Nevermore Quotes

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Neil Gaiman
“Hey," said Shadow. "Huginn or Muninn, or whoever you are."
The bird turned, head tipped, suspiciously, on one side, and it stared at him with bright eyes.
"Say 'Nevermore,'" said Shadow.
"Fuck you," said the raven.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Kelly Creagh
“So." [Isobel] cleared her throat. "What are we doing?"

"We," [Varen] said at last, "are doing a project on Poe."

"Didn't he marry his cousin or something?"

"The man is a literary god and that's all you have to say?”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

Kelly Creagh
“Isobel's head popped up. "What does 'sagacious' mean?"

"Sagacious," he said, writing, "adjective describing someone in possession of acute mental faculties. Also describing one who might, in a bookstore, think to get up and locate an actual dictionary instead of asking a billion questions.”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

Kelly Creagh
“Yeah, well, I tried to explain that my mind powers don’t work on Tuesdays.”
Kelly Creagh

Kelly Creagh
“She stood in the mist, waiting for him again.
Always in the same place.”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

Kelly Creagh
“Isobel moved farther into the kitchen, not knowing whether to be relieved that her mother hadn't had an atomic meltdown, or mortified that she'd taken it upon herself to play head chef with the nearest thing Trenton High had to a Dark Lord.”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

Rae Hachton
“I was made to rule the darkness.”
Rae Hachton, Evermore

Kelly Creagh
“And keep a watch out at the garage door, because you’ll be back by the stroke of seven thirty and in time for dinner or else you’ll turn back into an alien and be deported to your home planet.”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

Kelly Creagh
“Oh, sure. Let me just ask my geek brother to stop slaying zombie ninjas for a few hours so I can borrow the PC and catch up on my Victorian horror lit.”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

Kelly Creagh
“I'll keep it," she said. "Then, when you get back, after you and the dark one are done making out and planning a future filled with blond-haired, green-eyed, pigment-challeneged rug rats, I'll bring it over and you can add it to your scrapbook, right before you start cooking me dinner. I like vegetarian lasagna with cottage cheese instead of ricotta."

"Gwen?"

"And don't forget the mushrooms. Garlic bread, too, please. That is, as long as your vampire lover doesn't object."

"I want to say thank you," Isobel said. "For... everything."

"No," Gwen said. "Thank you for the delicious dinner. I can almost taste the baklava you and Darth Vader will be making for dessert. Something tells me you're gonna have to look that one up, though.”
Kelly Creagh, Enshadowed

Kelly Creagh
“She is the harbinger of nightmares as well as death, destruction, and insanity. Said to reign in an alternate dimension, a bleak and desertlike twilight version of reality, Lilith has long been hailed as the queen of mental darkness.”
Kelly Creagh, Enshadowed

Kelly Creagh
“You can’t understand us. We don’t even understand ourselves.”
Kelly Creagh, Enshadowed

Kelly Creagh
“Much like books, she could tell how voiceless things had provided a brand of companionship more compatible to his nature than human friendship had ever been. These things, locked in their inanimate ways, fed him ideas, she thought. They whispered their tales to him through unmoving lips and he listened, opening himself to their world so much more than any normal passerby. That much was evident in the way he’d taken the photos, as if he’d caught each soulless thing in a candid moment of secret animation. Like they’d sensed him coming and so turned themselves his way because they knew that he held the power to translate their silence into words.”
Kelly Creagh, Enshadowed

Kelly Creagh
“He hated himself," Gwen said. "You just got caught in the cross fire.”
Kelly Creagh, Oblivion

Maureen Child
“He touched her and found fire. Tasted her and found life.”
Maureen Child

Kelly Creagh
“I love you." Isobel said. Because even if the words could not stop what was coming, they were still her first and sole defense.

"I know," Varen surprised her by saying as he turned away. "That's why you're gone.”
Kelly Creagh, Oblivion

Kelly Creagh
“Sam stop yelling at her!" her mother yelled.
"If this were in Japsnese," said Danny, "it could be an anime.”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

Kelly Creagh
“No," said her dad, starting to shout, "what I can't handle is you being dropped off after midnight by some kid who thinks he's a vampire!"

"And now you're dating a vampire?" Danny asked, intrigued. "You know they bite right?"
... ... ...
"How can he be a vampire when he knows so much about slayers?”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

James Patterson
“Okeydokey,” I said to myself. “Provisions, check. Clothes, check. Enough explosives to pose a legitimate threat to multiple small countries-“ I eyed the duffel bags that Gazzy and Iggy had packed- “check.”
James Patterson

Kelly Creagh
“Not anymore, though," he said. "And I guess that's the one perk of loving a dead girl. She never changes.”
Kelly Creagh, Oblivion

Kelly Creagh
“Oh come now. It's no fun if you don''t know why I'm gutting you when I'm gutting you. Think!”
Kelly Creagh

Kelly Creagh
“You loved her," Isobel said.

"Worshipped," Scrimshaw corrected. "But more ludicrous than that, let us not forget, she loved me." He gave a short ironic laugh. "Not just him-the poet. But me as well. I, the epitome of our own penchant for self-destruction. Do you know how difficult...how impossible such a feat must have been?”
Kelly Creagh, Oblivion

Kelly Creagh
“Lady Ligeia," he began again, "is a woman in the literature who returns from the dead, taking over another woman's body to be with her true love."

"Oh, yes. Lovely" Isobel blanched. "I guess the other chick didn't mind at all?”
Kelly Creagh, Nevermore

Kelly Creagh
“It can't really be you," he said. "I know it can't."

"Why not?" Isobel asked, offering him a rueful smile. "I mean, don't you think it's at all romantic, the idea that love could conquer death?”
Kelly Creagh, Oblivion

Kelly Creagh
“Though Isobel could recall only a few specifics regrading the appearance of Poe's wife-a handful of vague characteristics picked up during her study with Varen, retained from the one or two glimpses she'd had for her portraits- Scrimshaw, it seemed, had forgotten nothing.”
Kelly Creagh, Oblivion

Kelly Creagh
“Isobel had entrusted the note to Gwen just before Baltimore. And the small scrap of paper still remained her only tangible evidence that Varen had loved her.

Expect...he didn't anymore.”
Kelly Creagh, Oblivion

H.S. Crow
“Over the obsidian hills and the sunken yellow dale, through the vast oceans of fog and the fires of nevermore, sits the fickle doors of the land of twilight. I will traverse it all, and execute righteous judgment on all that oppose me.”
H.S. Crow, Lunora and the Monster King

Linda Newbery
“Stories. They're everywhere...You never know where they start and you certainly don't know where they'll end. If they ever DO end. (Nevermore)”
Linda Newberry

Neil Gaiman
“Say 'Nevermore'," said Shadow.
"Fuck you", said the raven.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

H.S. Crow
“Drift into the Eversea.”
H.S. Crow, Lunora and the Monster King

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