Inej Ghafa Quotes

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Leigh Bardugo
“I would have come for you. And if I couldn't walk, I'd crawl to you, and no matter how broken we were, we'd fight our way out together-knives drawn, pistols blazing. Because that's what we do. We never stop fighting.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Maybe there were people who lived those lives. Maybe this girl was one of them. But what about the rest of us? What about the nobodies and the nothings, the invisible girls? We learn to hold our heads as if we wear crowns. We learn to wring magic from the ordinary. That was how you survived when you weren’t chosen, when there was no royal blood in your veins. When the world owed you nothing, you demanded something of it anyway.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“She smiled then, her cheeks red, her cheeks scattered with some kind of dust. It was a smile he thought he might die to earn again.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“We meet fear. We greet the unexpected visitor and listen to what he has to tell us. When fear arrives, something is about to happen.
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Nina glanced from Inej to Kaz and saw they both wore the same expression. Nina knew that look. It came after the shipwreck, when the tide moved against you and the sky had gone dark. It was the first sight of land, the hope of shelter and even salvation that might await you on a distant shore.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Where do think the money went?" he repeated.
"Guns?" asked Jesper.
"Ships?" queried Inej.
"Bombs?" suggested Wylan.
"Political bribes?" offered Nina. They all looked at Matthias. "This is where you tell us how awful we are," she whispered.
He shrugged. "They all seem like practical choices.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“It was because she was listening so closely that she knew the exact moment when Kaz Brekker, Dirtyhands, the bastard of the Barrel and deadliest boy in Ketterdam, fainted.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“He'd told her they would fight their way out. Knives drawn, pistols blazing. Because that's what we do. She would fight for him, but she could not heal him. She would not waste her life trying.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“I've been nothing but kind to you. I'm not some sort of monster."
"No, you're the man who sits idly by, congratulating yourself on your decency, while the monster eats his fill. At least a monster has teeth and a spine.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“You still may die in the Dregs."
Inej's dark eyes had glinted. "I may. But I'll die on my feet with a knife in my hand.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“She’d often wished to chip away a bit of his arrogance, but she couldn’t bear the idea of seeing Kaz stripped of his pride.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“I need someone who can be invisible, who can become a ghost. Do you think you can do that?"

I'm already a ghost, she thought. I died in the hold of a slaver ship.
"i think so.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“One minute he made her blush and the next he made her want to commit murder.”
Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo
“She would have her ship and he would have his city.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Thoughts of moonlight and silken hair evaporated in a black bolt of fury. Kaz saw Inej tug on the sleeve of her left forearm, where the Menagerie tattoo had once been. He had the barest inkling of what she'd endured there, but he knew what it was to feel helpless, and Van Eck had managed to make her feel that way again. Kaz was going to have to find a new language of suffering to teach that smug merch son of a bitch.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“I didn’t come looking for an apology, Jesper. You have a weak spot. We all have weak spots.”
“What’s yours?”
“The company I keep,” she said with a slight smile.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“I can hear the change in Kaz's breathing when he looks at you.
You... you can?
It catches every time, like he's never seen you
before.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“You know I can do it, Kaz, and you know I'm not going to refuse. So why ask?"
"Because I've been looking for an excuse to talk to you for two days.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
I would have come for you. And if I could't walk, I'd crawl to you, and no matter how broken we were, we'd fight our way out together - knives drawn, pistols blazing. Because that's what we do. We never stop fighting.
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“I don't want your prayers, he said.
What do you want, then?
The old answers came easily to mind. Money. Vengeance. Jordie's voice in my head silenced forever. But a different reply roared to life inside him, loud, insistent, and unwelcome. You, Inej. You.
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“To his left, he heard Inej laugh behind her mask. He'd never heard her laugh like that, giddy and wild.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“And what god do you serve, then?”
“Whichever will grant me good fortune.”
“I don’t think gods work that way.”
“I don’t think I care.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“We'll see each other again."

"Of course we will. You've saved my life. I've saved yours."

"I think you're ahead on that count."

"No, I don't mean in the big ways." Nina's eyes took them all in. "I mean the little rescues. Laughing at my jokes. Forgiving me when I was foolish. Never trying to make me feel small. It doesn't matter if it's next month, or next year, or ten years from now, those will be the things I remember when I see you again”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“He swept the red cloak around Inej's shoulders in a rain of petals and blossoms as she continued to strap on her knives. She looked almost as startled as the flower seller.
"What?" he asked as he tossed her a Mister Crimson mask that matched his own.
"Those were my mother's favorite flower."
"Good to know Van Eck didn't cure you of sentiment."
"Nice to be back, Kaz."
"Good to have you back, Wraith.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“You know I can do it, Kaz, and you know I'm not going to refuse. So why ask?"
" Because I've been looking for an excuse to talk to you for two days.
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

“Kaz shrugged, unwilling to give her an answer. Inej was always trying to wring little bits of decency from him. "When everyone knows you're a monster, you needn't waste time doing every monstrous thing.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“Be the thing they all fear when they close their eyes at night.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“She was a queen without mercy, a figure carved in ivory and amber.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Kaz shrugged, unwilling to give her an answer. Inej was always trying to wring little bits of decency from him. "When everyone knows you're a monster, you needn't waste time doing every monstrous thing.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“He stood leaning on his cane, hair neatly pushed back from his pale brow, a black glass boy of deadly edges.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

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