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  • After a little practice, you can tell what year a fledgling is without checking the crest on her jacket.   (source)
    fledgling = a person that is inexperienced; or a bird that just recently developed the feathers that it uses to fly
  • Graham had strong-armed most people into handing over any packs they'd salvaged and had supposedly put an Arcadian named Asher in charge of distributing them, but there was already a fledgling black market; people were trading nutrition packs for blankets and taking on extra water shifts in exchange for reserved spots inside the crowded tents.   (source)
    fledgling = new
  • The director had arranged to let her use the school's practice rooms, and she was beginning to tinker with some fledgling compositions.   (source)
    fledgling = new (from someone with little experience)
  • You will learn, over time, little fledgling.   (source)
    fledgling = a person that is inexperienced
  • They sought to overthrow the fledgling Afghan government and oust the American-led coalition forces, whom they considered invaders and infidels.   (source)
    fledgling = new
  • Iron Emmett's fledglings cheered their lord commander at the start, but the relentless speed of Rattleshirt's attack soon beat them down to silence.   (source)
    fledglings = people who are young and inexperienced
  • Watching him move across the screen, so quick and sure, it hardly seemed like they could be related, my fledgling efforts and his complete skill and mastery.   (source)
    fledgling = inexperienced
  • Anyway, I found him toying with a fledgling robin that had fallen out of its nest in a nearby tree.   (source)
    fledgling = a young bird that recently developed its flight feathers
  • It was a faith he had first expressed at age nineteen, when a fledgling schoolmaster at Worcester, writing to his kinsman Nathan Webb; and it remained a faith no less in 1789, for all the skepticism and derision he had heard expressed abroad, and despite the many obstacles confronting the new nation.   (source)
    fledgling = inexperienced (just starting out)
  • She was there as an aspiring writer and had the fledgling manuscript to prove it.   (source)
    fledgling = new (written with little experience)
  • Finally, the raucous fledglings quieted.   (source)
    fledglings = baby birds that recently grew feathers for flight
  • This time, if I have any eye-sight, they have pecked down trouble for themselves, for Baloo is no fledgling and Bagheera can, as I know, kill more than goats.   (source)
    fledgling = one without experience
  • More importantly, I would become an artificer in my own right, albeit a fledgling one.   (source)
    fledgling = inexperienced
  • He could tell that one was larger than the other; a mother, probably, teaching her fledgling how to hunt.   (source)
    fledgling = young bird that recently developed its flight feathers
  • They'd also convinced two fledgling biological supply companies—Microbiological Associates and Difco Laboratories—to begin producing and selling ingredients for culture media, and taught them the techniques necessary to do so.   (source)
    fledgling = new (with little experience)
  • Nesting usually occurred between February and July, but fledglings had been observed in dens as late as October....   (source)
    fledglings = baby birds that recently grew feathers for flight
  • Sing to your fledglings again, Mother, oh lift up your head!   (source)
    fledglings = young, inexperienced bird (that just got its flight feathers)
  • "Well," said Rikki-tikki, and his tail began to fluff up again, "marks or no marks, do you think it is right for you to eat fledglings out of a nest?"   (source)
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  • My uncle Muhammad immediately jumped down and ran away, leaving my panic-stricken father abandoned like a fledgling on a high branch.†   (source)
  • The second-floor faculty occupant had gone home for Christmas—like one of the boys himself, young Mr. Peabody, a fledgling Math instructor, and a bachelor not likely to improve upon his single status, was what my mother had called a "Nervous Nelly."†   (source)
  • The Illuminati grew more powerful in Europe and set their sights on America, a fledgling government many of whose leaders were Masons-George Washington, Ben Franklin-honest, God-fearing men who were unaware of the Illuminati stronghold on the Masons.†   (source)
  • It was his first misstep, but how to make him see it without wounding his fledgling confidence?†   (source)
  • To the readers of Popular Electronics, in those days the bible of the fledgling software and computer world, that headline was a revelation.†   (source)
