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What in the hell is going on around here?” she yelled. “Could you guys keep it down to aircraft-...
RACHEL CAINE
Yeah, she was hot, all right, but I think she had the hots for you - kept saying how she saw you ove...
RACHEL CAINE
Not bad,” she finally said. “At least you left out the oh-my-God sauce this time.”
“Mad...
RACHEL CAINE
You’re still here. No beer. I’m not corrupting a minor.”
“But you’re a minor,” she ...
RACHEL CAINE
Home," he repeated. "Home is where the heart is. Why don't you leave yours here? I'll take very good...
RACHEL CAINE
Science is a method, not a religion, yet it can be just as close-minded. Open minds here Claire. Alw...
RACHEL CAINE
Girl, it's an umbrella, not a Lamborghini,
RACHEL CAINE
And about Shane, I swear, if he doesn't snap out of it, I'm going to punch him in the face. Well, pu...
RACHEL CAINE
You shouldn't be afraid of me because I'm a vampire. You ought to be scared because you just trash-t...
RACHEL CAINE
Things happen. Things that physics and math and crap that gets measured in a lab can't explain. Peop...
RACHEL CAINE
We're not exactly going to the wilderness, Shane. You don't have to take everything. There are vendi...
RACHEL CAINE
Hell, I can't hit a girl. Here, Claire. You hit her.
RACHEL CAINE
shane:do we have a choice
michael:dont think so
shane:then screw im gitting tired lets go...
RACHEL CAINE
Glad it was you and not me," Shane said, and offered Myrin a hand up. "Any brain damage?"
"Sinc...
RACHEL CAINE
Perv."
He pointed to himself. "Male and eighteen. What's your point?
RACHEL CAINE
Shane - who knows about Shane? Planet Shane is a lovely place a long way from here.
RACHEL CAINE
Michael!” Oliver’s voice came faint through the front door. “Something you should see, my boy!...
RACHEL CAINE
Scoot over, man. I don't like you that much."
"Dick. That's not what you said last night."
RACHEL CAINE
The successful man doesn't use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the succes...
MARK CAINE
There are those who travel and those who are going somewhere. They are different and yet they are th...
MARK CAINE
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which y...
MARK CAINE
I had a good teacher."
"Better not have been Myrnin or I'll have to kick his predatory ass." RACHEL CAINE
If you ask me if I'm okay again, I'm going to smack myself in the face just to punish you.
RACHEL CAINE
Shane looked down at the staked vamp at his feet. 'Claire?'
'Yes?'
'You staked a vampire w...
RACHEL CAINE
What are you going to do? Are you going to live in the dark, locked in here? Afraid to look out, ans...
RACHEL CAINE
Our society is set up so that most women lose their identities when their husbands die.
LYNN CAINE
After my husband died, I felt like one of those spiraled shells washed upon the beach . . . Poke a s...
LYNN CAINE
Claire stretched out against the wall and kissed it. "Glad to see you, too," she whispered, and pres...
RACHEL CAINE
Bite me, Goth princess,” Shane called from the back. “Not literally or anything.”
“Mayb...
RACHEL CAINE
Promise me, Amelie, that you’ll crucify me with silver before you allow me to fall in love.”
RACHEL CAINE
At the very leadt, we can grab Monica and hustle her skanky ass back to her dad wile you brave, stro...
RACHEL CAINE
Afternoons are hard. Mornings are pure evil from the pits of hell, which is why I don't do them anym...
RACHEL CAINE
I am never taking a trip with either of you ever again.' Eve said. 'Ever.'
Excellent' Shane sai...
RACHEL CAINE
Are you in the car that's almost caused three accidents on North Vance?" Hannah asked. "Because I'm ...
RACHEL CAINE
He looked down at himself and laughed softly. ‘‘My dark side dresses better than I do.’’ He ...
RACHEL CAINE
No,” Shane said. “I’m not leaving you two here alone. We stick together.”
“I’m stil...
RACHEL CAINE
Anybody else think that was weird?' Shane asked as they got into the car. Eve sent him an exasperate...
RACHEL CAINE
I don’t see a way in,” Eve whispered.
Why are you whispering?” Myrnin whispered back. “...
RACHEL CAINE
It's been the toughest week of my life, not touching you. Not talking to you. Waiting to see what yo...
RACHEL CAINE
I didn't bring you here," he said. "You think you're Miss Special Destiny of the year?"
"No," I...
RACHEL CAINE
You're dead," I repeated. "So why are you in my dream?"
He raised the bill of his olive drab ba...
RACHEL CAINE
What’s burning?”
“Your brain.
RACHEL CAINE
Claire: So we do nothing?
Michael: We do the best nothing you've ever seen.
RACHEL CAINE
There once was a kindly farmer who found a viper freezing on the ground in the snow. Please help me,...
RACHEL CAINE
And somewhere in heaven, Versace sheds a single, perfect tear.
RACHEL CAINE
Myrnin, who hadn't said much, suddenly reached out and wrapped his arms around her.

She ...
RACHEL CAINE
You humans, always eating. I'll make you soup. You can eat it while you keep working." Myrnin set as...
RACHEL CAINE
Are you armed?" Oliver asked her.
She glanced down at her backpack and instantly, instinctively...
RACHEL CAINE
She's nice when it suits her. That doesn't mean she's nice.
RACHEL CAINE