Count: "Other than that, how was Kyril Island, Lt. Vorkosigan? You didn't vid home much, your mother noticed."
Miles: "I was busy. Lessee. The climate was ferocious, the terrain lethal, a third of the population including my own superior was dead drunk most of the time. The average IQ equaled the mean temperature in degrees cee, there wasn't a woman for five hundred kilometers in every direction, and the base commander was a homicidal psychotic. Other then that, it was lovely."
Count: "Doesn't sound like it's changed in the smallest detail in twenty-five years."
The people of a territory can petition the Darrian Council to remove their knight if he does not do a good enough job representing them. Such a petition must be granted after which the knight is usually transferred to a territory with few or no people, where he "can't do any harm". This is considered a great disgrace and effectively ruins the knight's further career in government.
"There's a ship leaving for Eastwatch by the sea tonight. From there I'm afraid it's a rather long walk to Castle Black. I hope you enjoy the Wall. I found it surprisingly beautiful, in a brutal, horribly uncomfortable sort of way."
"The provisional government and I disagree on a lot of things, which is why they sent me to this godforsaken place."
"Running down people that buy fertilizer? This is scut work, bozo work. The FBI equivalent of being made to wear an orange jumpsuit and pick up trash by the side of the highway."
"One of my colleagues lost a fierce battle with a rival store and got sent off to Greenland. You don't want to be sent to Greenland, do you?"
— MgRonald's Manager, Hataraku Maou Sama
"Myerson's in a sweat because you let that Russian go. He's talking about the Russians in Cuba again. He's talking about sending you to Cuba."
Father Dowling,Remember what I said about the bishop sending me to Nome Alaska
Sister Stephanie,He didn't...
Father Dowling,No, Anchorage.