11+ quotes from The Wandering Fire by Guy Gavriel Kay

Quotes from The Wandering Fire

Guy Gavriel Kay ·  375 pages

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“It was Aileron who saw the light blaze in Arthur's face. The Warrior leaped from his horse down into the road and, at the top of his great voice, cried 'Cavall!'

Bracing his legs, he opened wide his arms and was knocked flying, nonetheless, by the wild leap of the dog. Over and over they rolled, the dog yelping in intoxicated delight, the Warrior mock growling in his chest. . . .
This is' asked Aileron with gentle irony, 'your dog?”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“Unless the perfidious wolves have the temerity to disobey the High King's plans, we should meet Shalhassan's forces by the Latham in mid-wood with the wolves between us. If they aren't,' Diarmuid concluded, 'we blame anyone and everything except the plan.”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“And Shalhassan of Cathal realized in that moment, standing between the fair brother and the dark, that he was not going to lead this war after all.”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“Brightly woven, Diar,' Aileron said. And then dazzled them all with the warmth of his smile.”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“I am afraid to try for more light lest it mean more dark.”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“Battles are won en route, Shalhassan of Cathal though. A worthy thought: he raised his hand in a certain way, and a moment later Razeil galloped up, uneasy on a horse at speed, and the Supreme Lord of Cathal made him write it down.”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“If you so much as start to bow or anything like that, Dave, I'll beat you up. I swear I will.”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“Praise be to the Weaver and all the gods!' said Shalhassan of Cathal. 'Finally she's done something adult!”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“There is always grief. It is joy that is the rarest thing,”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“What broke her in the end was to see that Dari, moving quietly in the snow, was tracing his flower neatly with a thin branch in the growing dark while tears were pouring down his face without surcease.”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


“But when a place has been an island the memory of water lingers, and of water magic, no matter how far away the sea may be, or how long ago it fell away. And”
― Guy Gavriel Kay, quote from The Wandering Fire


About the author

Guy Gavriel Kay
Born place: in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, Canada
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