  • We talked about the fledglings in the nest above us.†   (source)
  • The death of Old Earth had been deliberate, planned by elements of the TechnoCore and their human counterparts in the fledgling government of the Hegemony.†   (source)
  • Marley's fledgling acting career was over.†   (source)
  • On the day a committee of men decided to murder the fledgling Congo, what do you suppose Mama Mwanza was doing?†   (source)
  • The room itself had fast become an inferno, and I did see in one clear blast of light Claudia battling the fledgling vampire.†   (source)
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  • It was with these strangers that he practiced his fledgling English, away from Eulalio's gleeful criticisms.†   (source)
  • I'm not some fledgling you discovered on the lawn.†   (source)
  • I have no more coordination than a fledgling.†   (source)
  • That shouldn't have bothered me, what with my excellent fledgling night vision, but it did.†   (source)
  • Sometimes it is impossible to dig and the fledgling must wait months, starving underground, before it can be born.†   (source)
  • They will dig away the earth from under the bodies of small creatures, such as shrew mice and fallen fledglings, and then lay their eggs on them before covering them with soil.†   (source)
  • I was going to Palo Alto, a textbook editor, fledgling, with an outfit determined to change the nature of the classroom, make it open, fluid, casual and Califomian, and she was heading up to Seattle or Portland, she wasn't sure which, or back across to Denver with a master's in earth science and a number of professional connections she wasn't letting on to.†   (source)
  • Finally, our guidance counselor, Mrs. Bagbie, had convinced her to join a fledgling Teen Mothers Support Group that met at school two afternoons a week.†   (source)
  • I had been right in giving a girl's name to Lurai, for she laid speckled eggs and, with some help from her mate, hatched two ugly fledglings which soon became beautiful.†   (source)
  • A beaming mom looked on while apple-cheeked children unwrapped football helmets and roughhoused with fledgling puppies.†   (source)
  • The first fledgling moments of a human being were growing inside me.†   (source)
  • His fine blond hair stuck up all over his head, reminding me of a fledgling's downy feathers.†   (source)
  • He thought of all the living species that train their young in the art of survival, the cats who teach their kittens to hunt, the birds who spend such strident effort on teaching their fledglings to fly-yet man, whose tool of survival is the mind, does not merely fail to teach a child to think, but devotes the child's education to the purpose of destroying his brain, of convincing him that thought is futile and evil, before he has started to think.†   (source)
  • His first ggeh was formed from a couple dozen storekeepers who knew each other through a fledgling Korean-American business association.†   (source)
  • Almost half the fledgling Farm got infectious hepatitis.†   (source)
  • Then, overcome with pity and constrained by his faith to love the life in all creatures great and small, Kevin stayed immobile for hours and days and nights and weeks, holding out his hand until the eggs hatched and the fledglings grew wings, true to life if subversive of common sense, at the intersection of natural process and the glimpsed ideal, at one and the same time a signpost and a reminder.†   (source)
  • Gaining the Commandant's confidence, she planned to suggest to him that he could use his immense authority to have a lovely blond German-speaking Polish boy with Caucasian freckles and cornflower-blue eyes and the chiseled profile of a fledgling Luftwaffe pilot painlessly transferred from the Children's Camp to some nearby bureaucratic unit in Cracow or Katowice or Wroclaw or wherever, which would then arrange for his transport to shelter and safety in Germany.†   (source)
  • Otherwise he lay quiet like a bruised fledgling, with the dry, parched lips of exhaustion and a body which could struggle no more.†   (source)
  • We made plans to raise pigs and chickens in an ambitious extension of our fledgling cooperative.†   (source)
  • Her temple was deeply sunken as if a hammer had struck it and frail as a fledgling's belly.†   (source)
  • Outside, we buried the mouse and the fledgling in a border in the garden.†   (source)
  • They called softly to each other and the fledglings with little clicks and coughs.†   (source)
  • All day long the fledglings got stronger and braver.†   (source)
  • As we stepped out, we saw blackbird fledglings tottering into the cover of hedges.†   (source)
