Quotes from Blood and Betrayal

Lindsay Buroker ·  374 pages

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“You can only fight one man at a time with a sword, but, with a pen, you can compose a lecture to bore legions of enemy troops to death.”
― Lindsay Buroker, quote from Blood and Betrayal


“I don't know why you'd want to kill Maldynado, when it's clear you'd make fabulous hat-shopping buddies.”
― Lindsay Buroker, quote from Blood and Betrayal


“You better not be dead. This team is already overflowing with ankle spankers. I was looking forward to having more women around."

Yara's eyelids fluttered open. She blinked a few times, focused on him, and frowned.

"Ankle spanker? The only thing you've got that'll reach that far is your ego.”
― Lindsay Buroker, quote from Blood and Betrayal


“Don’t question luck,” Amaranthe muttered. “It might get offended by your lack of appreciation and leave you behind.”
― Lindsay Buroker, quote from Blood and Betrayal


“Some men brought women flowers. Sicarius chose not to kill people. The latter seemed a tad more momentous.”
― Lindsay Buroker, quote from Blood and Betrayal



“They don’t make statues of people who walk behind others. You have to walk out in front.”
― Lindsay Buroker, quote from Blood and Betrayal


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Lindsay Buroker
Born place: Seattle, The United States
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