28+ quotes from Krampus: The Yule Lord by Brom

Quotes from Krampus: The Yule Lord

Brom ·  357 pages

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“Your dreams are your spirit, your soul and without them your are dead. You must guard your dreams always. Always. Lest someone steal them away from you. I know what it is to have your dreams stolen. I know what it is to be dead. Guard your dreams. Always guard your dreams.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Back, devil! Return thee to Hell!"

The beast rolled its eyes. "I am not a devil, fool. Do you ever wonder why you seek the Devil with such vigor? I shall tell you. Because you cannot face your own wickedness. The truth is there is no Devil making you torture, rape, murder, and sodomize one another, or making you destroy the very land that feeds you. There is only you. So look at yourself, for you are the only devil in this room.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Your dreams are your spirit, your soul, and without them you are dead.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Shit spews from your lips as from the ass of a pig.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Burn? Smite? Punish? Why is your god so intolerant? So jealous? Why must there be only one god? Why is there not room for many?”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“The truth is there is no Devil making you torture, rape, murder, and sodomize one another, or making you destroy the very land that feeds you. There is only you.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Then let us go and be terrible.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“You can never be done with music. No more than you can be done with breathing. The day you quit is the day you die.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“A house built on lies has a weak foundation.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“How will I make a people who do not understand the power of belief believe? And without their belief Mother Earth will wither and Yuletide will fade...and so, too will I...like all the spirits and gods before me.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Krampus reached over and wiggled one of the nails protruding from Jesse's leg.

"Ow, fuck!" Jesse cried. "Watch it. Goddamn, what's wrong with you?"

"You still live."

"Yeah... I still live. Lucky me.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Me, I say too much optimism will get you killed.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“I am fearful most men of this age are like you. They have forgotten what it is to huddle in a hut with the beasts and demons howling outside their door. They no longer have want of a great and terrible spirit to protect them. They have lost their fear of the wild and with it their need to believe. And I cannot blame them, for they now have the power to chase away the shadows with a mere flick of a switch. So I must ask myself, what role can I play in a world where men worship the moving-picture box, where they make and consume potions that eat away their own brains, where they ravage and pillage entire mountains, kill the very earth itself? “Mankind has lost its connection to the land, to the earth, to the beasts and spirits. They gather their food not from the forest and fields, but from plastic bins and ice boxes. Their lives are no longer tied to the cycles of the seasons and the harvest, no longer do they need the Yule Lord to chase away the winter darkness and usher in the light of spring. Man has only himself to fear now . . . he has become his own worst devil.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Just be careful what you say. Don't upset him."

"You mean the Grumpus guy?"

"It's Krampus.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Jesse couldn't picture a more desolate setting to meet his end. He watched the water drops gather and slide down the windshield, remembered how as a child he'd pretend they were eating each other, tried to pretend he was sitting in the back of his daddy's car now heading over to Grandma's for dinner.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Krampus's voice trailed off, he glanced at Jesse. Jesse's head lay on his shoulder, his eyes closed; there came no sign of breath.

"It appears I am talking to myself." Krampus crossed his arms atop his chest and grunted.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“For the world is a hard place and nothing comes without a price.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“You are free. The world is yours. got take it.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“How will I make a people who do not understand the power of belief believe?”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Man has only himself to fear now . . . he has become his own worst devil.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“wanted, a pretty lie, and they believed, because a pretty lie is easier to believe than an ugly truth.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Does mankind truly hate itself? How can one surmount such irreverence?”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Is there not room in your heart for both? They both spread peace, charity, and goodwill.” “Only Jesus can save your soul from eternal damnation.” A smug smile spread across the reverend’s face. “Can Santa Claus do that? Don’t think so.” Santa let out a sigh. “We all serve God in our way.” Then, almost to himself: “Sometimes whether we wish it or not.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Spain?” Jesse said and glanced about at the others, but they looked equally perplexed. “Spain?” “Yes, to Baldr’s castle. Where did you think he lived? The North Pole?”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Santa Claus ran his finger across the rough parchment, lightly tracing the inscription below. “Charity unto others brings its own reward,” he whispered.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Krampus found me, forced me into servitude—me, the son of Odin, a slave to a low-cast demon. I did not care, did not feel. Hollow of heart and soul, I came to believe this to be my fate, my penance, that I had been spared to bear torment not just for my own vanity and arrogance, but for that of all my forebears.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“She laughed and said not to confuse pride with nobleness.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


“Something’s just not right,” he said, shaking his head, “not by a long shot.”
― Brom, quote from Krampus: The Yule Lord


About the author

Brom
Born place: in Albany, Georgia, The United States
Born date March 3, 1965
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