- Fatima's thoughts about attending a mass wedding for some of Raj's soldiers:Civil Government convention was for ladies to weep when guest at other people's weddings - the ceremony had been beautiful, she had a lovely new dress - and Gerrin and Barton had promised her another present as well, fitted to the occasion. It was hard to cry under those circumstances.
- Raj to Center as he squirms through a narrow spot in a semi-squashed tunnel under the walls of a besieged city:
- "Do not tell me how much it weighs!"
Funny / The General Series