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“Every ounce of my cynicism is supported by historical precedent.”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games
“I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled towards absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world. And that opinion becomes more important than all our sneaky, sleazy schemes of greed, lust, self-aggrandizement, whatever we are up to while lying the world into believing we are just plain nice folks.”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games
“I guess I suffer from an impoverishment of the sociopathic spirit necessary to go big time.”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games
“I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled toward absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world. And that opinion becomes more important than all our sneaky, sleazy schemes of greed, lust, self-aggrandizement, whatever we are up to while lying the world into believing that we are just plain nice folks.”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games
“It was one of those moments in which I become very uncomfortable. One of those times when nothing you say can be right, and almost anything you do say is wrong. I could see no answer but the classic Croaker approach.
I began to back away.
That is how I handle my women. Duck for cover when they get distressed.
I almost made it to the door.
She could move when she wanted. She crossed the gap and put her arms around me, rested a cheek against my chest.
And that is how they handle me, the sentimental fool. The closet romantic.”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games
“Truth is a deadly weapon, Lady said.”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games
“Lady muttered some very unladylike sniggen snaggen riddly rodden racklesnatzes under her breath, then”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games: The Fourth Chronicles of the Black Company: First Book of the South
“- Goblin, that was a dumb stunt.
- It sure was. Made me feel forty years younger.”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games
“Maybe propinquity was counterproductive. *”
Glen Cook, Shadow Games: The Fourth Chronicles of the Black Company: First Book of the South

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