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Dark Age (Red Rising Saga, #5) Dark Age by Pierce Brown
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“Well, here I am, you deviant bitch. Here I bloody am. The motherfucking consequence.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“The tragedy of the gifted is the belief they are entitled to greatness, Lysander. As a human, you are entitled only to death.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“Life is meant to be felt. Else why live? Valleys make the mountains.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“There will dawn a day when these hostile hours, these days of hatred and violence, seem the faintest of memories, but dark and steep and long is the road up out of hell. So do not tire, do not despair, do not abandon your brethren, and do not forget that through this darkness we and we alone carry the light of freedom. We must defend it with every cell in our bodies. If not now, when? If not us, who?”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“I no longer trust stillness. Stillness is the enemy taking careful aim.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“One must worry about the strength of a principle when it must compromise itself so often to survive.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“A moving mind is always fed. At rest, mine eats itself.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“You asked, what do I fear? I fear a man who believes in good. For he can excuse any evil.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“This is the Noble Lie. Every frayed nerve, every quaking cell, screams in horror, urging me to crawl out of the tube, to escape this insanity. Is a man a coward if he realizes that bravery is just a myth the old tell the young so they line up for the meatgrinder? My first toy was a wooden sword. Adults think it adorable.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“Forget malice or anger. All should beware the wrath of an offended soul.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“Is a man a coward if he realizes that bravery is just a myth the old tell the young so they line up for the meatgrinder?”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“Matter, how tiny my share Time, how brief my allotment Fate, how small my roll to play Self, all that can be mastered”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“During war, the laws are silent.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“But that is the noble lie of demokracy, isn’t it? The belief in humanity, even though humanity is a screaming, selfish mob. I love humans, truly. But humanity …” She shivers.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“The key is having a long memory for the sweet, and a short one for the bitter.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“War is our time. Sevro thought he could escape it. I thought I could end it. But our enemy is like the Hydra. Cut off one head, two more sprout. They will not sue for peace. They will not surrender. Their heart must be excised, their will to fight ground to the finest dust.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“Get him inside somewhere and keep that man alive.”
“Man?” Screwface laughs. “Hic est Lupus, motherfucker.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“Until then, endure, my love. Endure.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“I’ll never get used to seeing the fear Sevro wakes in people. Deep down they know Darrow is operating on a framework of logic. No one, not even me, believes that Sevro is completely sane.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“He’s not really a Goblin. He’s actually very sweet.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“I've spent enough time in the past, love. The dead need no tears. They don't rest easier for our vengeance, or our guilt.' She shrugs. 'They'd want us to live.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“Silenius walked his stiletto. I’ve no doubt we’ll walk ours.” “What makes you so confident?” “Well, for starters, we have smaller feet.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“The waves crash all around the roots of the building. Both were made by man. Perhaps at first in hope, to give our species a new home to live and to love. But in time, I don’t know when, their creation became a vanity of will, and in the shadow of that vanity, man grew lesser for having more. Lesser for mastering the keys of creation, because he mistook himself for god, and cared less for his people, and more that his works endured.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“So tell me, why kill passions with zoladone?” I glance at Aja’s razor. “Makes life’s flow a bit smoother.” “Poor little man,” she mocks. “Life is meant to be felt. Else why live? Valleys make the mountains.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“We put our heads together and recite our mantra. Matter, how tiny my share Time, how brief my allotment Fate, how small my roll to play Self, all that can be mastered”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“Sarcastic ripostes are seldom clever enough to prove that they are little more than the desperate cries for validation of a petty and insecure mind.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“I knew war was dreadful, but I did not expect to fear it. How can anyone not, when death is just a blind giant with scissors?”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“He’s drunk, sure; but functioning alcoholics are a gift from the gods. They’re never quite out of the game.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“But you don't get the wolf by the tongue without reaching through its teeth.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age
“The man is broke, but he is not allowed to break.”
Pierce Brown, Dark Age

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