Quotes from Rogue

Julie Kagawa ·  444 pages

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“Oh you know, a little burned, a little sore. Nearly died a couple times. The usual.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“Relax, oh paranoid one. I doubt there'll be Talon agents hiding in the potted plants.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“Silly me, here I was thinking we needed big neon signs that said Here We Are, Shoot Us Please on top of the roof.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“A flame that burns twice as bright lasts half as long.”
“You remind me of that flame Firebrand,” Riley murmured. “You burn so hot, and so bright, you set everything around you on fire. Just be careful that the people around you don’t get singed,” he said in a low voice. “Or that you don’t burn too hot, too quickly. The brightest flames are usually the ones that are extinguished first.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“I am in love with a dragon.
Let the Order condemn me, I mused, perhaps my first truly rebellious thought in a lifetime. Let them call me a traitor and hunt me down. For thirteen years, I had followed commands, livid by the rigid code of St. George, become their perfect soldier, only to discover the Order I’d dedicated my life to was wrong. Everything I thought I’d knew was a lie. The only real thing was the girl in my arms.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue



“I don't feel like playing whack-a-mole with a trained sniper right now.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“There was no way I was going to let him die. He was my other half; without him, I felt incomplete. I wasn't sure if this was my dragon talking or me,but I couldn't imagine a world without Riley.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“That's okay. If we are attacked by zombies I don't have to run fast. I just have to run faster than you.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“Oh, is that all?” Riley frowned, gesturing to the broken window. “And how are we supposed to find where this shooter is without taking a hole to the head? I don’t feel like playing whack-a-mole with a trained sniper right now.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“I swallowed, feeling something inside me respond, a rush of warmth spreading through my veins. My own dragon, calling to Riley's, like he was her other half.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue



“The others started forward, and I gave them a sharp look. "Don't move!" I snapped, and thankfully, they froze. "Stay right there, both of you," I insisted, holding out an arm, the universal gesture of let's all calm the fuck down. "Everyone relax.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“Holy shit, Riley." The human lowered his glass with a look of disbelief and horror. "The Order chapterhouse itself? So, what you're telling me is you've gone insane?"
"Very likely," I muttered.
"One of your hatchlings?"
"No." I scrubbed a hand through my hair. "One of them."
He stared at me, then used both hands to point at himself. "Okay, see this face? This is my what-the-hell face. Seriously, Riley. What. The. Hell. You snuck into enemy territory, dropped a figurative wasp down their pants and then brought that mess here, so I have to deal with it? Are you out of your freaking mind? Why would you do such a thing?
"It's...complicated." He continued to give me his what-the-hell expression, and I scowled.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“There are a dozen St. George soldiers hiding in that maze,” my trainer said. “All hunting you. All looking to kill you. Welcone to Phase Two of your training, hatchling.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“There are a dozen St. George soldiers hiding in that maze,” my trainer said. “All hunting you. All looking to kill you. Welcome to Phase Two of your training, hatchling.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“Because if I don't, Ember will go without me and get herself killed! Riley snapped, and finally looked in my direction. Those piercing gold eyes met mine across the room, the shadow of Riley's true form staring at me.I shivered as he held my gaze. Because she doesn't know St. George like I do, he went on. She hasn't seen what they're capable of. She doesn't know what they do to our kind if we're discovered. I do. And I'm not going to let that happen.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue



“Ut onimous sergimous. As one, we rise.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“The hardest thing about waiting to die is being torn between wanting more time and wishing they would just get it over with already.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


“You didn’t have to believe what you were saying; you just had to make others believe that you cared.”
― Julie Kagawa, quote from Rogue


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