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“People of Earth, I am Darkseid, Lord of Apokolips! Here is your savior, cowed and broken. I have crushed him as easily as I have crushed all who have dared to oppose me throughout the cosmos. I am power unlike any you have ever known: absolute, infinite, and unrelenting. You have no choice but to prepare for a long dark future as my subjects and my slaves.”

"Can't you imagine it? A garden of evil blooming with rage and pain? So beautiful."

"Our urge to create is immutable; we must create. But the beings we create shall never again reach out in strength against us. All that is created will suffer. All will be born in suffering, endless greyness shall be their lot. All creation will tailor to failure and pain, and never again shall the offspring of the eternal Fount rise up against their creators. No more will. No more freedom. Nothing new but agonizing death and never good shall come of it. We are the last of those who gave you breath and shape and form, millions of years ago. We are the last of those your kind defied and ruthlessly destroyed. We are the last Precursors. And now we are legion."
Gravemind, Halo: Silentium

"I believe we should spread the ways of the Sith throughout the Empire entirely. Plant terror and hatred in every heart. I believe in the democratization of fear."

Selladon: Emperor, you are as wise as you are fair. Of course, a few traitors may hide within any clan. But punishment will be reserved for those who dare spread the filthy lie that you are draining Gelfling!
The Gourmand: So that we may drink your essence! (all the Skeksis laugh)

"[My companions] are all past the prime of their short lives: in 30 or 40 years, at the most, I will inherit a unified continent for my god. That is when my true work shall begin. A thousand shall be sacrificed to Nergal's glory each day in an orderly regime of destruction. I'm thinking of developing some sort of special chamber by then to make the process more efficient than Tarquin's silly arena."

"I hate you all, you know? All you scum. I want to be President because I hate you. I want to fuck with you. I want to make you shut up and do things properly. Get through your doomed little lives quietly."
Gary Callahan/"The Smiler", Transmetropolitan

"This new force, this individual, began to make his presence known in our galaxy. And he had different ideas from ours. He sees a universe of conflict, pain, and terror. He craves fear. Not his own, of course, but the fear of others. He is a strange perfectionist, in a way. He wants a galaxy cleansed of creation. His goal, I soon realized, is to destroy life. His method is to use one species against another, strong destroying weak, and then strong in turn being destroyed by the stronger still. He believes that there should be only one species. A single sentient race, which would be subjugated by him."
-The Ellimist on Crayak, Animorphs #26: The Attack


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