Quotes from Black Magic Sanction

Kim Harrison ·  487 pages

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“I'm only going to be here for a time, then leave you." His gaze met mine. "And I will cry when I go, because I could love you forever.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“You try getting through the Hollows traffic with a stoned redhead hanging out the window shouting, 'I'm king of the world!' ~Lee”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“I was cold, hungry, and in a hole in the ground. But at least I had my elven porn, damnit!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“I smell pancakes," Al said as he jauntily smacked Pierce's hat back on the witch's head. "Did the runt make you breakfast?" Al said, leaning over the stove. "Quickest way to a woman's crotch is through her gullet, eh?" he said, leering at Pierce, who was now rinsing out the percolator. "Is it working? I'd be curious to know. I'd buy her a cake or something.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“What are you doing in Nicky's room, Rachel? Oooh! He summoned you to the west coast, didn't he? Did you kill him? Good for you taking care of that little problem? I should give you a bunny!" - Algaliarept”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction



“Go to sleep, baby, Mama will sing. Of blue butterflies, and dragonfly wings. Moonlight and sunbeams, raiment so fine. Silver and gold, for baby of mine. Go to sleep, baby. Sister will tell, of wolves and of lambs, and demons who fell.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“No, you just keep crashing my life. Look—" I said, and Al grunted.
"Here it comes," the demon muttered. "Listen. Listen to this, runt. She's going to have a list.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“He sighed. "You want to live in your church, going about your life as if you're like everyone else."
"So?"
"You aren't. And because of that, someday you're probably going to find yourself in a position where your choices will have an impact far beyond what you see right now. And when that happens, I want you to remember what it's like to ride through the woods on horseback under a night sky with no moon and nothing stronger than you are. I want you to know so you will fight for it. So that my children will know of it. You have to keep the demons where they are, Rachel. No one else can do it. You won't fight for us unless you know. Let me show you what you're fighting for.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Uh... ," Ivy stammered, and I glanced up to see her eyes wide in consideration.
"I'm kidding," I said. "It passed the lethal-amulet test, remember?"
"Not that. You keep it in your underwear drawer?"
I hesitated, wondering why I was embarrassed. "Well, where do you put your elven magic?" I asked.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Tears could not be equal, if I wept diamonds from the skies.
Jenks (Black Magic Sanction)”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction



“Rachel, what do you do? Put an ad in the paper for trouble?
(Glenn)”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Sweet mother of chaos," he breathed. "Rachel, you are indeed one of us. Have your time in the sun. You're worth the extra wait.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Rachel, my itchy witch," Al said as he tugged the lace at his cuffs. "We've talked about this. You simply must stop collecting nasty little men. How many do you really need, love?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Good God, Rachel, cant you go five minutes... sweet sticky hell on a stick!' the demon exclaimed, his thoughts reeling from anger to concern as he realized I was hopped up on something.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Memories of ice and Trent surfaced, and I wrapped my arms around my middle. I had saved him, and he had saved me. What was wrong with us?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction



“I'll wait for you under the bluebells. I'll be there always.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“He's going to hurt you," Al said, looking at Pierce. "I can take care of you, teach you to survive. Be there for you, even if you do hate me."
I shivered. "I don't want him," I said, and Al turned away, seeming smaller somehow.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“No one wears buckles anymore, and I decided to get him some real boots next winter solstice.Some sexy guy boots. Yeah.
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“I cannot stay," he lied for me, eyes averted. "I'm only going to be here for a time, then leave you." His gaze met mine. "And I will cry when I go, because I could love you forever.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“My breath slipped from me, almost a groan. Trent Kalamack. The obscenely successful, smiling businessman, ruthless bio- and street-drug lord, elf in hiding, and pain-in-my-ass-extraordinaire Trent Kalamack. Right on schedule. "Why is it you show up only when I need money?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction



“Jenks, you can fly me up the rest of the way to Trent, and then pow! I give
Trent his statue."

"Pow, you'll be naked!" Jenks exclaimed.

(Rachel and Jenks)”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Rache! Glad you're... Tink loves a duck!" he said, wings clattering. "It stinks of sex in here. God, woman. I leave you alone for one night, and you're humping the ghost." - Jenks to Rachel”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Nick as in my former boyfriend Nick. Ex-rat, ex-boyfriend, ex-alive if I ever got hold of him Nick.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Tears could not be equal, if I wept diamonds from the skies," Jenks whispered, empty and bereft. "My word silent, though I should howl. Muffled by death, my wings can't lift me high enough to find you. I feel you within. Unaware of my pain. Not knowing why I mourn. And why I breathe alone.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“Using your feminine wiles to lead my familiar astray. If all you want is dangerous sex, I can give that to you better than he can, and I won't break your heart afterward." - Al to Rachel”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction



“Jenks kept me alive for two years through two death threats, a crazy banshee, and at least two serial killers. Its about time I return the favor! And if I can't, then I can sit by his bed and hold his hand as he dies, 'cause I've had plenty of practice doing that, too!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“I pushed him away, catching Lee's awe that I was not only standing with a demon outside a circle, but that Al was treating me like an equal. Or maybe a favorite pet, I amended as Al caught me when I started to tilt.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“The quickest way to a woman's crotch is through her gullet. Can I make you a cake?" Big Al to Pierce, then Rachel.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“I opine-I think you're a woman of your world,' he said from the far end of the couch. 'I would have a hard time seeing you pressed and powdered, dreading a life of servitude under the name of marriage. You'd die in that mold. I like you as you are, fiery and ill tempered.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction


“It stinks of trains and that chili with the chocolate in it. Ooooh, books!" he exclaimed suddenly, making a beeline for the small library. (Al)”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Black Magic Sanction



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Kim Harrison
Born place: Detroit, The United States
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