1. “Don’t stop,” he said. “Never ever stop believing that you’re really alone in an empty room. Because the moment you doubt— you aren’t.”
2. The beat is catchy even if the language is unfamiliar and they end up dancing their way through first contact laughing as they work out the kinks.
3. The dogs are all as black as night, silent shadows that run along beside the horses as they flee.
4. He spends a lifetime learning the secrets of the universe and in return, it gives him a thousand lifetimes to enjoy it.
5. She tries to explain that the world isn’t dying, but it takes them a while to come to grips with the idea of winter.