Red Rising Saga Quotes

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"My people believe only the dust knows the weight of Golden boots better than Reds and Pinks."

- Aurae
Light Bringer, ch. 4: Darrow: The Sordid Affair, p. 31

"Once more unto the breach, it seems."

- Cassius au Bellona
Light Bringer, ch. 4: Darrow: The Sordid Affair, p. 32

"You know me. I never fight fair if I can help it."

- Darrow O'Lykos
Light Bringer, ch. 4: Darrow: The Sordid Affair, p. 33

"You’re a fool.” She draws her razor and surprises me by pushing it into my hands. “Take Bad Lass. If you die, die with a blade in your hands."

- Thraxa au Telemanus
Light Bringer, ch. 4: Darrow: The Sordid Affair, p. 35

"Mobs may seem strong as the sea, but give me a starShell, and a Moses I will be."

- Rhone ti Flavinius
Light Bringer, ch. 5: Lysander: Games, p. 37

"Rhone is no parade soldier. A veteran’s veteran, he’s fought on thirteen spheres and wears the evidence in the phalera on his chest and the scars on his face. He is no blunt object. A violent intellectual, he was Aja’s favorite Gray, and he is now the clever engine of my growing military machine."

- Lysander au Lune
Light Bringer, ch. 5: Lysander: Games, p. 37

"Better to be impoverished and strong than impoverished and popular"

- Rhone ti Flavinius
Light Bringer, ch. 5: Lysander: Games, p. 37

"without power, everything else is just good intentions."

- Lysander au Lune
Light Bringer, ch. 5: Lysander: Games, p. 39

"I am a Pink. I humor everyone.” She doesn’t sound bitter about it. “We all have our survival mechanisms, Darrow. I am and always have been air. Until now you could afford to be a rock. You didn’t have to change or alter course. Now you are cracking. That is a good thing. If you wish to be repaired…"

- Aurae
Light Bringer, ch. 6: Darrow: Mortal Concerns, p. 49

"It is a master’s nature to want, just as it is a servant’s nature to provide. This does not mean the master does not provide. This does not mean a servant does not want."

- Aurae
Light Bringer, ch. 6: Darrow: Mortal Concerns, p. 49

"Even if I loathe war, my body thrills to its rituals like a drunk hearing the clink of ice into a whiskey tumbler."

- Darrow O'Lykos
Light Bringer, ch. 6: Darrow: Mortal Concerns, p. 50
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"Darrow, Darrow, Darrow. Truly you are divine. For you have answered my prayers. Welcome to the Dockyards of the Minotaur. Welcome to your doom."

- Apollonius au Valii-Rath
Light Bringer, ch. 6: Darrow: Mortal Concerns, p. 55

"What concerns are there but honor? What is there to lose but life?"

- Cicero au Votum
Light Bringer, ch. 7: Lysander: The Ally Idiot, p. 57