The School for Good and EvilBook - 2013
J FICTION CHAINAN SOMAN
J/ PB CHAINAN
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"Agatha whipped to the girls. "We have to help them!"
"There's no point," Millicent mewled.
"Look at us," said Reena.
"We have nothing to fight for," Beatrix sniffled.
"You have Good to fight for!" Agatha cried as rats devoured the boys' weapons. "It doesn't matter how you look."
"Easy for you to say," said Beatrix. "You're still pretty."
"Our towers aren't Fair and Lovely!" Agatha lambasted. "They're Valor and Honor! That's what Good is, you stupid cowards!"" - The School for Good and Evil
"Climbing up the Legends Obelisk, Chaddick and Nicholas considered portraits of past Evergirls.
"Rapunzel was a 4 at best," said Chaddick, hanging off a brick like a mountaineer. "But this Martine was a solid 9."
"Too bad she ended up a horse," said Nicholas.
"Wait until they put Agatha up on the wall. She'll end up a - "
"What? What will I end up?"
Chaddick turned to Agatha. He gawped open - mouthed.
"A cat?" Agatha grinned. "I seem to have eaten your tongue."" - The School for Good and Evil
"Ball Week got off to dress a bizarre start when Professor Anemone pranced in ten minutes late, wearing a white swan - feather dress with a high rump and scandalously short hem, along with purple panty hose, sparkly garters, and a crown that could have been an upside - down chandelier.
"Behold, true Ball elegance," she preened, caressing her tail feathers. "A good thing boys cannot ask me to the Ball, or many of you would lose your princes!"
She basked in her students' stares. "Yes, isn't it divine. I was told by Empress Vasilia that this is all the rage in Putsi."
"Putsi? Where is Putsi?" Kiko whispered.
"Home to a lot of angry swans," said Beatrix." - The School for Good and Evil
"Good burst into a chant of "EVERS RULE! EVERS RULE! EVERS - "
"ARE STUPID ARROGANT FOOLS!" Castor boomed, and the Evers shut up." - The School for Good and Evil
"If you want to talk to me, you can wait in line with everyone else." - Sophie
H: "When I look in the mirror, I look like a villain."
S: "Probably means you're a villain."
H: "Dad told me villains can't love, no matter what. That it's unnatural and disgusting...So I definitely can't love...But if I could love, I'd love you." (294)
"You don't ever get over love...Even if they steal your room and your pajamas." (361)
"EXCUSE me? I'm just following YOUR rules. FLAUNT my assets, which are many, as you can see. Speak through ACTIONS---have I said a WORD to Tedros? No. Haven't. And lest forget, PARADE competing suitors. Do you know what it takes to survive lunch with Hort? To nuzzle that rodent every time I see Tedros looking? EUCALYPTUS, Agatha. I NUMB my nose with eucalyptus." (251)
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Sophie was always the great princess. Agatha not so much her mother was a witch and thinking it is there story they get swept in. Agatha gets dropped off into magical fairy world while Sophie gets dropped off at a dark smelly witch place! can the two make things better before things go horribly wrong?
this is what Sophie has dreamed for her entire life to be a princess, and Agnes a witch, but does it seem their dreams are reversed?
Sophie has always wanted to be a fairy tale princess. While her best friend, Agatha just wants to try and live a normal life in her small house near the graveyard. Sophie's wish instantly comes true when she and Agatha are both taken to the School for Good and Evil. But their futures are reversed, Sophie is in the school for evil and Agatha who is suppose to be a witch, is in good.
In the forest primeval A school for good and evil Two towers like twin heads One for the pure One for the wicked Try to escape you'll always fail The only way out is through a fairy tale. In the village of Gavaldon, Sophie with her long golden hair, perfect complexion, and good deeds seems the perfect fit for the school for good. Her friend agatha with shapeless black dresses and dislike for everyone seems the perfect fit for the school for evil. That night both girls are taken to the school. But the bird drops agatha in the school for enlightenment and enchantment and Sophie in the school for evil edification and propagation of sin. Is this a huge mistake? Or where they truly belong.
Sophie is a princess. She has long golden locks and perfect skin. All the result of two hours of vigorous extensive grooming and preening. And of course she does many good deeds like befriending the which who lives in the graveyard. She does all this so that she will go to the school for good, meet her prince, and have her very own fairytale. To her delight, almost as soon as she arrives, her fairytale begins.
But what if this isn't her fairytale?
What if Sophie isn't a princess after all?
A small shrivled girl who wears black and has vicious bird decapitating pet cat called Reaper is best friends with the most gorgeous girl in the town of Gavaldon. While the pretty princess Sophie dreams of being swept away by the School Master to end her dull life and begin a fairy tale one, Agatha the darker one is content to stay where she is - hoping to live just an 'ordinary' life. All this changes the night a masked shadow creeps into town and kidnaps Sophie! Running with all her might, Agatha catches up and latches on, refusing to let go and demanding her friend back, but is ignored by the figure. Soon after they find themselves in the clutches of a giant bony bird who flies them over to the schools for good and evil. As he hovers over the the school for good first, Sophie thinks her wish is about to come true, but then the bird drops Agatha instead. Sophie watches in horror as the bird then hovers over the school for evil, and release's his gripon her, sending Sophie plummeting into her worst nightmare.