddix
Within the 3rd installment of Haddix's sequence a couple of futuristic society during which households are forbidden to have greater than youngsters, Nina, a secondary personality in Among the Impostors, is falsely accused of treason and imprisoned via the inhabitants Police. Her interrogator supplies her an ultimatum: both she will be able to get 3 different baby prisoners, unlawful third-borns like Nina, to bare who harbored them and the place they obtained their faux identity playing cards, or she is going to be completed. Nina sees an opportunity to flee the criminal and, taking the prisoners along with her, speedy discovers their road smarts. but if their foodstuff offer runs out, Nina seeks the boy she knew as Lee.
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He is prodding himself, testing reflexes, investigating, tasting, and vindicating. How? Collective unconscious possessed and transmuted a man. ” “You’re being enigmatic just to torment me. ’” It was the heart of Saturday night. The crowds were bent on private destinations and they saw only those destinations in their minds’ eyes, and not much else; destinations like carrots before donkeys. So they didn’t notice that though City radiated disco, he carried no radio or tape deck. In the distance the severe lineaments of the street converged in a patina of glamorous scales, refractions of neon lights, headlights, streetlights, and metal; glints diffused through a cloud of cigarette smoke, steam from manholes, and carbon monoxide.
Cole shrugged. “Sure, Catz, you welcome to stay over,” Cole said. ” someone shouted from behind. Cole glanced over his shoulder; City’s mirror sunglasses gleamed intact from the curb, looking after them. “Yeah, that’d be great,” Catz was saying. ” 59 Cole pressed through a crowd looking at someone on the sidewalk, stepped over the body of Marie’s mother, and continued on, without looking back. “Sure,” Cole said. “I got Intersat. ” He shrugged. ” And they did. They watched some slob who was supposed to be Kennedy in PT-109.
Catz joined them, laughing. Cole picked up a bill and examined it. It was real. He tucked it into his pocket. There was at least ten thousand dollars on the sidewalk when City lowered his arm and gave off raining money. ITF made paper money useless for most transactions, but it could be exchanged for cardcredit at the Interfund main office. One of the hookers, a Chicana with luminous red lipstick and a towering blond wig, decided to cozy to the source of the bounty. She slipped her arms around City and put one hand between his legs.
Among the Betrayed (Shadow Children, Book 3) by Margaret Peterson Haddix