29+ quotes from Pale Demon by Kim Harrison

Quotes from Pale Demon

Kim Harrison ·  439 pages

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“Growing up is hard, love. Otherwise everyone would do it.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Face it, you stupid little cookie maker,” Jenks said, almost sounding fond, “in the last couple of days you’ve seen what it’s like to be in a family, with all the touchy tempers and irritation that goes on. Now you get to see the other side, where we do stupid stuff for each other just because we like you. Rache is the little sister. Ivy’s the big sister. I’m the uncle from out of state, and you’re the rich nephew no one likes but we put up with you anyway because we feel sorry for you. Just let me help, huh? It won’t kill you.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“You need a new hobby, Rachel. Something other than nasty little men with visions of world domination.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Just so you know, I’ve trusted you since camp.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“You think Ivy's a planner? She has nothing on a motivated elf with too much money.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“We were innocent once. How could it have gone so bad?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“I am not going to be the person who completes you,” he said, glancing at me and turning away. “You are one messed-up bitch.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Numb, I took the perfectly browned puff. Okay. Let me see if I have this right. Al provokes me into defending myself. I nearly kill him. Then Newt tries to kill me, thinking I'm Ku'Sox. Al stops her, saving my life. And now we're all going to have s'mores together?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“The car was full of unhappy people heading west. It was the Great American Family Road Trip, all right. Whaaa-hoo!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Now you’re going to get it,” I said, guessing Al was coming when the ones in the back scattered. “You should have been nice.”
With a weird cry, the closest surface demon fell back, but it was too late. A flash of red light exploded overhead, smashing the buildings away as if I were at the center of an atomic explosion. The surface demons scattered like brown leaves, the remnants of their clothes and auras fluttering. It was Al, and he burst into existence in a grand mood, an old-fashioned lantern in his hand and a walking cane at his side.
“Rachel Mariana Morgan!” he shouted enthusiastically, raising the lantern high, and I painfully rose from my crouch, breaking my bubble with a small thought. “I’ve come to save you, love!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“I meant I’m not afraid of love being difficult. If it was easy, then everyone would find it.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“You need to be clever to best him. Are you clever, Rachel?”
Oh God. She wants to know if I’m clever. I glanced at Al, and he stared at me, then shrugged. Licking my lips, I said, “It’s the shiny pot that puts a hole in the sky.”
Al’s mouth dropped open, but Newt thought about it, her expression thoughtful and her fingers finally leaving her knife. “Very true,” she said as she eased back into the cushions.
With a soft click of his teeth, Al’s mouth shut. His eyes were cross, and he seemed peeved that I’d found a way to satisfy her without compromising myself at all.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“The rag he'd used to clean the table went into the fire behind him. "I saw what you are," he said, "and I was ashamed. I saw what you expect from a person, and I'd call you a bitch except you demand it from yourself as well. I saw how you see me," he explained. "It wasn't anything I didn't already know, but it made me wonder at what I lack, what isn't there.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Rachel, Rachel, Rachel,” he said, very still and unmoving. “Always jumping to the wrong conclusion. You’re like a frog, you know.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“I do so like all-encompassing words. Verb, adjective, noun. Yes, you are shitted.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Trent and Ellasbeth did the nasty? Ewwww!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Just let me sleep," she grumbled. "Let me sleep, and I'll sign a paper that you're a fucking angel.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Welcome home, Rachel mariana Morgan, he said, his goat-slitted eyes holding a new, dangerous light. It's a pleasure to finally meet you.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“That’s my girl,” she said, her eyes holding a shared pain as she saw my confusion. “Al, where are you going to put her? Not in your room. She’d pull a line through you and kill you when you hog the blankets. I’ll take the waif in. I promise I’ll bring this one up properly.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Come on, Rachel!" Jenks shrilled. "You're a badass, not a bad witch!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“You just click your heels and think there's no place like being pwned.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Life was going on, and no one but a handful of people cared if I lived or died.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“They tried to kill me,” he said, his brow furrowed as he glared at them. “You saw them!”

“Yeah?” I spouted off. “They weren’t very good at it!”

(Trent and Rachel)”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“(Al to Pierce) “You will make sure that nasty demon Ku’Sox doesn’t kill her,” Al said conversational y. “Understand? You’re angry, but you still like her, yes? Want to have wild demon sex with her even if she ruined your attempt to kill me? Keep her alive, and you might get some. Eh? Eh? You’d like that, mmmm?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Okay, you drive," she said. "I'll sit with m head hanging out of the window like a golden retriever.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“And if he is lying and he double-crosses you, I’ll kill him for you.”

From anyone else, it would have been an idle threat, and I smiled, feeling loved.

(Ivy and Rachel)”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“I have a name,” I grumped, my stomach pinching me harder.

“Yes, but it has no pizzazz. Ra-a-a-a-chel. Rach-e-e-e-eel,” he said, trying it out in different ways. “No one will tremble in terror at that. Oh my God!” he said in a high falsetto. “It’s Rachel! Run! Hide!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Wait until the sun sets tonight, and if we are both here to see it, then my heart will break knowing you are safe and yet not to be mine. If you are gone, then my heart will break knowing that God has taken you home...”
Gordian Pierce”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


“Her tiny hand gripped mine with a surprising warmth, and in a shocking wash of emotion, I felt everything I knew shift. The scent of cinnamon and baby powder hit me, and as my eyes widened, my heart melted, making room for her.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from Pale Demon


About the author

Kim Harrison
Born place: Detroit, The United States
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