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“It's easy to lose yourself in the idea of a person and be blinded to their reality.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Dying is easy. Anyone can throw themselves onto the pyre and rest a happy martyr. Enduring the suffering that comes with sacrifice is the real test.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“He's probably out there in the hallway right now, composing bad poetry in his head." Michi cleared her throat, her voice taking on a breathless lilt:

"Pale Fox's Daughter,
Her cherry lips haunt my dreams.
Something, something, breasts...”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
tags: humor
“You deserve every star in the galaxy laid out at your feet and a thousand diamonds in your hair. You deserve someone who'll run with you as far and as fast as you want to. Holding your hand, not holding you back.”
Jay Kristoff, Illuminae
“He presses the triggers. And like roses in his hands, death blooms.”
Jay Kristoff, Illuminae
“since i will not send this, i also feel it is my duty to inform you that almost six months on I think I still love you and that makes me sad becaue love shouldn’t feel this way. is like getting kicked in the stomach every time i think of you and it makes me want to roll my face across this keyboardbiu;///ubEWdcfhugiov’byhi;.//////-=‘-0i9juh8ygtfdcsaazs34defg7uefg7u8hi9o0p8hi9o0p-[[09ju8dcsaazs34d9o0p-[[09.”
Jay Kristoff, Illuminae
“To be a servant can be a noble thing, but only as noble as the master served.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“FEATHERS GROW BACK.... SISTERS DO NOT.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“You have me. Until the last star in the galaxy dies, you have me.”
Jay Kristoff, Illuminae
“Tiger proudly roars.
Dragon dives and Phoenix soars.
Fox gets the chicken.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“RAIJIN, TAKE ME NOW.

She shot Buruu a withering glance as he rolled over on his back and pawed at the sky.

HAVE MERCY ON ME, FATHER. TAKE MY WINGS. CHAIN ME TO STINKING EARTH. BUT THIS TORTURE I CANNOT ENDURE.

Oh, shut it.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“You lied to me."
"I never lied. I just didn't tell you the whole truth."
"You said you were alone."
"I am alone."
"There's hundreds of you. Maybe thousands. You and your 'family' are everywhere."
"Just because you're standing in a crowd doesn't mean you belong there." -Yukiko and Kin”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Wait," he whispered.

But she didn't.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Each of you must decide where you stand. All we ask is that you refuse to kneel. You are the people. You have the power. Open your eyes. Open your minds. Then close the fingers on your hand.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“A conscience is easier to swallow on an empty belly, simpler to swing with a broken wrist.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“ENOUGH NOISE. STAND ASIDE. I WILL GUT HIM.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
tags: buruu
“DO NOT UNDERSTAND YOU MONKEYS.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
tags: buruu
“You're hungry.
The beast glared.
STAY OUT OF MY MIND, INSECT.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
tags: buruu
“It takes courage to say goodbye. To stare at a thing lost and know it is gone forever. Some tears are iron forged.”
Jay Kristoff, Kinslayer
“A conscience is easier to swallow on an empty belly, simpler to swing with a broken wrist. The people who hate money are the ones who don’t have any. The people who hate power are the ones who are powerless”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Our troubles are but mayflies, rising and falling between the turn of dawn and dusk. And then they are gone to the houses of memory, you and I will remain, Yukiko.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Yukiko steered the subject away from sex as fast as she could. She was still occasionally woken by nightmares about the day her father had tried to sit her down for "the talk".”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
tags: humor
“You walked into this village with a thunder tiger beside you. You have slain demons with your own hands. Are the old myths really that hard to believe?
'They wouldn't be myths otherwise, would they?'
'Then have a care, Yukiko-chan,' Daichi smiled. 'Keeping the company of the last arashitora in Shima sounds like an excellent way to become a myth yourself.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“It's easy to lose yourself in the idea of a person and be blinded to their reality. It's a simple thing, to love a stranger.”
Jay Kristoff
“LOOK AROUND. GAME DEAD, RIVERS BLACK, LAND CHOKED WITH WEED. SKIES BLEEDING, RED AS BLOOD. FOR WHAT?
YOUR KIND ARE BLIND. YOU SEE ONLY THE NOW. NEVER THE WILL BE.
BUT SOON YOU WILL. WHEN ALL IS GONE, WHEN THERE ARE SO MANY MONKEY-CHILDREN THAT YOU MURDER FOR A SCRAP OF LAND, A DROP OF CLEAN WATER, THEN YOU WILL SEE.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Just because you're standing in a crowd doesn't mean you belong there.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Yukiko stared back at him. Slurred words and a soft stare, that stupefied, slack-jawed look slinking over his face and turning his skin to gray. An anesthetic, numbing the pain of well deserved loss.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“WHEN IT IS DONE, WE WILL FLY FAR FROM HERE. FAR FROM THIS SCAB AND ITS POISONED SKY.
WE WILL DANCE IN THE STORMS, YOU AND I.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Too many to defeat.
But not too many to fight.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer
“Nuestros problemas no son más que efímeras, que crecen y mueren entre el amanecer y el atardecer. Y cuando se hayan ido al reino de la memoria, tú y yo aún estaremos aquí.”
Jay Kristoff, Stormdancer

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