“Don’t you just hate nights like that, when you think over every mistake you’ve made, every hurt you’ve received, every bit of meanness you’ve dealt out? There’s no profit in it, no point to it, and you need sleep.”
“Finally, a human man saw me as intensely valuable. Just my luck he was happily married and thought I was a freak.”
“The vampire is not a bad man, and he loves you”
“When I thought of the ferocity and strength of the fairy race, and the fact that it took all I had to open the damn blister pack and extricate the water pistols, my chosen method of defense seemed ludicrous. I'd be armed with a plastic water pistol and a trowel.”
“If I was getting harder, it was in response to the world around me.”
“Darling you can nail my ass anytime - Eric Northman”
“I realized that I was really tired of people popping on and off of my property like it was a train station on the supernatural railroad.”
“I dipped into his brain. He wasn't happy that I wasn't wearing a bra, because my boobs distracted him. He was thinking I was a bit too curvy for his taste. He was thinking he'd better not think about me that way anymore. He was missing his wife.”
“I'll show up at every classroom open house and teacher conference,' she said, now in a voice that was almost frightening in its intensity. 'I'll bake brownies. My child will have new clothes. Her shoes will fit. She'll get her shots, and she'll get her braces. We'll start a college fund next week. I'll tell her I love her every damn day.'
If that wasn't a great plan for being a good mother, I couldn't imagine what a better one could be.”
“And you are mine, and you will be mine. They
will not get you. - Eric from Dead and Gone”
“Once again, I had that feeling of drowning when I hadn’t even known I was in the pool”
“He picked some unwise words. Saying, “I’ll enjoy killing you for my lord”, is just not the way to make my acquaintance.”
“You catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar.”
“As I watched Bill, waiting with apparent calm for death to come to him, I had a flash of him as I'd known him: the first vampire I'd ever met, the first man I'd ever gone to bed with, the first suitor I'd ever loved. Everything that followed had tainted those memories, but for one moment I saw him clearly, and I loved him again.”
“I'M SCARED I'LL SHOOT MY NEIGHBOR BY ACCIDENT IF I SEE HIM TROTTING DOWN THE ROAD, SAID A FARMER IN KANSAS, WHAT IF HE GETS AFTER MY CHICKENS?”
“I added to my mental list of the odd things I'd done that day. I'd entertained the police, sunbathed, visited at a mall with some fairies, weeded and killed someone. Now it was powdered-corpse removal time. And the day wasn't over yet.”
“Sookie: "Eric, when I'm back to being myself, I'm going to nail your ass for putting me in this position of being pledged to you." Eric: Darling, you can nail my ass anytime," he said charmingly, and turned to go back to his table. Pam rolled her eyes. "You two," she said. "Hey this isn't any of my doing," I said, which wasn't entirely true. But it was a good exit line, and I took advantage of it to leave the bar.”
“Sookie: "Eric, when I'm back to being myself, I'm going to nail your ass for putting me in this position of being pledged to you."
Eric: "Darling, you can nail my ass anytime," he said charmingly, and turned to go back to his table.
Pam rolled her eyes. "You two," she said.”
“Then was ashamed of myself. I should be happy for what I'd been given. I hoped God hadn't noticed my lapse in appreciation.”
“What had set the fae world off? I`d never seen one. Now you couldn`t throw a trowel without hitting a fairy.”
“The fundamentalists were equally stymied. “We were worried about Adam and Steve,” a Baptist minister said. “Should we have been more worried about Rover and Fluffy?”
“It was hard to have a good crisis when real life kept asking to be lived.”
“He didn’t exactly look kind, but he looked less detached. “He was your enemy, and now he is dead,” he said. “This is cause for rejoicing.” “Not exactly,” I said. I didn’t know how to explain. “You’re a Christian,” he said, as if he’d discovered I was a hermaphrodite or a fruitarian. “I’m a real bad one,” I said hurriedly. His lips compressed, and I could see he was trying hard not to laugh.”
“I got up the next day at noon, feeling as relaxed as a cat in a pool of sunshine,”
“You want to own your own life,” Eric said. “As much as anyone can.” “Just when I think you’re very simple, you say something complex,” Eric said. “Are you complaining?” I tried to smile, failed. “No.”
“I started to say that couldn’t happen, that the people I knew wouldn’t turn on their friends and neighbors because of an accident of birth. But in the end, I didn’t say that, because I wondered if it was the truth.”
“Then my great-grandfather was gone before I could ask him which vampire he meant.”
“This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. The publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content.”
“Things are not more or less perfect, according as they delight or offend human senses, or according as they are serviceable or repugnant to mankind.”
“Are you too destitute to buy shoes Miss Winters?"
"What makes you ask?"
"I know the Indians are accustomed to wearing such footgear, but I've never seen respectable white women do so. They prefer shoes. From the rear I might have taken you for a squaw."
"Nobody asked you to look at my rear.”
“For a thousand years,
and then a thousand more…I will love you.”
“Nobody gets praised for the right reasons.”
“Point is, maybe some people wouldn't want to be around me all day, but there are people out there who would. And they're smart and funny. And they like some of the same things I like and hate some of the things I hate, but they also introduce me to all kinds of new things. That's as close to 'meant to be' as I can imagine.”
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