Nina Zenik Quotes

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Leigh Bardugo
“I am grateful you're alive", he said. "I am grateful that you're beside me. I am grateful that you're eating."
She rested her head on his shoulder.
"You're better that waffles, Matthias Helvar."
A small smile curled the Fjerdan's lips.
"Let's not say things we don't mean, my love.”
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
“They were twin souls, soldiers destined to fight for different sides, to find each other and lose each other too quickly. She would not keep him here. Not like this.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Jesper ran a finger up Wylan's forearm, and Wylan flushed a vibrant pink. Matthias couldn't help but sympathize with the boy. He knew what it was to be out of your depth, and he sometimes suspected they could forgo all of Kaz's planning and simply let Jesper and Nina flirt the entirety of Ketterdam into submission.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Farvell,” she said in Fjerdan. “May Djel watch over you until I can once more.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“You’re our chemist, Wylan,” said Nina hopefully. “What do you think?”
Wylan shrugged. “Maybe. Not all poisons have an antidote.”
Jesper snorted. “That’s why we call him Wylan Van Sunshine.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Nina screamed, a howl that tore from the black space where her heart had beat only moments before. She searched for his pulse, for the light and force that had been Matthias.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“I promise, Matthias. I'll take you home."
"Nina," he said, pressing her hand to his heart. "I am already home.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“I’m a very valuable investment.”

“Tell me he didn’t say that.”

“Of course he did. Well, not the valuable part.”
“Idiot.”

“How’s Matthias?”

“Also an idiot.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

“Wylan summoned every bit of bravado he'd learned from Nina, the will he'd learned from Matthias, the focus he'd studied in Kaz, the courage he'd learned from Inej, and the wild, reckless hope he'd learned from Jesper, the belief that no matter the odds, somehow they would win.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“It’s good to feel foolish sometimes, Fjerdan.”
“You only say that because you have no shame.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Simple as that,” said Nina. “Did you know I’m next in line for the Fjerdan throne? They call me Princess Ilse of Engelsberg.” “There is no princess of Engelsberg,” said Matthias. “It’s a fishing town.” Nina shrugged. “If we’re going to lie to ourselves, we might as well be grand about it.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Inej placed her hands on Nina’s shoulders. “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.”
Kaz offered his gloved hand to Nina. “Until then, Zenik.”
“Count on it, Brekker.” They shook.”
Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo
“Maybe your stay in Hellgate was too short, Matthias. There's always more to lose.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“She’d been so docile that Nina had become concerned. “Maybe she’s not getting enough blood to her
brain?” she’d murmured to Matthias.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

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

“You have your own problems right now, Zenik, said a voice in her head. Stop worrying about saving the world and save your own ass. Sometimes her inner voice could be very wise.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom