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In the Hand of the Goddess

Tamora Pierce

Top 10 Best Quotes

“You didn't kill him. He would have killed you, but you didn't kill him." "So? He was stupid. If I killed everyone who was stupid, I wouldn't have time to sleep.”

“Why do boys say someone acts like a girl as if it were an insult?”

“He was stupid. If I killed everyone who was stupid, I wouldn't have time to sleep.”

“Shouldn't you know what love's like, before you begin renouncin' it" George Cooper”

“Don't die on me," she whispered when the clock struck midnight and he still had not moved. "It's only a little shoulder wound. Goddess, George-don't die on me." His eyes flickered open and he smiled. "I didn't know you cared," he whispered. "And why insult me? I won't die for a wee nick like this; I've had worse in my day." Alanna wiped her wet cheeks. "Of course I care, you unprincipled pickpocket!" she whispered. "Of course I care.”

“Oh! I'm stupid as well as insane.”

“I love you, Jonathan," she whispered. A long arm snaked around her, and he pulled her against his side. "I know," he said. "I just wanted to be sure you knew it, too.”

“Men died as she watched, and they didn't care about what they had fought for.”

“The Chamber is only a room, though a magical one, and you will enter it when the time comes. Duke Roger is only a man, for all he wields sorcery. He can be met and defeated. But you, my daughter - learn to love. You have been given a hard road to walk. Love will ease it. Much depends on you, Alanna of Trebond. Do not fail me!" - The Goddess”

“Myles hugged her tightly, taking care not to bump her wounded arm. “You’re a good lad, Alan of Trebond,” he whispered. “You give an old man hope.” “Nonsense,” Alanna growled, pleased and embarrassed by the unexpected praise. “You aren’t that old. And I’m not that good a lad.”

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Book Keywords:

stereotypes, humor, death, love, humour, jonathan, emotional, war, philosophy, tamora-pierce, alanna, stupidity, amusing

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