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Lia Habel Sayings: Michael gave her the five-sentence rundown. "A fluid-borne disease made the dead come back to Michael gave her the five-sentence rundown. "A fluid-borne disease made the dead come back to life. They like to attack the living. There are hundreds of them out there. The only way to kill them is to get them in the head with a weapon. There's a good chance we're all going to die."
Vespertine was quiet for a moment before saying, with her usual coolness, "That will be engraved on a plaque someday, sir.I vote you Poet Laureate of the Undebuted Set.
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Lia Habel Sayings: It was five minutes of screaming, slamming myself against the door, and stamping my feet-and It was five minutes of screaming, slamming myself against the door, and stamping my feet-and a minute of contemplating the cold, horrible idea that I might have to leave the room to find anyone, and maybe this had been their plan all along, and Oh God, Oh God-before I heard Dr. Elpinoy's nervous voice.
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Lia Habel Sayings: If anyone should talk to her," Renfield piped up, "it should be me. We're the If anyone should talk to her," Renfield piped up, "it should be me. We're the most compatible, culturewise. I'm sure that on top of feeling as if she's been thrust into one of the many levels of Hades, with all of its attendant demons, she feels like a lady wandering, lost, amongst the mannerless cads of the slums."
We were all silent for a moment before Tom asked, "You do realize that we're sitting right here, right?"
"Oh, I am horribly aware of this fact."
"Just checking.
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Lia Habel Sayings: Boy, I am going to feed you to the infected myself, Michael growled. I think Boy, I am going to feed you to the infected myself, Michael growled. I think he almost made my brother cry. Good.
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Lia Habel Sayings: We adhere to the principle 'what they don't know won't hurt them. We adhere to the principle 'what they don't know won't hurt them.
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Lia Habel Sayings: I know I won't be there for every part of your life, but I'd like I know I won't be there for every part of your life, but I'd like you to be there for every part of mine. I do.
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Lia Habel Sayings: I ran this through my "girl talk" translator and said, "I could eat him, if I ran this through my "girl talk" translator and said, "I could eat him, if either of you'd like. Seems like it might be the easiest thing to do."
-Bram to Nora & Pamela
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Lia Habel Sayings: Ready to meet my best friend, then?"I clipped my vest together in front and smiled Ready to meet my best friend, then?"
I clipped my vest together in front and smiled tightly. "Should I bring a bottle of wine? Any taboo topics? Politics, life after death?"
"Yeah, just stay away from that one entirely.
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Lia Habel Sayings: Miss Dearly, please understand! You're in danger! I'm here to help you..your father would want Miss Dearly, please understand! You're in danger! I'm here to help you..your father would want me to help you!"
This was such a ridiculous statement that I unthinkingly ceased my efforts to free myself,if only for a second.
"My father is dead! Unless you've come from the hereafter,I'm pretty sure you've no idea what he wants!
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Lia Habel Sayings: I decided that my initial survival strategy would involve declaring my complete ignorance of what I decided that my initial survival strategy would involve declaring my complete ignorance of what was going on. This would not,naturally, be terribly hard to do.
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Lia Habel Sayings: I'm her boyfriend. She really only have to listen to what I say."She moved closer I'm her boyfriend. She really only have to listen to what I say."
She moved closer to him. "I am gonna kill you today, Tom. I can smell it on the air."
"Really?" he asked. "I would've thought the cigs'd taken care of your sense of smell by now.
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Lia Habel Sayings: At the end Nora swayed in my arms to something slow and very old, after At the end Nora swayed in my arms to something slow and very old, after being convinced that, yes, this is how we slow-dance behind Punk lines, and no, I'm not telling you that just so I can hold you.
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Lia Habel Sayings: Once more Isambard looked completely terrified. Twice in one night! This was going to be Once more Isambard looked completely terrified. Twice in one night! This was going to be a diary entry for the ages.
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Lia Habel Sayings: Nora, I just don't want you to become so obsessed with the present that you Nora, I just don't want you to become so obsessed with the present that you can't see the future.
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Lia Habel Sayings: Those were the most tortuous two months of my short and uninteresting life. Those were the most tortuous two months of my short and uninteresting life.
