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Calamity at Conclave

Daniel Thorman

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Sometimes misery doesn’t love company.”

“There is enough cruelty in the world without adding to it with tales of vengeance.”

“Some days it just doesn’t pay to drag my sorry arse out of bed in the morning.”

“Reading can be fun as well as informative.”

“Of Mermaids: ‘Sure, the preening things are comely enough, but I think any sensible man should prefer his woman be properly bifurcated.”

“No self-respecting dwarf would trust his beard to another man’s hand.”

“Ma would wash my mouth out with soap for an entire week if I ever said half of those words. Maybe two weeks cause I didn’t even understand the other half.”

“I’d always found that humor made a better shield than indifference.”

“It was a tear of joy, but also one of sadness. Joy for her daughter’s freedom, but sadness that she would never see her. I expect the former outweighed the latter, for such was a mother’s love, be she made of flesh or wood. Some things were universal.”

“I noted with wry amusement how quickly she’d latched on to the idea that friends did favors expecting nothing in return. I wondered whether she understood the obligation side of friendship or merely its benefits.”

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