The Fallen Leaves [NOOK Book]

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Sixteen years after the date of Mr. Ronald's disastrous discovery at Ramsgate—that is to say, in the year 1872—the steamship Aquila left the port of New York, bound for Liverpool.
It was the month of September. The passenger-list of the Aquila had comparatively few names inscribed on it. In the autumn season, the voyage from America to England, but for the remunerative value of the cargo, would prove to be for the most part a profitless voyage to shipowners. The flow of ...
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Sixteen years after the date of Mr. Ronald's disastrous discovery at Ramsgate—that is to say, in the year 1872—the steamship Aquila left the port of New York, bound for Liverpool.
It was the month of September. The passenger-list of the Aquila had comparatively few names inscribed on it. In the autumn season, the voyage from America to England, but for the remunerative value of the cargo, would prove to be for the most part a profitless voyage to shipowners. The flow of passengers, at that time of year, sets steadily the other way. Americans are returning from Europe to their own country. Tourists have delayed the voyage until the fierce August heat of the United States has subsided, and the delicious Indian summer is ready to welcome them. At bed and board the passengers by the Aquila on her homeward voyage had plenty of room, and the choicest morsels for everybody alike on the well spread dinner-table.
The wind was favourable, the weather was lovely. Cheerfulness and good-humour pervaded the ship from stem to stern. The courteous captain did the honours of the cabin-table with the air of a gentleman who was receiving friends in his own house. The handsome doctor promenaded the deck arm-in-arm with ladies in course of rapid recovery from the first gastric consequences of travelling by sea. The excellent chief engineer, musical in his leisure moments to his fingers' ends, played the fiddle in his cabin, accompanied on the flute by that young Apollo of the Atlantic trade, the steward's mate. Only on the third morning of the voyage was the harmony on board the Aquila disturbed by a passing moment of discord—due to an unexpected addition to the ranks of the passengers, in the shape of a lost bird!
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013612280
  • Publisher: Syed Arshad Gillani
  • Publication date: 7/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 538,199
  • File size: 901 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2015

    Rose

    Thank you Lily. :) I know it won't be the same, but I'll

    Rose<p>Thank you Lily. :) I know it won't be the same, but I'll be back eventually, hopefully. I've been missing everyone for the past several weeks. It's boring, lonely, angering, and so much more. It really sucks. And thanks for the compliment. Yeah, he can stay away from me right now. He's been using and playing me for too long and right now I'm just fed up with everything. Still have to deal with him in two classes and homeroom every day though &gt;:( I hope I can see you again soon too. You have a great summer too then :) Oh, and I do have a boyfriend now. At least he doesn't hide things from me. Or expect anything from me. Which is nice of him. Whelp, class is about to end so gotta run. Hopefully I'll talk to you soon :) Please post who rps who for me real quick too please. Thanks.</p>
    <p>~Rosie</p>

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  • Posted April 1, 2015

    Rosepetal to Lilywolf! Read now!

    Okay, first off, I'm super d

    Rosepetal to Lilywolf! Read now!<p>
    Okay, first off, I'm super duper grounded. Yay me. It's not entirely my fault, but that's all my stepmother will believe &gt;.&lt; Okay, if I happen to be gone for over four months (August? bad with months...), then please find a permanent rp'r for Rosepetal and Lavapaw. In the meantime, can you please find temporary rp's for those two? I do not believe it's fair for them to &quot;not&quot; be around for several months and months. Laramie (stepmother) has taken my nooks, iPod, CD player, everything, from me for at least a few months. I &quot;stole&quot; (more like did my sister's homework) my older sister's biology homework and so now everything around me went downhill ever since. Can't believe it's only been a week and a half. If Comet is back, do tell him I hope to speak to him again soon and tell him to tell his sister that I can't use my email for some time either. Sorry and thank you.</p>
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    ~Rose</p>

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2015

    Crystal padded to Lily and motioned her to follow. She quickly b

    Crystal padded to Lily and motioned her to follow. She quickly began to talk. &quot;I'm pregnant. A tom, he called himself Elre and he attacked me. I don't want this but I don't know what to do. I'm scared.&quot; (Super rushed, school almost over :/)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2015

    Striking2

    And l forgot to ask, but wjat's Gladiator?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2015

    Striking

    No Lost. I don't want any reminders of THAT past of his. It was his *second* original name and the most common. I like Missing more ^^ good luck with the planning! I'm planning things already for BC that I hopefully won't be klled for. Hehe. We aren't really dating (though if he asked me out, I'd say yes in a heartbeat) but l really really like him. He's a year older and mature luckily. He doesn't want to rush anything either so we're both being patient. :D hard for me cause he's a senior and going to college next year and I feel like l'm gonna die next year without him. Boo! Things have been going down and down and down in a drain that's why I've been toying with the idea. I can't now without breaking a promise to John. But as bad of an option, it was still there...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2015

