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  • —Do you imagine it to be the consequence of an immediate commission from him, or that he may have sent only a general direction, an order indefinite as to time, to depend upon contingencies and conveniences?

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  • I was prepared for that contingency.
  • The system might have a million contingencies for state wards trying to screw with things, but they don’t have a plan of action for dealing with an accident.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind

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