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  • I No matter how long or how hard they strive, no matter how extensive their education as a species, no matter what they experience of the small heavens and larger hells they create for themselves, it seems that humans are destined to see their technological ac-complishments always exceed their ability to under'stand themselves.

    The Chronicles of Riddick

  • How good for someone to finally under'stand how angry and frustrated she'd been over the years, watching her mother throwing her life away on a married man.

    A Secret Vengeance

  • Luke could under'stand his father being overcome by a moment's passion when he'd been away from home-especially if Celia's mother was half as beautiful as Celia-but he should have walked away after that first night.

    A Secret Vengeance

  • Permeating it all was an indefinable presence, alien yet somehow reassuring, full of questions he did not under'stand and answers to questions he did not know how to ask.

    Mid Flinx

  • "To understandoneself you must first better under'stand the world."

    Mid Flinx

  • What she did under'stand was that she'd lost her most valuable treasure.

    The Black Wing

  • Tate didn't under'stand magic well enough to explain how it could be done, but he was certain the human fighter was now a vengeful, black dragon.

    The Black Wing

  • His teachers had put off explaining his history to him until he was old enough to comprehend, if not to under'stand.

    The False Mirror

  • Slowly but surely, Jamie was beginning to under'stand the nuances of discipline within the Guard, though he had never envisioned Brother Joseph as the direct leader of them.

    The Otherworld

  • "I wouldn't under'stand such a fine new diesel loco," said Engineer Bob, "and it wouldn't understand me."

    The Waste Lands

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