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Lia Habel Sayings: It's not like I enjoy introducing myself as a creature from beyond the grave. It's not like I enjoy introducing myself as a creature from beyond the grave.
Lia Habel Sayings: Pamela clearly saw how torn I was. Her eyes broadcast and somehow amplified every argument Pamela clearly saw how torn I was. Her eyes broadcast and somehow amplified every argument her mouth could have made if she let it. It worked. "Do you want me to stay here, too?" I asked her, feeling my shoulders rising. Pam nodded, guilt creasing her features. "Yes," she said. She might have felt guilty, but she sounded relieved. "Stay here with me.
Lia Habel Sayings: Did you really ever think of me when you were kidnapped? Because I look at Did you really ever think of me when you were kidnapped? Because I look at all the things you went through, and my first instinct is to shield you from my problems - but sometimes you act like nothing happened to you at all.
Lia Habel Sayings: I hope there are zombie sharks in there and they bite you and you die! I hope there are zombie sharks in there and they bite you and you die!
Lia Habel Sayings: I was a moron-a complete moron. A loser of the highest caliber. I was a moron-a complete moron. A loser of the highest caliber.
Lia Habel Sayings: I'd never had the chance to experiment before, but it seemed that irrational screaming was I'd never had the chance to experiment before, but it seemed that irrational screaming was enough to make most people scram. Whodathunk?
Lia Habel Sayings: You get the back of a truck or a blind date with a bullet. You get the back of a truck or a blind date with a bullet.
Lia Habel Sayings: Miss Dearly: I'll be outside, if you don't want to open the door. But when Miss Dearly: I'll be outside, if you don't want to open the door. But when you're ready, I'd like to play a game with you. Ask me any question you like, and I'll answer truthfully. If the answer makes you feel a little safer, reward me by undoing one of the locks. I play to get my room back, you play for the confidence to be able to leave it.
Oh, by the way: Could you wind my alarm clock?
-Captain Abraham Griswold
Lia Habel Sayings: All of our lives suck right now, okay? You might think yours is an extra All of our lives suck right now, okay? You might think yours is an extra special sparkly rainbow unicorn fart type of suck, but it's not. Just get on with it!
Lia Habel Sayings: Vespertine Mink? Is that you?"The girl on the roof opposite lowered her lanterns and called Vespertine Mink? Is that you?"
The girl on the roof opposite lowered her lanterns and called back, "Pamela Roe?"
"Yeah, let's both let that sink in for a minute, it's a doozy!
Lia Habel Sayings: Well, Dr. Elpinoy will never admit it, but he suffers from performance anxiety-""Oh, shut up, Well, Dr. Elpinoy will never admit it, but he suffers from performance anxiety-"
"Oh, shut up, you old cad," Elpinoy said, finally uncrossing his arms.
Lia Habel Sayings: I wondered if there was a crazy person's license you had to apply for, some I wondered if there was a crazy person's license you had to apply for, some seminar you had to attend, or if you could just walk out of the house one day and get started.
Lia Habel Sayings: I was surprised by the growl that wanted to well up in my throat ... I was surprised by the growl that wanted to well up in my throat ... I told myself it was stress, not my illness's way of saying, Get your own take-out.
Lia Habel Sayings: Dead folks use plastic! When in doubt, throw it out! Please use the bathroom appointed Dead folks use plastic! When in doubt, throw it out! Please use the bathroom appointed for your gender and mortality!
Lia Habel Sayings: I let her ask the questions. Predictably, the main questions she had were 'What?' and I let her ask the questions. Predictably, the main questions she had were 'What?' and 'Am I going to be on the menu?' Oh, and 'What?
Lia Habel Sayings: What makes us the strongest tribe on the continent is the fact that a group What makes us the strongest tribe on the continent is the fact that a group that opposes these values
a group that would have mankind remain in the new dark ages
is permitted to grow, permitted to exist ... and, after it becomes a violent terrorist organization, is allowed to live on it own lands, taken out of the lands of those it has attacked and continues to attack!" He had to stop speaking then
the applause was louder than even his amplified voice. "They expect that fear will drive us to become like them ... closed-minded, blind, angry. Our society will remain open and free so long as I am standing upright," he continued, once the applause died down.
