[Under major changes] "All I asked for was peace. Not any less or more." Both teenagers, Hassan Saad and Radiya Mansour lived a life of serenity throughout their time on earth. Nothing seemed to fall out of place as they awaited their well-expected graduation which would have been peeking at their doors in the short span of a year. But one day political conflicts arise and in the batter of an eyelash, everything was falling apart tragically. They find themselves in an irrational affair with death, the finest line they had ever been pushed to walk on. Fate has never been stronger and their lives were on display to the harsh world just to be stolen from them ultimately. Will the line snap, leaving them to be doomed, or not? Alternating between Radiya and Hassan's broken voices as they hold onto their dear lives, They Stole Our Lives is a heartbreaking novel about the abundant lives lost to the Arab Spring throughout the Middle East. While shedding light on the most unspoken topics accompanying that situation, it will leave you in ethereal tears even before you set thumb on the end.