"Don't be such a goody- good- if Ever sees something awesome and you miss out, you'll regret it forever!"
"Great! My first day of middle school, and I'm left with Monsuer Dorky Guy." And a dead dork at that."
"Dorky guy? Did you seriously just call me a dork?"
"What're ya doin' , mate? You better stand up so Perseus can count you!
After Riley and her parents die, they end up at the bridge. Then Riley is faced with a choice to either go with her sister, Ever, or her parents. She choses to go follow her sister so that she doesn't get left out.
"Well, it seems someone's lived a very interesting life. Why don't you tell us a bit about that?"
"How interesting could the story possibly be when I didn't even make it to thirteen?' I pressed my lips together to keep them from quivering in an embarrassing, visible way."
When Riley arrives at "Here" she is sent to school like everyone else. This is when Riley learns that people can read your thoughts. When Riley is at school she doesn't know what to do so she just follows the crowd that leads her to inside the bus.
"We need to get moving. Are you ready to head back to the earth plane?"
"I stood outside with Buttercup beside me, both of us on high alert, waiting for some kind of sign. Both of us equally clueless with absolutely no idea where to go."
When Riley gets on the bus a man walks out and everyone stands. WhenRiley is the only one standing up, the "nerdy kid" tells her, through his thoughts, to stand up. After the man takes roll, Riley ends up wondering to the "members of the council."
"No wonder he's still here, still haunting the place. He's angry. He wants a do-over."
"Your first subject awaits. The Radiant Boy. Now follow me, and try to keep up."
When Riley arrives to the, "members of the council," Aurora asks Riley about her past life. When Riley doesn't know what to say they watch a video of all that she did. After the video Riley is assigned to be a "soul catcher."
After Riley leave the, "members of the council," she goes out and ponders on where to go next. After a while the "dorky guy" comes across and aks her how it went. After they discussed, the "dorky guy" tells her that he is her guide.
When Riley arrives in Paris, Bodhi tells her that they have to go complete Riley's mission. Riley's misson is to get "The Radiant Boy" to cross the bridge to "Here."