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Vista: What we do is dangerous. Sometimes we die. I don’t see why I should worry about what happens five years from now when I might not even be here.
Flechette: Are you having second thoughts about being on the team?
Vista: No. Not in the slightest.
Flechette: But if you’re concerned about risking your life…
Vista: I didn’t say I was concerned, just that, hey, it might happen. I’m being realistic.
Flechette: I can’t tell if you’re being amazingly mature about the topic of death or if I should be really concerned about you.

Fran: You wanna go with your sister or your brother?
Gracie: No, I love a doctor's office. The smell, the magazines, the drama, it makes me feel so alive!
Sylvia: Oh, isn't she adorable? [to Fran] The kid is weird.

"As a bookish child, I accidentally intoned a death curse that claimed my mother, our neighbours, and a passing couple in the street... though it spared their small russet dog. I was young, and needed the knowledge."
Hayden Montag, The Secret World

"Remember back when you were a kid, and you would spend whole summers just finding dead bodies in the woods and pushing them down the river, laughing and high-fiving with your friends? It's time you get that feeling back. Floater lets you relive the magic of sending some unfortunate drifter down the great river one last time, as you poke and prod him through the rapids into one final waterfall of memories."
— The plot to Floater

"There was one time when we were children, he... he transformed himself into a snake, and he knows that I love snakes. So I went to pick up the snake to admire it, and he transformed back into himself and he was like, 'BLEGH, it's me!' Then he stabbed me. We were eight at the time."
Thor about his brother Loki, Thor: Ragnarok

Jennings: He'd be a real good brother if he didn't drink and get real mean and argue with Mom.
Mark: He drinks? How old is he?
Jennings: Fifteen.
Mark: Fifteen? And he drinks!

Goku: Alright, Gohan, I think it's time you brought 'er home!
Gohan: Hold on. I'm not done ripping the wings off this butterfly.
Piccolo: Red flag!
Goku: Uh... kiddo? I understand you're angry, but-
Gohan: But what? You're going to give me advice now? Let me guess...I should let him go so he can be a better fight later! Or maybe I should let him power up to 100% so I could teach him humility! Wait! I know... I should throw him a goddamn Senzu Bean and let you fight him!
Goku: I... see what you're getting at, Gohan.
Gohan: Then shut up and put on your poncho. You're in the splash zone.
Goku: Is that also a red flag?
Piccolo: Crimson.

"Enterprising girl. She hasn't even hit puberty and she's already abusing prescription meds."

General Levy: Does it ever seem to you that these boys aren't children? I look at what they do, the way they talk, and they don't seem like little kids.
Colonel Graff: They're the most brilliant children in the world, each in their own way.
General Levy: But shouldn't they still act like children? They aren't normal. They act like – history. Napoleon and Wellington. Caesar and Brutus.


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