Lia Habel Sayings: You're about the stupidest thing on two legs. You're about the stupidest thing on two legs.
Lia Habel Sayings: I felt like crawling off and finding a way to kick myself in the rear. I felt like crawling off and finding a way to kick myself in the rear. One twist of the leg, might not be too hard.
Lia Habel Sayings: She tried to compose herself then, with several deep breaths. I gave her as long She tried to compose herself then, with several deep breaths. I gave her as long as she needed, all the while mentally designing my tombstone. R.I.P, Captain Abraham R. Griswold. He was completely useless and made girls cry.
Lia Habel Sayings: You act like they're especially unholy or something.Are you trying to tell me that in You act like they're especially unholy or something.Are you trying to tell me that in the final showdown between evil and good, the weapons of choice will be guns and..cats?
Lia Habel Sayings: Besides that, she's a fine young lady.""I'll be sure to remind her of that next Besides that, she's a fine young lady."
"I'll be sure to remind her of that next time she starts yelling at us.
Lia Habel Sayings: You killed me! That's not something you can ever apologize for!""Well,then,I'm not sorry.""You son of You killed me! That's not something you can ever apologize for!"
"Well,then,I'm not sorry."
"You son of a-"
"Hey, you leave her out of this.
Lia Habel Sayings: I really sucked at this whole "I am very attracted to you and would like I really sucked at this whole "I am very attracted to you and would like to demonstrate this to you via attention and creative uses of my disposable income" thing.
Lia Habel Sayings: I took a moment to savor the sensation of impending disastor before telling it to I took a moment to savor the sensation of impending disastor before telling it to get lost.
"Things are pretty messed up right about now," I began. "What started as a weird phenomenon, something rare, is quickly building into what we might affectionately call 'the Apocalypse.
Lia Habel Sayings: Pam," Issy attempted, voice high with fear. "I can tell you, from this side of Pam," Issy attempted, voice high with fear. "I can tell you, from this side of the fence..you really need to calm down."
"I will shoot you in the face if you say one more word to me," I fumed.
"So noted."
"I am so glad that I am an only child," Coalhouse remarked quietly.
Lia Habel Sayings: Chalk one up to ingenuity. Chalk one up to ingenuity.
Lia Habel Sayings: I had my father again.I had Bram back. We were a newly fashioned crew of I had my father again.I had Bram back. We were a newly fashioned crew of soldiers and inventors and cheeky teenagers, armed with an airship and plenty or guns. We could, in theory, pack it all in if we wanted to, and strike out for part unknown. Colonize some little forgotten island, somewhere, and continue our adventures. Live generously; die gloriously.
Lia Habel Sayings: Care to apologize to the lady scumbag?" Bram asked angrily."Shut up, deadmeat. Turn on the Care to apologize to the lady scumbag?" Bram asked angrily.
"Shut up, deadmeat. Turn on the screen
Lia Habel Sayings: What about mold," Tom reminded her. "Fuzziness on a girl is never attractive. What about mold," Tom reminded her. "Fuzziness on a girl is never attractive.
Lia Habel Sayings: On the last page he'd written simply, She's so beautiful. On the last page he'd written simply, She's so beautiful.
Lia Habel Sayings: I could wear color again now. I could dance again, sit in the front row I could wear color again now. I could dance again, sit in the front row of church again, visit friends again, all with the approval of Those Who Supposedly Knew Better.
Lia Habel Sayings: You think so,hmm? It's on, then. Verbal pistols at dawn. You think so,hmm? It's on, then. Verbal pistols at dawn.
Lia Habel Sayings: Anyway, the sickness kick-starts the brain, reanimates the body after death. I could go into Anyway, the sickness kick-starts the brain, reanimates the body after death. I could go into more detail,but you know, we have these great visual aids out here, which would really help me out ... "
"Nice try."
I heard him chuckle. I willed myself not to like the sound.
And I undid one of the locks.
Lia Habel Sayings: Why didn't you go with your parents?" I shouted at Michael."Because I knew they were Why didn't you go with your parents?" I shouted at Michael.
