Have you ever been there?" she asked; and as he remained sullenly dumb she went on: "I know so many who’ve tried to find it; and, believe me, they all got out by mistake at wayside stations: at places like Boulogne, or Pisa, or Monte Carlo—and it wasn’t at all different from the old world they’d left, but only rather smaller and dingier and more promiscuous."
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Neal Shusterman -- Unwind
If we had been back in the old world, in the World Before, I would have called an ambulance despite the fact that he had attacked my mom.