Flashcards in Appearance And Reality Deck (7):
A: "N h i t s-b, F."
Arthur: "No heroes in that scrap-book, Francis."
Arthur shows that maybe he doesn't believe in heroism after all.
F: "T v k t u p o m f i s."
Francis: "The visor keeps the upper part of my face in shadow."
Francis goes to great lengths to keep his appearance hidden.
L: "D b h t a h e, n o u d o t r."
Larry: "Dazzled by his talent and his energy, none of us dwelt on the rumours."
Nobody suspects that there could be such a big difference between Larry's appearance and his true self.
N: "M m a f? I w h k t, r t f e."
Nicole: "My mother and father? It would have killed them, ruined them forever."
Nicole keeps her encounter with Larry a secret from Larry.
Arthur: "Y a g h"
"N h i t s-b F"
Arthur: "You're a goddam hero"
Arthur tells Francis, and potentially himself, about heroism.
S M: "W a h s."
Sister Mathilde: "We all have secrets."
Foreshadowing the fact that we can't judge any of the characters in the book at face value.