Marie Lu


  1. Awkward
  2. Painful
  3. Selfless
  4. Dangerous
  5. Devoted


  1. "My tone is different too-- just as hesitant, just as formal" (p. 14).
  2. "He'll remember the fate of his family every time he sees me, even if he loves me, especially if he loves me" (p. 225).
  3. "I am willing to sacrifice anything to make this happen-- I'm willing to do anything You ask" (p. 338).


  1. You may have to sacrifice your own happiness to bring joy to others.
  2. Withholding the truth from a loved one will only hurt them more in the end.