  • Fledglings and blooms and bright sunshine.†   (source)
  • We sat on the step and watched the fledglings.†   (source)
  • We watched the fledglings gorge themselves.†   (source)
  • Then two fledglings appeared, tottering in the shadows by the far wall.†   (source)
  • "The fledglings are out of the nest," she whispered.†   (source)
  • One of the fledglings broke her leg earlier today.†   (source)
  • How could a newly Marked fledgling be expected to know about bloodlust?†   (source)
  • When vampyres give their word—be they fledgling or adult—it is binding?†   (source)
  • Its fledglings were squawking loudly for it.†   (source)
  • An orphaned fledgling has literally no idea what's happened to it.†   (source)
  • Okay, I'm not exactly a normal fledgling.†   (source)
  • Fledgling vampires without a clan to help them can be very dangerous.†   (source)
  • But you're also definitely not the average fledgling, and there's nothing wrong with that.†   (source)
  • It moved again, and I could tell that the shape must be a person ....or fledgling ....or vampyre.†   (source)
  • Not as intricate and large as an adult vamp, but unheard of in a fledgling.†   (source)
  • "I do love it when a new fledgling knows something," Professor Penthesilea said.†   (source)
  • She'd been the first of two fledgling deaths to shake the school.†   (source)
  • However, it is possible for an adult vampyre to Imprint a fledgling.†   (source)
  • Yes, the Dark Daughters often mix fledgling blood with their ritual wine.†   (source)
  • When a fledgling's body starts rejecting the Change there is no stopping it.†   (source)
  • You are now no different than any other fledgling.†   (source)
  • That, my dear fledgling, is just the tip of the 'cool' iceberg.†   (source)
  • Even drinking fledgling blood mixed in wine had given me an incredible buzz.†   (source)
  • Grandma, I am the most powerful fledgling in the history of vampyres.†   (source)
  • You're my fledgling—it's your job to disturb me," she said with a warm smile.†   (source)
  • But it's okay to drink another fledgling's blood?†   (source)
  • Guess no one minded that tonight's wine was absent the blood of a bullied fledgling.†   (source)
  • A fledgling died yesterday, and then another one died today.†   (source)
  • It'sss just a fledgling," hissed one of them.†   (source)
  • It was no wonder that before I'd been Marked I thought I'd never seen a fledgling.†   (source)
  • Each fledgling is paired with an adult mentor.†   (source)
  • She smiled at some of the fledglings, including me.†   (source)
  • No damn way should she be letting a fledgling drink from her (even a dead one).†   (source)
  • She hardly ever takes on fledglings to mentor anymore, so she must really believe in you.†   (source)
  • No, I'm a fledgling who is leader of the Dark Daughters and a High Priestess in training.†   (source)
  • He's popular with the fledglings, and he has an excellent future before him.†   (source)
  • This is why it is forbidden for fledglings to drink the blood of humans.†   (source)
  • Well, yeah, but I think basically just fledglings eating healthy.†   (source)
  • The fledglings echoed, "Merry meet and merry part and merry meet again!"†   (source)
  • Some fledglings die early in their third former year, as is Elliott.†   (source)
  • I do know they weren't fledglings or vampyres.†   (source)
  • It's even tough for fledglings to get wasted:' "So drinking blood is the way vamps get wasted?"†   (source)
  • It has been proven that fledglings cannot Imprint one another.†   (source)
  • Anyway, drinking human blood is forbidden for fledglings.†   (source)
  • I didn't know every single one of the fledglings here.†   (source)
  • He glanced nervously around at what was now a large crowd of fledglings watching him expectantly.†   (source)
  • Fledglings heal quickly, so there's no real chance of someone getting hurt.†   (source)
  • Well, maybe some fledglings had weird-smelling blood.†   (source)
  • Fledglings were doing typical kid stuff—building snowmen and having snow fights.†   (source)
  • I'll also check out any references to hauntings by fledglings:' "Thanks, I appreciate that."†   (source)
  • I prophesy that this group of fledglings will make history.†   (source)
  • She will form a Prefect Council, made up of seven fledglings, of which she will be Head Prefect.†   (source)
  • Then, to the cheers of the fledglings, she rose and made a skirt-flowing, magnificent exit.†   (source)
  • If you saw ghosts why did you ask me about fledglings recovering from rejecting the Change?†   (source)
