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"If the Hero tells me he wants to break up with me or quit his dangerous job for my protection, it's already too late; a kidnapping is already in the planning, and I will take all reasonable precautions against it."

Alfred: I'll get this to Mr. Fox, but no more. I've sewn you up, I've set your bones, but I won't bury you. I've buried enough members of the Wayne family.
Bruce Wayne: You'll leave me?
Alfred: You see only one end to your journey. Leaving is all I have to make you understand, you're not Batman anymore. You have to find another way. You used to talk about finishing a life beyond that awful cape.
Bruce Wayne: Rachel died believing that we would be together; that was my life beyond the cape. I can't just move on. She didn't, she couldn't.
Alfred: What if she had? What if, before she died, she wrote a letter saying she chose Harvey Dent over you? And what if, to spare your pain, I burnt that letter?
Bruce Wayne: How dare you use Rachel to try to stop me?
Alfred: I am using the truth, Master Wayne. Maybe it's time we all stop trying to outsmart the truth and let it have its day. I'm sorry.
Bruce Wayne: You're sorry? You expect to destroy my world and then think we're going to shake hands?
Alfred: No... no, I know what this means.
Bruce Wayne: What does it mean?
Alfred: It means your hatred... and it also means losing someone that I have cared for since I first heard his cries echo through this house. But it might also mean saving your life. And that is more important.
Bruce Wayne: Goodbye, Alfred.

Mary Corleone: I'll always love you.
Vincent Mancini: Love somebody else.

Dani Ramos: What did you tell them?
T-800 / "Carl": I told them you coming here makes this place unsafe for them. Also, the day I warned them would come, has come. My past has caught up with me. And...I won't be back.

Martin: Get. Out. We're not friends, Daisy! None of us are, we're all just trapped together and kidding ourselves that we don't hate it. Christ, there are more important things than feelings right now, alright, so just- leave me alone! For good.
Daisy: ...Right. You got it.
(she closes the door, and Peter Lukas materializes)
Martin: Well?
Peter: I'm impressed. And grateful.
Martin: I didn't do it for you. (...) It's easier, this way. I'm sure you would have had no problems sending her away.
Peter: I hadn't really thought about it. And now, thanks to you, I don't need to.
The Magnus Archives, "Decrypted"


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