- Funny Moments: This exchange between Dinah and the Op while they're stuck hiding out from gunmen in a forest.
Then she said:
"I'm catching cold. By the time anybody comes, if they ever do, I'll be sneezing and coughing loud enough to be heard in the city."
"Just once," I said. "Then you'll be all strangled."
"There's a mouse or something crawling under the blanket."
"Probably only a snake."
"Are you married?"
"Don't start that."
"Then you are?"
"I bet your wife's glad of it."'
- Magnificent Bastard: The Continental Op is a bastard and he is magnificent, giving us an object lesson in Playing Both Sides.