  • And waste ....that word, that value which had been all-important to me as a fledgling vampire; was spoken of often.†   (source)
  • She did not understand it was no experiment; showing her fledgling teeth to the gilt-edged mirrors, she was mad.†   (source)
  • I shouted out against them, shouted for Madeleine, saw her wake with a start, terrified fledgling, clinging to the arm of the couch, then down on her knees as they reached out for her.†   (source)
  • That the vampires of the world are a small number and live in terror of strife amongst themselves and choose their fledglings with great care, making certain that they respect the other vampires mightily.†   (source)
  • A fledgling tottered out from beneath the rosebush, let its mother drop the worms into its beak, tottered back again.†   (source)
  • She bustled into the garden while the blackbirds squawked their warning calls from the rooftop and the fledglings scuttled into cover.†   (source)
  • "The fledglings are out," she said.†   (source)
  • She talked about the fledglings, the flowers that were bursting into bloom, the air that every day became warmer, the sun that every day was a little higher and a little warmer.†   (source)
  • It is not surprising, then, that when the British army began its secret campaign in 1774 to root out and destroy the stores of arms and ammunition held by the fledgling revolutionary movement.†   (source)
  • You're barely a fledgling, aren't you?†   (source)
  • The man, who I realized was the manager and owner, was saying how honored he was for Master Kwang to have come in to his fledgling establishment.†   (source)
  • The fledgling draws strength from the living things that surround it, taking from them the energy to rise.†   (source)
  • Sometimes in the evening he glimpsed, for the briefest instant, the woman he had married: Norah, standing with Paul as an infant in her arms; Norah, her lips stained with berries, tying on an apron; Norah as a fledgling travel agent, staying up late to balance her accounts.†   (source)
  • The fledglings were excited to see it and practically climbed over one another trying to get the first bite.†   (source)
  • Typically the subject was a well-to-do immigrant supporting some potential insurgency in his old land, or else funding a fledgling trade union or radical student organization.†   (source)
  • Drink, little fledgling.†   (source)
  • These fierce, strong birds were carefully smoothing their fledglings' mottled white feathers, feeding them, helping them get out of the nest to practice flying.†   (source)
  • Fledglings?" said Clary.†   (source)
  • Most of the nests had large fuzzy fledglings in them, and most of the fledglings had larger rust-colored parents, and most of the parents were staring tensely at Nudge and Fang with cold predators' eyes.†   (source)
  • Wouldn't you if you just found out you were the only fledgling in known history to have an affinity for all five elements?†   (source)
  • "As I'm sure you already know, vampyres"—Neferet paused and smiled at me—"even fledgling vampyres, have unusual powers of recovery.†   (source)
  • Somehow you're fledgling and vamp, all in one, and you wanted more of that kid's blood than just a taste.†   (source)
  • Just Zoey—that familiar stranger who had gone from being an almost normal high school kid to a truly unusual vampyre fledgling.†   (source)
  • You're still a fledgling, aren't you?†   (source)
  • Things might be different if a more powerful fledgling took Aphrodite's place as leader of the Dark Daughters.†   (source)
  • If I'm ever leader of the Dark Daughters I won't make fun of the death of a fledgling, no matter how insignificant.†   (source)
  • I'm just a few-days-old fledgling?'†   (source)
  • By the time a fledgling is well advanced in the Change process, she can detect the scent of blood from a distance.†   (source)
  • Of course you must know that vampyres, adult or fledgling, don't explode, or any other such fictional nonsense, if subjected to direct sunlight, but it is uncomfortable for us.†   (source)
  • It's my pleasure and the least I can do for my fledgling's first Full Moon Ritual as leader of the Dark Daughters?'†   (source)
  • The light from the moon, and my new and improved fledgling ability to see well at night, let me see her even though there were no outside lights near this part of the wall.†   (source)
  • At first it was stuff I'd already figured out for myself: as a fledgling gets farther into the Change, she develops a taste for blood.†   (source)
  • After a while I said, "I didn't think it could happen to a fledgling who had been given an affinity by Nyx.†   (source)
