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Patrick Ness

The Knife Of Never Letting Go

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“My dad used to say, There’s only forward, Vi, only outward and up.”
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But a knife ain’t just a thing, is it? It’s a choice, it’s something you do. A knife says yes or no, cut or not, die or don’t. A knife takes a decision out of your hand and puts it in the world and it never goes back again.
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Men lie, and they lie to theirselves worst of all.
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“Yes you CAN!” I shout. “Don’t you DARE give up!”
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And who am I that can fix it? Who am I that can change this if the world wants it so badly? Who am I to stop the end of the world if it keeps on coming?
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my Noise rising with the knowledge that we’re finished, that there’s no way out this time, that if the world wants you, it’s gonna keep on coming till it gets you
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“I think maybe everybody falls,” I say. “I think maybe we all do. And I don’t think that’s the asking.”
I pull on her arms gently to make sure she’s listening.
“I think the asking is whether we get back up again.”
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“Why are you doing this? What possible sense does this make?”
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“Crazy people don’t need an explanayshun for nothing,
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I think how hope may be the thing that pulls you forward, may be the thing that keeps you going, but that it’s dangerous, too, that it’s painful and risky, that it’s making a dare to the world and when has the world ever let us win a dare?
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my heart hurts from all I miss and all that’s gone. And hers does, too.
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And it hurts her, but it’s an okay hurt, but it hurts still, but it’s good, but it hurts.
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I’ll even admit to you here, cuz if I’m going to start out at all it has to be an honest start, I’ll tell you that I was nearly given to despair
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I feel her silence next to me, feel the pull of it on me and the hollows in my chest and stomach and head and I remember the ache I used to feel when she got too close, how it felt like grief, how it felt like a loss, like I was falling, falling into nothing, how it clenched me up and made me want to weep, made me actually weep.
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“You starting to feel hope?” Viola asks, her voice curious.
“No,” I say, fuddling my Noise. “You?”
Her eyebrows are up but she shakes her head. “No, no.”
“But we’re going anyway.”
“Oh, yeah,” Viola says. “Hell or high water.”
“It’ll probably be both,” I say.
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The book. My ma’s book. It’s come all the way with us. Survived its own injury. Just like us.
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Now that I’ve seen her, I can’t stop seeing her.
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I just wanted you to keep going. I didn’t want you to stop
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“Do you believe there’s hope at the end?” I ask.
“No,” she says simply, looking away. “No, I don’t, but I’m still going.” She eyes me. “You coming with?”
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“And I hate all of that. I hate it. But we’re almost at the end of the road. We’re almost there. And if you don’t give up, I don’t give up.”
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