Boarding school doesn't seem like a bad idea in theory, because it means Nasir's father can't make the family move in the middle of the school year. In theory, it's a good idea. In practice, it may not be, especially because Nasir has no idea how to deal with Agron or the new group of friends Nasir suddenly has.
- Part 1 of Young Volcanoes
He gets angry because that's what Mago wants. Mago wants a strong son who will fight for what he believes in, so long as it's also what Mago believes in. Barca wants to laugh at how wrong Mago is, at how different Barca is from him, at how badly Barca wants to be different from both his parents. But he's also glad that Mago taught him how to be angry, that Barca learned so well, because Barca believes in fucking boys, in wanting them, and not even Mago will change that.
- Part 2 of Young Volcanoes