  • Stevie Rae shivered, and went on: "Sometimes someone's mentor will sit with a fledgling at dinner, but they usually have just a glass or two of wine and don't eat with us."†   (source)
  • To him I must seem nothing more than a child—a kid—a fledgling with weird Marks and unusual powers.†   (source)
  • I said, we were hoping you would have some explanation about why a fledgling vampyre that hasn't Changed has the Mark of a mature being on her forehead?'†   (source)
  • As I was telling your grandmother earlier, we have never had a fledgling come to us in such an unusual manner before—unconscious and with a completed Mark.†   (source)
  • I went into the bathroom and opened the little glass jar that held the concealer that completely covered fledgling tattoos.†   (source)
  • As a fledgling, I already had quite a bit of an adult vampyre's natural protection against the cold, which used to creep me out.†   (source)
  • I know things are supposed to go on as usual after a fledgling dies, but apparently it was unusual for two kids to die so close together, and everyone was unnaturally quiet for the rest of the day.†   (source)
  • Do you know how embarrassed I'd be if I told people 'hey, I'm the only fledgling ever to have an affinity for all the elements' and it turned out to be nerves?†   (source)
  • Second (and, to me, most important), once a fledgling entered the House of Night, he or she must stay in close proximity with adult vamps.†   (source)
  • Part of it swung out, leaving an open space just big enough for one person (or fledgling or vamp or possibly even a freakishly solid ghost or two) to slip through.†   (source)
  • Damien, has there ever been a case of a fledgling who seemed to have died, but later was found alive?†   (source)
  • I know it's unusual for someone who hasn't been here long to take part in a ritual so soon, but your Mark has clearly shown that you're, well, different than the average fledgling:' She looked down her perfect nose at Stevie Rae.†   (source)
  • Not to mention the fact that no other fledgling or vamp had ever been Marked on the shoulder and back like I had.†   (source)
  • Neferet drank from the goblet she held, and then she offered it to Loren, who drank from it and said "blessed be:' Mirroring their actions, the four women moved quickly around the circle, allowing each person, fledgling and adult, to drink from a goblet.†   (source)
  • But one thing was certain about the Change, if a fledgling was cut off from contact with adult vampyres, the process escalated and the teenager died.†   (source)
  • Well, I'm still a fledgling.†   (source)
  • Do you know what would happen if a fledgling showed up at the funeral of a kid people think was killed by a vampyre?†   (source)
  • And I ask that earth be with this very special fledgling, Stevie Rae Johnson, who has been so newly gifted with an affinity for the element.†   (source)
  • I'm just a fledgling.†   (source)
  • We do like to encourage fledglings to solve the problems they have with each other among themselves whenever possible.†   (source)
  • I refused to think about how much I would have loved the taste of fledgling blood mixed with the wine.†   (source)
  • They probably won't pay much attention to a ceremony done by a bunch of vampyre fledglings whose non—Native American-ness outweighs our High Priestess's Cherokee-ness four to one," Damien said.†   (source)
  • So close that only I heard her whisper into my ear, "If you speak against me I will make sure no human or fledgling or vampyre will believe you."†   (source)
  • Then he bowed his head and when he raised it he wasn't eighteen-year-old Erik Night, vampyre fledgling, fifth former at the House of Night, anymore.†   (source)
  • It still seemed wrong to me, but maybe that was because I was only a month into the Change and still more used to being human than vamp, or even fledgling.†   (source)
  • You're the first fledgling to have a colored-in, expanded Mark, as well as the only vamp, fledgling or adult, to have an affinity for all five of the elements.†   (source)
  • You're the only third former ever to have been made leader of the Dark Daughters and the only fledgling or vampyre in history who has shown an affinity for all five of the elements?†   (source)
  • How do you know me, fledgling?†   (source)
  • I remembered that you told me you wanted each of the members of the Prefect Council to have an imprint of his or her handprints made so that the fledgling's handprint will be preserved forever.†   (source)
  • As a fledgling who was weirdly "advanced" in the Change process, it's definitely uncomfortable for me, but I gritted my teeth and stepped out into the drizzle.†   (source)
