Why are there trees and animals? I thought they were extinct!
"The gate slid open. Before he was quite ready for it, Brock found himself outside the protection of the dome... Perhaps he was a deviant for wanting to see the mountains for himself." (13-14, Paterson)
"And how are we going to raise a pack of dogs in a dome?One is nearly eating us out of test tube and petri dish. We can't go on like this" (73, Paterson)
"Farther up the hill he heard an unfamiliar blurbing sound. No, he knew that sound. It was water running....It was a-a brook!" (26, 27, Paterson)
Oh, no! He has rabies!!!
To the Brook!!!
He was sure it was a puppy, nosing the stiff body of what must once have been its mother, making the little crying sounds that he'd heard from the brook. (30, Paterson)
"The scientists in Research were predictably amazed to see a live Canis Familiaris... For the first week, the researchers seemed quite content to observe dog and boy from their glass-paneled observation booth...(71, Paterson).
I am going to pretend to have rabies.
They are going to get rid of my dog!
"Brog turned and bit Brog in the tail so hard that the blood started..." (89, Paterson)
"Out of sight of the dome, Brog was delirious with joy, jumping and running about in circles around Brock's boots." (93, Paterson)