Quotes from Born of Fire

Sherrilyn Kenyon ·  540 pages

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“10 things to know about Syn 1. I hate people, even myself. 2. I only tolerate my friends and I can count those on one hand. 3. So what if I drink? I like my comfortably numb state and it keeps me from killing you. 4. Money can't buy happiness, but it's better than being poor and miserable. 5. We're all victims. 6. I like to choose my own poison. 7. I'm through reinventing myself. I'm on the third incarnation now and it sucks as much as the other two. 8. I have all the friends money can buy. 9. I only trust one man who doesn't return the gesture. 10. I can steal anything, anywhere, any time. Sober or drunk, I'm the best at what I do. ”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“No good deed goes unpunished- Syn”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“You look like you were chewed up by a wolf and shit down the wrong side of the mountain. What's wrong?”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“All right, asshole. You want to wallow, wallow. It’s no sweat off my balls if you crawl inside a bottle and pickle yourself solid. I’ve got other things to think about now. But let me remind you of something a good friend once said to me when I was being eaten alive by feelings I didn’t understand. ‘Even when my marriage was bad, it was good.’ I had no real idea what you meant that night, but now I do and I’m grateful to the gods I can finally believe in that I took a chance on something that almost killed me. The life I have now…no, the woman I have now is worth every rotten moment of my worthless existence that led me to her door, and I would relive it all to have one kiss from her lips. You’re the one who told me that the right woman was a shelter from the storm. (Nykyrian to Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Have you ever heard of the expression, ladies first"
"Yes"
"Well, it's truer in bed than it is anywhere else.”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire



“Yeah, well, if ifs and buts were candy and nuts, then we’d never go hungry. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Good Lord, woman. Didn’t anyone ever tell you that men have a specified word count set aside each day and if I don’t stop talking, my tongue will explode? (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“You have some severe mental problem I need to be aware of, don’t you? (Shahara)
Just because I eat babies for breakfast and pick my teeth with their bones doesn’t mean I’m nuts. (Syn)
Any other weird habits I should be aware of? (Shahara)
Just my need to dance naked in the streets under the light of a full moon. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Trust no one at your back unless you want them to bury a knife in it.’ (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Thank you, Shay. (Syn)
For what? (Shahara)
For looking into the eyes of nothing and seeing a man you could love. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire



“Shut up. Asshole. (Shahara)
I live for your endearments. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“You have a lot of faith in luck, don’t you? (Shahara)
Not at all. She’s a vicious bitch who seldom knocks on my door. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“So how do you know him? (Shahara)
I knocked on his door one day and said, ‘Hi, I’m here to rob you. Hope you don’t mind. Oh, and by the way, will you be my friend?’ (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“So just look mean and don’t make eye contact with anyone. (Syn)
Gee, hon, you take me to the most wonderful places. (Shahara)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“And you take care, too, Shahara. Remember the lies we tell ourselves to survive seldom bring peace to our souls. (Nero)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire



“Save me, Shahara. Save me from the lonely nights that never end. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“You’d trust me that easily? (Shahara)
Hell no. The only thing I trust in life is to get fucked over by everyone around me. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Syn may be too much of a gentleman to hit you, but I’m not. I’m not only ashamed to call you human, I’m completely disgusted that we share the same gender. You want to know the truth? The only filth in this room is you, and you’re the one who doesn’t deserve to breathe our air. Decent’s got nothing to do with birthright. It’s all about actions, and trust me, you’re the lowest form I’ve ever met and I’ve taken in the worst scum imaginable. But I’d rather sit at the table with them than you any day. (Shahara to Mara)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“A blaster against a knife isn’t fair. (a Partini)
No shit…and so goes my incentive to fight fairly. You want fair, play with kids. You wanna come at me, make out a will. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“What now? (Shahara)
I’m thinking. (Syn)
Could you think a little quicker? (Shahara)
You’re not helping. (Syn)
You’re lucky you’re still breathing and not limping. (Shahara)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire



“Just remember you have to bear my choice with the same grace and even tempered temerity I’ve shown with yours. (Shahara)
Good. I get to whine and bitch. Can’t wait. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Hey, boss? (Vik)
Not now, Vik. (Syn)
Dude, listen to the metallic life form. (Vik)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“You can’t die, Vik. You’re a mechbot. (Syn)
They can pull me apart and reprogram me. Trust me, that’s death. Now shush before they find us. Remember – hide, people, hide. (Vik)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“I feel I should warn you, I’m in a really bad mood. (Syn)
You’ll be in a worse mood when we haul you in dead! (a Partini)
‘Syn grimaced in pain at a comment so stupid it didn’t even rate a snotty comeback.’ (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“What am I supposed to do while you’re gone? (Shahara)
Think up ways to kill me while I sleep. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire



“I don’t wanna die, man. They’re not playing. Have you seen how many of them are out there? One just took a shot at me, so unlike you morons, I’m hiding. Hiding is nice. (Vik)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Now, if you don’t mind, I’m going to sit over here with my throbbing feet and bleed in silence until we get to our destination. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Hey, don’t apologize. We all have shit to deal with. I have the same reaction sometimes, too. (Syn)
I find that hard to believe. (Shahara)
It’s true. You ever want to see me really wig out? Hand me a candy bar. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


“Let's play it safe. I’m not in the mood to run right now and I know fighting is suicide. Last thing I want to do is make my enemies happy by dying. (Syn)”
― Sherrilyn Kenyon, quote from Born of Fire


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Sherrilyn Kenyon
Born place: in Ft. Benning, The United States
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