  • This is Zoey's ritual, and I am simply here to show my heartfelt support for my talented fledgling:' She gave me a kind smile, which I made myself return.†   (source)
  • I covered his hand with my own, and forgetting about everything, including Erik and the fact that Loren was an adult vamp and I was a fledgling, I willed him to kiss me, willed him to touch me more.†   (source)
  • Okay, I probably should explain that vampyres are stronger and faster than humans, and even though I'm still just a fledgling, I'm a very weird fledgling.†   (source)
  • Loren should be looking at my partially bare shoulder, gawking at the tattoos there that not one other fledgling or vampyre that I knew of had ever had.†   (source)
  • It is only right that Nyx, in her wisdom, has thought to gift you, a fledgling who has such unusual powers, with a group of friends who are also blessed with impressive powers of their own.†   (source)
  • Maybe one of the teachers was checking the ....I dunno ....the grounds to make sure some moronic fledgling (like me) wasn't wandering around out in the storm.†   (source)
  • Vampyres looked different than humans (not bad different—just different), so it's only logical that as a fledgling passes through more and more of the Change her body looks different, too.†   (source)
  • It caught my eye because it didn't belong—and not just because it was unusual that another fledgling was silly enough to be out walking in the snowstorm.†   (source)
  • Jack, this is my fledgling, Zoey Redbird, leader of the Dark Daughters, and her friends and Prefect Council members, Erin Bates, Shaunee Cole, Stevie Rae Johnson, and Damien Maslin.†   (source)
  • The grate lifted as easily as the outside "barrier" had opened, telling me (again) that I wasn't the only person/fledgling/human/ creature who had come this way recently.†   (source)
  • When I'd first arrived at the House of Night I'd had a mini-panic attack when I'd realized that until I entered the school grounds, I'd never seen a fledgling.†   (source)
  • As fledglings who could—any of us—drop dead at any time during the four years it took the physiological Change from human to vampyre to happen within our bodies, the school expected us to deal with death as just another fact of fledgling life.†   (source)
  • FLEDGLING—VAMPYRE IMPRINTING As discussed in the previous chapter, due to the possibility of Imprint, fledglings are prohibited from drinking the blood of human donors, but they may experiment with each other.†   (source)
  • This leads to emotional and physical complications once the fledgling completes the Change that are often not beneficial for either vampyre; therefore, blood drinking between fledgling and adult vampyre is strictly prohibited.†   (source)
  • As I worked my way around the circle offering the wine to each fledgling, I recited a Full Moon Ritual prayer I'd found in the old Mystical Rites of the Crystal Moon by Fiona, the Vampyre Poet Laureate of the early 1800s.†   (source)
  • In return Nyx has touched her with several unusual Marks for a fledgling," Neferet said in her smooth musical voice as she walked into the middle of our awkward little group, hand extended directly to my step-loser.†   (source)
  • When they were gone I had these new tattoos, a delicate collection of lacelike sapphire swirls that framed my face—totally unheard of for a mere fledgling to have—and matching Marks interspersed with cool runelike-looking symbols on my shoulders, something no fledgling or vamp has ever had.†   (source)
  • Of course I might also have caught a glimpse of a fledgling and, because it had been night and I'd only been here for a few days and had, in those few days, gone through all sorts of unbelievable crap, I might have imagined the whole thing.†   (source)
  • Sure, Neferet had excused me from most of the third former work in that class so I could focus on reading ahead in the higher level Soc text, but I'd been trying really hard to be "normal" (Whatever that was—hello—I'm a teenager and a fledgling vampyre.†   (source)
  • Damien and I stood awkwardly just inside the reception hall, which was starting to fill up with uncomfortable-looking human parents, a few human siblings, a bunch of fledgling students, and several of our vampyre professors.†   (source)
  • No. His truck was found not far from the school wall, but the snow is falling so fast that any tracks he might have made have been completely covered:' "Well, I should think that instead of wasting your time questioning my fledgling, the police would be spending time searching the gutters for the teenager," Neferet said in an offhand tone that made me want to scream.†   (source)
  • fledgling.†   (source)
