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  1. "There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that's to give it everything." Vince Lombardi
  2. "The harder you work, the luckier you get." Gary Player
  3. "Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway." John Wayne
  4. "Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one." Bill Gates
  5. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." Thomas a. Edison
  6. "You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do." Henry Ford
  7. "Here's to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy." Charlaine Harris
  8. "Success is never final, but failure can be." Bill Parcells
  9. "Courage is the first of the human qualities because it is a quality which generates all the others." Winston Churchill
  10. The long awaited Epilogue has been posted.
  11. "If you're going to be thinking, you may as well think big." - Donald Trump
  12. Quite so. As a point of interest and I am sure you would know Tal, do we know what house teal tips represents? Do I recollect correctly that it was said somewhere that Icarians of specific houses are naturally attracted to certain other houses, like Royal Thrones and Imperial High Sepharims? P This passage from Book 2, Part 2, Chapter 31 might give a little insight to teal, and some of the other colors mentioned. This comes from when Jamie is invited to visit Hippolito. Walking into the room, Hippolito’s wings caught both the sunlight and Jamie’s immediate interest. The distractions at t
  13. After doing some searching, I find that Jonas appears 67 times in Book 1 and 16 times in Book 2 to date. In Interlude the Fifth, Gold, we meet an Icarian with Teal tipped wings named Jonas. I believe when Croal met Jonas at the Square, we weren't given a description. This appears to be one of those unanswered questions that we have and there are some answers.
  14. "It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." Friedrich Neitzsche
  15. It could just be an asumption on the readers part that Charles mate's name was Jonas. But then again he could have been. We do know that some humans like to use Icarians. Remember Jamie was almost raped twice. Renaud was one of the Icarians that preferred females and the only females available were human and Kalorian. Charles mate could have been human so the bond formed might not be as strong as the Icarian mating bond which might explain how he's been able to maintain better control than Loran.
  16. Here's something you might find interesting. I came across this topic at Awesomedude.com. Silana va desta. I am the founder of the Scrolls of Icaria Wiki. http://scrolls-of-ic..._of_Icaria_Wiki I hope that some of you folks will read and maybe even edit the wiki. It would be nice if comments and suggestions about the wiki could be posted here, along with general thoughts about TSOI. The above is quoted from the creater of the site, samwise. The site is relative new. Your thoughts and comments are welcome.
  17. "The question isn't who is going to let me, it's who is going to stop me." Ayn Rand
  18. "Don't bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself." Colin Powell
  19. "It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success." Charlotte Whitton
  20. "Be the change that you wish to see in the world." Mahatma Gandhi
  21. The final Chapter, chapter 157, has been posted.
  22. "I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions." Augusten Burroughs
  23. "Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver five minutes longer." Ronald Reagan
  24. "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela
  25. "History is written by the winner." - Alex Haley
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