Cinder

by

Marissa Meyer

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Hovers are the primary means of transportation on Earth in the novel. These vehicles are designed to hover above the ground using a magnetic device called a magbelt to propel it off the ground.

Hover Quotes in Cinder

The Cinder quotes below are all either spoken by Hover or refer to Hover. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Feiwel and Friends edition of Cinder published in 2012.
Chapter 2 Quotes

Irritation hardened in Cinder’s gut. She might have pointed out that Pearl and Peony could have been given ready-made rather than custom dresses in order to budget for Cinder’s as well. She might have pointed out that they would only wear their dresses one time too. She might have pointed out that, as she was the one doing the work, the money should have been hers to spend as she saw fit. But all arguments would come to nothing. Legally, Cinder belonged to Adri as much as the household android and so too did her money, her few possessions, even the new foot she’d just attached. Adri loved to remind her of that.

Related Characters: Cinder/Princess Selene, Adri, Pearl, Peony, Iko
Related Symbols: Cinder’s Mechanical Foot
Page Number: 24
Explanation and Analysis:
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Hover Term Timeline in Cinder

The timeline below shows where the term Hover appears in Cinder. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1
Power, Greed, and Evil Theme Icon
Resourcefulness, Kindness, and Perseverance Theme Icon
...a rag. She and Iko then wait until they hear the sirens of an emergency hover take Sacha away. (full context)
Chapter 2
Power, Greed, and Evil Theme Icon
...fitting. When Adri says that Cinder can only attend the ball if she fixes their hover, Cinder explains that she needs money to buy a new magbelt (which makes a hover... (full context)
Chapter 4
Power, Greed, and Evil Theme Icon
Stereotypes and Discrimination Theme Icon
...her wrench inside her prosthetic foot’s calf compartment. Cinder and Iko then look for other hovers to scavenge, while Peony informs them that Prince Kai is going to look for a... (full context)
Chapter 5
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
...skin, wondering if she brought the plague home from the market. She calls an emergency hover while Peony starts to cry. Cinder apologizes, worried that she is the reason that Peony... (full context)
Chapter 11
Stereotypes and Discrimination Theme Icon
Secrecy and Manipulation Theme Icon
...before her cybernetic surgery—they had to install a brain interface because she was in a hover accident. (full context)
Chapter 17
Resourcefulness, Kindness, and Perseverance Theme Icon
...her interface that Peony has entered the third stage of letumosis. Immediately, she calls a hover for the first time in her life and travels to the quarantines. There, the med-droids... (full context)
Chapter 29
Power, Greed, and Evil Theme Icon
Stereotypes and Discrimination Theme Icon
...criminal. Adri asks what Cinder was doing at the palace today, why she took a hover to the outskirts of the city, and why she stole 600 univs on a new... (full context)
Chapter 31
Bravery and Sacrifice Theme Icon
Power, Greed, and Evil Theme Icon
Just then, Adri comes in and commands Cinder to wash their hover during Prince Kai’s coronation. As Cinder does so, she watches some of the coronation coverage... (full context)