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Grave Mercy

Robin LaFevers

Top 10 Best Quotes

“I comfort myself with the knowledge that if Duval ever feels smothered by me, it will be because I am holding a pillow over his face.”

“One heart cannot serve two masters.”

“Good intentions are only lies the weak tell themselves.”

“It is this kindness of his that unsettles me most. I can dodge a blow or block a knife. I am impervious to poison and know a dozen ways to escape a chokehold or garrote wire. But kindness? I do not know how to defend against that.”

“People hear and see what they expect to hear and see.”

“The body on the ground is nothing more than a shell, a husk, and I am filled with a sense of peace. Yes, I think. Yes. This is what I want to be. An instrument of mercy, not vengeance.”

“He barks out a laugh. "My little rebel.”

“It is all we have left to us. And while it is more than I ever dared dream, it is nowhere near enough.”

“You would throw away all that we have given you for a man’s love?” “Not a man’s love,” I say softly. “But Duval’s. And I would find a way to serve both my god and my heart. Surely He does not give us hearts so we may spend our lives ignoring them.”

“Perhaps that is because you mistake death for justice, and they are not the same thing at all.”

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