    Striking2

    Okay, l'm just gonna come out and sort of tell you my idea :D So before Ebon's death, he had his memories returned. Yay for him/me! That resulted in many mixed feelings within him, remembering his shady past :) and his feelings for several cats. Long story behind that. Anyway, he ended up at the DF and l was wondering if it was plausible for cats to escape the DF and either become their original self again as "living" within their own body or embody/take over another cat to escape the DF. I know escaping any of that would be VERY hard and uncommon but it's never happened ever within the system (and l truely miss my little Strikers) so do you think it is possible? With enough work at it? Or something? Dang, and l forgot that nickname while writing his bio. -_-

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2015

    Striking2

    Patience gal. You'll be okay. It can wait a few more. I swear, no one can spell the word "shield" even when it's put in front of their faces twenty times an hour -_-

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2014

    Sriking2

    Why are the "badlands" called that again? I just need a refresher real quick before I try explaining something.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2014

    Striking

    City-nowhere near. How about a village? It'll be easier to find Missing and Deercloud (and Aeget and Kagero) near a village than a city. Also, can you go to "grasslands" second result and explain their part in this please? I'm gonna forget before I finish typing knowing my memory :D we're in the first result if you feel like stalking us. Who is rping the kittypet? Christmas music sucks. Panda can't attack all the Clans. Down like four members now. Arget, Kag, Jay, Missing all either gone or inactive. Sunday, not gonna even be in state so update me on what actually happens please. I'll try to be on Friday but no promises. Tomorrow is insane so I'll be on when I can, likely just that evening. Thursday you can expect me in the evening. Dont know anything more. Might end up working on my stary though in the coming nights, and the guide again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2014

    Lilywolf

    Ya my mom can be that way to. Depends what I say. And hope you get a good sleep tonight! :) See you tomorrow! ~ Lilywolf &hearts

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2014

    Striking

    I shall not be around for awhile speak to Comet's sister if you need anything wth Pandemonium.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2015

    Lilywolf

    Oh dude that's rough. I'm sorry. Maybe it was just the moment? I mean I get called way worse than POS in the moment but mom always comes around and I know she still loves me. And haha umm ya Lily isn't really receptive to that new hope right now so she might not be very grateful! Just a warning! :) Thanks for that though! I'm still in love with Opalburst's name! ~ Lilywolf &hearts

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2015

    Cryst

    Also, l think l got the kits set up minus rp'rs. Strykekit: tom, black, green-grey eyes, larger. Dragonkit: tom, brown tabby, green eyes, medium. -kit: shekit, light grey tabby, blue eyes, runt. I want an unpopular name for the she so ideas would be great. I'm weird and hate common names :D so no River, Blue, Hawk, Sky, etc. And hopefully nothing already seen at camp. I get confused enough with one person rp'ing someone. That and l need to get some actual sleep sometime. And, see other post below to reply to.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2015

    Striking

    Ignore Virus or whaever Ender changed his name to! He has refused to listen to anyone at Panda and will probably end up being left behind because everyone is annoyes by him. Just ignore him!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2014

    Rose2

    Also, never read that series. I know DF is inactive, I rp there, but the 17th (when I'd last posted there) was when I was last active. I'm working on finding a few new peeps when I can. I'm trying to drop off some non-Pact Clan rps first. Minus Pandemonium obviously. And it was actually not thought out at all. I made this decision minutes before finding somewhere to write that. Wrote it on the fly. Guessing I did a good job using rhetoric if it was this effective. Also, if you REALLY want to know where Pandemonium is (it's just a camp for the actual members though) I can tell you. Everything at "panda fall" was, however, well thought out. And I'll eventually fix up the typing errors. Also, there are challenges that they can try to achieve for special titles. Maybe holding a member for xyz days can be part of some of them or something. I haven't fully set up the challenges themselves yet. And maybe this time I addressed everything you writ...~Rosepetal &hearts~

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 28, 2014

    Striking2

    Requesting a slight switcheroo. Instead of directly running into the party (because I'm sure you'd kill Missing on sight), maybe instead you could catch their scent as you try to chase the monster, making you give up and follow them. I was thinking of leading them to the camp is why, where the dogs (sadly) are and maybe you can come save the day. :D lol

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2015

    Lilywolf

    Hey girl! I'm sorry to hear that it's so su<_>cky. :( But that's nice to have a bf! U have found rpers for both Crystalpaw and Rosepetal! Crystal is with Lionpaw and Rose is with Luckykit. I didn't give Missingmoon to anyone since his character is almost too complex for anyone else. I'm working on rpers for Strykekit, Dragonkit, and Zionkit! I miss you and I hope everything is going well for you! I hope to hear from you soon! ~ Lilywolf &hearts

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2015

    Strike

    I'm trying. It's really hard though. And okay. I'm in no good mood so l think it mixes well.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2014

    Silv

    I thought you did that....gtgtb bbt

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2014

    Silv4

    Yes, now i hate lily more than you!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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