Quotes from Cast in Silence

Michelle Sagara ·  464 pages

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“Sanabalis never seemed to eat, and he deflected most of her questions about Dragon cuisine. Then again, he deflected most of her questions about Dragons, period. Which was annoying because he was one, and could in theory be authorative.”
― Michelle Sagara, quote from Cast in Silence


“Stop judging your life only by the failures," he whispered.
"What should I do?" she whispered. "I'm always going to fail."
"We all do," he said softly, his voice closer now. "We all fail. But none of us fail all the time.”
― Michelle Sagara, quote from Cast in Silence


“Manners,[...] are severly underappreciated in my opinion".
"Oh?"
Where practiced well, they remove the probability that someone in my position will be forced to go through the effort of killing someone in yours. Belive that on occasion that much death can become tedious.”
― Michelle Sagara, quote from Cast in Silence


“What would this have been, if it had more power to give?"
"This may come as a surprise to you," he replied dryly, "But I am not an Ancient. Nor am I, human philosophy aside, a living construct."
"Which means you don't know."
"Which means, as you so succinctly put it, I do not know." - Kaylin & Tiamaris”
― Michelle Sagara, quote from Cast in Silence


“There is not a man born among us who dreams—at first—of service, although in the end, many are bent that way.”
― Michelle Sagara, quote from Cast in Silence



“There were always people who struggled their way to the top of the heap, no matter how much that heap looked like garbage when seen from the outside.”
― Michelle Sagara, quote from Cast in Silence


“Which would pretty much end most of the lives that Kaylin cared about, although to be fair, it would probably end the other ones, as well.”
― Michelle Sagara, quote from Cast in Silence


About the author

Michelle Sagara
Born date January 1, 1963
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