That was new.


Alexis: It just feels so ...
Mara: Real. But it's not. You know that more than anybody.

Ray: I just had this one thought.
Mara: What thought?
Ray: That we'd all be better off dead.
Mara: You had no right. You had no right to decide that for them.

Did you at least pretend to be morally outraged at forcing somebody into Reverie, or was your brain simply working on solving a problem?

Oliver [to Alexis]

If Reverie goes down, [Oliver] can screw up the brains of the 15,000 people still in there.


I 98 percent did not expect that to work.

Alexis [to Mara]

Ray: Then why are you here?
Mara: I want to understand!

Alexis: Mom, you have to stop.
Alexis's mother: I'm going to put [articles about Alexis] in the stairwell next.

Alexis: Do you just want to forget about [Dylan]? Because I don't.
Alexis's mother: We could never forget. No parent ever could. We think about him every single day and miss him just as much as you do.

I don't blame you for what you did. I deserve everything I got.

Ray [to Mara]

Mara: I don't think you're crazy. I think you're brilliant.
Oliver: Do you have any idea to know what it's like to know the things I know and to be dismissed, patronized, just because your brain doesn't function like everyone else's does?

You told me Reverie is a gift, and I think you're right. It's a gift worth saving.

Mara [to Alexis]

Reverie Quotes

These are skills you can use on a job interview, on a date, in bed. It's a whole new way of seeing the world. But you have to look up [pulls a student's gaze away from her phone].

Mara [to her students]

This is a radical problem. Perhaps it requires a radical solution.

Alexis [to Charlie]