Requiem (Delirium #3)
Author: Lauren Oliver
Genres: Young AdultScience Fiction
Updated date: 15:36:25 11/08/2022
Description "Requiem (Delirium #3)"
Lena I’ve started dreaming of Portland again. Since Alex reappeared, resurrected but also changed, twisted, like a monster from one of the ghost stories we used to tell as kids, the past has been finding its way in. It bubbles up through the cracks when I’m not paying attention, and pulls at me with greedy fingers. This is what they warned me about for all those years: the heavy weight in my chest, the nightmare-fragments that follow me even in waking life. I warned you, Aunt Carol says in my head. We told you, Rachel says. You should have stayed. That’s Hana, reaching out across an expanse of time, through the murky-thick layers of memory, stretching a weightless hand to me as I am sinking. About two dozen of us came north from New York City: Raven, Tack, Julian and me, and also Dani, Gordo, and Pike, plus fifteen or so others who are largely content to stay quiet and follow directions. And Alex. But not my Alex: a stranger who never smiles, doesn’t laugh, and barely speaks. The others, those who were using the warehouse outside White Plains as a homestead, scattered south or west. By now, the warehouse has no doubt been totally stripped and abandoned. It isn’t safe, not after Julian’s rescue. Julian Fineman is a symbol, and