“Yeah, you're fucked up, baby." He smiled a little and kissed Fen again. "'S part of what I love about you.”
“There was probably something very wrong with the fact that an exchange of death threats made Malick all warm and fuzzy, but there it was.”
“Focus, Fen. You've been using pain for it all your bloody life. How badly do you want him dead?”
“I think that's the most terrifying thing about being... loved--that you can hurt someone so badly just by being what you are.”
“Ah, Joori--couldn't live with him, couldn't chop him up for stew.”
“Yesterday is skin on snake, to be shed many times.”
“Johnny Cash had all of the same talents and problems as Elvis - a poor upbringing in the rural South exposure to gospel music throughout his childhood a penchant for drug abuse...they had the same sort of influencing experiences but Johnny' Cash's problematic relationship was with his father not his mother. If he had had the mommy issues that Elvis had instead of a compelling need to prove himself to his father, he wouldn't have been the badass man in black, the guy in Folsom Prison watching the train roll by. Elvis was a lot of things but even with the karate and the gunplay he was more unstable than badass.”
“Yes, I'm too mad to punish you right now. We'll talk about it when we get home. Go brush your teeth, comb your hair, put on dry clothes, and get the guns. We're going to Wal-Mart.”
“"Nix, I know you're faking the static." She could picture her sister blowing into her fist directly at the receiver. The static abruptly stopped. "Why?"
"It seamed less rude than the alternative."
“But the man who comes back through the Door in the Wall will never be quite the same as the man who went out. He will be wiser but less cocksure, happier but less self-satisfied, humbler in acknowledging his ignorance yet better equipped to understand the relationship of words to things, of systematic reasoning to the unfathomable Mystery which it tries, forever vainly, to comprehend.”
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