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Tiamat's Wrath by James S.A. Corey
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it was amazing
bookshelves: 2019-laser-challenge

This is one of my favorite series' and it remains to be so. Can't wait for the next book.
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James S.A. Corey
“Get me that inventory. Get it ready for rapid transfer once we find the ship.” “Or,” Jillian said, “get ready to fall into Jupiter and die because we’re way under orbital speed now and don’t have an engine.” “Or that,” Bobbie agreed, surprised at how much she wanted to push across the room and punch Jillian in the face.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“Primary mission is fucked, but secondary is a win.” “A moral victory, I guess,” Bobbie sighed. “You know who talks about moral victories?” Jillian asked as she floated out of the room. “The team that lost.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“Maybe it’s because he thinks your dad’s an asshole.” “My dad’s not an asshole. And Holden’s a killer. He doesn’t get to judge other people.” “Your dad’s kind of an asshole,” Timothy said, his expression philosophical, his voice matter-of-fact. “And he’s killed a lot more people than Holden ever did.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“Getting what you want fucks you up,”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“The answer was no before,” Burnham said, then pointed toward Naomi with his chin. “Now that this one is on my deck, the answer’s go fuck yourself.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“Distributed responsibility is the problem. One person gives the order, another carries it out. One can say they didn’t pull the trigger, the other that they were just doing what they were told, and everyone lets themselves off the hook.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“Hope in one hand and shit in the other. See which one fills up first. Get to work.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“This was the problem with thousand-year Reichs. They came and they went like fireflies.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“I’m sorry,” Elvi said. “Wait. No. I’m actually not. Are you fucking crazy?”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“I just had the most interesting conversation,” Fayez said. “I could say the same,” she said. “But mine’s classified, so why don’t you go first.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“It gets better, though. Right?” “Sometimes. Sometimes it’s just one shit sandwich after another.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“And what happened to Captain Burnham?” “Early retirement,” Emma said. “Cashed out and bought part of a medical clinic.” “Probably smarter than all of us put together.” “I’m leaning toward coward.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“Jillian Houston,” Alex said. “She’s a good kid. She’ll make a fine captain.” “I remember her father being an asshole.” “She’s also kind of an asshole.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“Dreams were fragile things to build with. Titanium and ceramic lasted longer.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“There was a woman I knew. Long time. She used to say you can’t judge anyone by what they say. You have to watch what they do.” “She said that.” “I recognize the irony.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath

James S.A. Corey
“Are you sure you’re okay, Cap? You seem kind of fucked.”
James S.A. Corey, Tiamat's Wrath


Reading Progress

April 9, 2019 – Started Reading
April 9, 2019 – Shelved
April 28, 2019 –
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May 1, 2019 –
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May 5, 2019 – Finished Reading
July 22, 2019 – Shelved as: 2019-laser-challenge

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