By Brandon Sanderson
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When Alcatraz and Grandpa Smedry make a pilgrimage to the loose nation urban of Crystallia, the Smedry domestic base, Alcatraz is surprised to determine that he's, in truth, a legend. while he was once a child he was once stolen via the Evil Librarians, and his mom, a Librarian herself, was once at the back of the entire scheme. Now, along with his estranged father, who's performing certainly unusual, Bastille, who has been stripped of her armor, and Grandpa Smedry, who's, as continuously, overdue to every thing (that's his Talent), Alcatraz attempts to save lots of a urban below siege. From who? Why, the Librarians in fact!
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Goat’s milk would have to substitute for cream. We can grow peas in the garden. I’d have to get wild onions from the woods. I don’t recognize the grain, our own tessera ration cooks down to an unattractive brown mush. Fancy rolls would mean another trade with the baker, perhaps for two or three squirrels. As for the pudding, I can’t even guess what’s in it. Days of hunting and gathering for this one meal and even then it would be a poor substitution for the Capitol version. What must it be like, I wonder, to live in a world where food appears at the press of a button?
40 “So do you. And you’ve had more practice. Real practice,” he says. ” “Not people,” I say. ” says Gale grimly. The awful thing is that if I can forget they’re people, it will be no different at all. The Peacekeepers are back too soon and Gale asks for more time, but they’re taking him away and I start to panic. ” I cry out, clinging to his hand. “I won’t! You know I won’t! Katniss, remember I —” he says, and they yank us apart and slam the door and I’ll never know what it was he wanted me to remember.
And when they did have food, table manners were surely the last thing on their minds. Peeta’s a baker’s son. My mother taught Prim and I to eat properly, so yes, I can handle a fork and knife. But I hate Effie Trinket’s comment so much I make a point of eating the rest of my meal with my fingers. Then I wipe my hands on the tablecloth. This makes her purse her lips tightly together. 45 Now that the meal’s over, I’m fighting to keep the food down. I can see Peeta’s looking a little green, too. Neither of our stomachs is used to such rich fare.
Alcatraz Versus the Knights of Crystallia (Alcatraz, Book 3) by Brandon Sanderson