  • My four friends agreed loudly, and I was pleased (and more than a little surprised) to hear several other fledglings chime in with them.†   (source)
  • Fledglings being used during our rituals is one of the things I'm doing away with, so we won't need a kid to act as our sacrifice.†   (source)
  • After the last two times fledglings died I saw their ghosts or spirits or undead walking bodies or whatever here.†   (source)
  • Fledglings formed special bonds with their mentors—and I had an extra-special mentor in the High Priestess of the school.†   (source)
  • But I want you to know that there will be new fledglings joining us, and they won't be judged on the way they look or who their best friends are.†   (source)
  • I have also decided that it would behoove our fledglings to become more involved with the surrounding community.†   (source)
  • There will be one more Prefect chosen from Aphrodite's old Inner Circle to represent my wish for unity among the fledglings:' Her wish?†   (source)
  • It was hard to imagine that such horrible things as teenagers being killed and dead fledglings being reanimated could have happened out there.†   (source)
  • What I promise you is that I sincerely want what is best for the Dark Daughters and Sons, and for all of the fledglings at the House of Night.†   (source)
  • Broadcasting that fledglings actually left the school and went shopping and to the movies like normal kids was asking for trouble and exaggeration.†   (source)
  • The table symbolized the richness of the blessings Nyx has given her children, vampyres and fledglings.†   (source)
  • I'm way into good-smelling blood ( just another freakish thing about me, most fledglings have no bloodlust).†   (source)
  • So you want me because that's what happens when a vampyre, or apparently some fledglings, drink blood from a human victim.†   (source)
  • Naturally, I thought that meant that the vamps kept fledglings locked inside the walls of the school for four years.†   (source)
  • The other part is a genetic fact—vampyres don't get drunk—fledglings can barely get buzzed (at least on alcohol—blood, unfortunately, is a whole other issue).†   (source)
  • Maybe you can see dead fledglings.†   (source)
  • Aphrodite had been leader for the past two years, and in that time the group had become a cliquish, snobby club where fledglings who weren't part of the "in" crowd were used and made fun of.†   (source)
  • As leader of the Dark Daughters, it will be your responsibility to be certain that she does not upset, the delicate balance of harmony among the fledglings.†   (source)
  • "Good night, Neferet," I said and this time I hugged her, and as I pulled her close to me I whispered, "Humans and fledglings and vampyres don't need to believe me about you because Nyx does.†   (source)
  • The fledglings in the circle murmured in awe, and I sent a grateful, silent prayer to Nyx, thanking her for allowing my power over the elements to manifest so clearly.†   (source)
  • It didn't take long to find out the truth: fledglings had quite a bit of freedom, but if they chose to go outside the school walls they needed to follow two very important rules.†   (source)
  • Neferet had given it to me shortly after I'd arrived when it was obvious that the Change going on within my body was happening at a different rate than what went on with normal fledglings.†   (source)
  • As fledglings who could—any of us—drop dead at any time during the four years it took the physiological Change from human to vampyre to happen within our bodies, the school expected us to deal with death as just another fact of fledgling life.†   (source)
  • FLEDGLING—VAMPYRE IMPRINTING As discussed in the previous chapter, due to the possibility of Imprint, fledglings are prohibited from drinking the blood of human donors, but they may experiment with each other.†   (source)
  • Fledglings were already starting to come into the rec hall, but they were being pretty subdued and hanging out in the corners of the large room in clusters while they watched the Twins and Stevie Rae light the white candles that would form the circumference of the circle.†   (source)
  • She reminded us that each of the twenty-five House of Night campuses worldwide send their five strongest competitors, which meant there were a total of 125 talented fledglings who competed against one another.†   (source)
  • And I so didn't want anyone to ever mention what only a couple of people knew—that Heath was looking for me because I'd tasted his blood and he was fast becoming fixated on me, something humans do pretty easily when they get involved with vamps—even vamp fledglings, for that matter.†   (source)
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