Heartwarming / The Tomorrow Series

  • When Ellie takes in the news that the feral children are going to be evacced...and realizes how much she's bonded with them.
    "How had I become so caught up in the lives of these little tackers? One minute, they'd been a hopeless nuisance, marching off on their own, getting lost, causing Darina's death; the next minute, they had wound fifty meters of baling twine around my heart and pulled it so tight I wasn't sure I could survive the pain of losing them."