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Quotes / Chronicles of the Kencyrath

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God Stalk

Very few men are ever going to give someone as fragile-looking as you her due in anything.
Darinby to Jame

Have I got a sign on my back that says, 'Kick me, I'm Highborn?'
Jame, to Bane

Melissand: In fact, come back no matter what you decide.
Jame: M'lady, you'd only be disappointed. Contrary to popular opinion, I am not a boy.
Melissand: My darling goose, whoever said you were?

At that point, it didn't matter to Jame if this was a god, a hallucination, or the local form of street sanitation; she was out of the alley the way she had come before the creature had turned the far corner.

Overhead, an enormous, grotesque creature scuttled along the walls, leaving a phosphorescent trail and, at intervals, triumphant proclamations in schoolboy Kessic that "Edolph the Bat-Wing was here... and here... and here."

That's not a woman, it's a natural disaster!
Prince Ozymardien's Chamberlain's assistant, referring to Jame

Dark Of The Moon

We trained you well, Jamie. Some good does endure, it seems.


Seeker's Mask

Your friend Marc warned me that I would probably find the Riverland reduced to rubble and you in the midst of it, looking apologetic.
Torisen to his twin sister Jame

It is you! Oh, how splendid! Maybe now things will start happening again!
Lyra' to Jame

Brier: You don't know what you've done.
Jame: I seldom do, but I do it anyway. This is what I am, Brier Iron-thorn. Remember that.

That which can be destroyed by the truth should be.


To Ride A Rathorn

You do come up with interesting ways to kill people, Knorth.
Gorbel, to Jame

Now, did I or did I not request that you not break any more instructors?
Sheth Sharp-tongue to Jame


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