"Because I knew they were all right!" he shouted back, fixing his eyes on me. "I wasn't so sure about you! I couldn't call on you after your arrest. All I could do was vouch for you."
I blinked. "You vouched for me?" New Victorians charged with crimes could get out of paying bail or remaining imprisoned if they had someone powerful and aristocratic enough to speak on their behalf.
"Yes! Didn't you parents tell you? I met them at the courthouse the day your counsel summoned them."
I shook my head, and committed a note to memory: If parents survive, kill them.
Lia Habel Sayings: You're ... very resilient, for someone who's dead." Her voice was a little steadier."And I You're ... very resilient, for someone who's dead." Her voice was a little steadier.
"And I think you're far stronger than any of us were prepared to give you credit for." I kept shooting my mouth off like an idiot, telling her things I'd been ordered not to, and she kept going with it. I was impressed, honestly.
Lia Habel Sayings: I want to go home," she whispered to me. "Forget that last speech, I want I want to go home," she whispered to me. "Forget that last speech, I want to go home.
Lia Habel Sayings: No. No more surprises. No more secrets. Or so help me, I will rip off No. No more surprises. No more secrets. Or so help me, I will rip off your own leg and beat you with it.
Lia Habel Sayings: Trying, trying, always trying. Trying was my life. I was guaranteed nothing. Trying, trying, always trying. Trying was my life. I was guaranteed nothing.
Lia Habel Sayings: Griswold!" a voice bellowed."We'll talk about this later," he said, then climbed to his feet Griswold!" a voice bellowed.
"We'll talk about this later," he said, then climbed to his feet and stood at attention. "Sir!"
I turned around, only to be confronted with the largest man I had ever seen in my life.
The end was nigh.
Lia Habel Sayings: That would have been the end of it, book Z in the series, nothing left That would have been the end of it, book Z in the series, nothing left to do but mourn, or curse her into the afterlife.
Lia Habel Sayings: We were all quiet for a few moments before I broke the silence by saying, We were all quiet for a few moments before I broke the silence by saying, in my best upper-crust-girls'-school voice, "I am sure that all of you are really just suffering from some horrible disease, and that I should feel nothing but pity for you. If you let me go, I will organize a charity function that you will not believe. It will be, as our ancestors used to say, 'epic.'"
There was some furious whispering before Bram responded with, "Ah, thank you, Miss, but we're already dead."
I bit my lip. I was starting to crumble.
Lia Habel Sayings: If I never see you again, I shall die happy. If I never see you again, I shall die happy.
Lia Habel Sayings: I was going to have to kill him. It was a crying shame, but I I was going to have to kill him. It was a crying shame, but I was going to have to. It was a matter of principle.
Lia Habel Sayings: Probably the easiest way to explain [the situation] is to simply say that your proteins Probably the easiest way to explain [the situation] is to simply say that your proteins refuse to bend [to the zombie protein's command].
'My mother was right,' Nora muttered. 'Even my genes are stubborn.
Lia Habel Sayings: Now, feel free to call me what I am-call me a corpse, call me dead, Now, feel free to call me what I am-call me a corpse, call me dead, call me a killer if you want. I've killed people in battle, I'll admit. But don't call me what I'm not. I am not a freak, and I am not a cannibal, and-
I would have adeed, I'm not a monster, if it hadn't at that moment hit me that I was going all self-righteous on a girl whose world I had just turned upside down.
Smooth, Bram. When will you learn to shut up?
Lia Habel Sayings: She nodded and reached out to take my hand again. I turned to look at She nodded and reached out to take my hand again. I turned to look at her fully, I didnt want to say it, but I felt I should. I'd never had a chance to say it to my sisters, to my mother and I'd always regretted it. "Just in case", I said, leaning down. For once the Laz remained respectful. It didn't want her. I wanted her. Knitting my fingers into her curls, I kissed her forehead. I limited myself to one word this time. "Goodbye.
Lia Habel Sayings: I was jealous of [Nora] at first, because she had prettier dresses and the naturally I was jealous of [Nora] at first, because she had prettier dresses and the naturally curly hair that had been my ultimate worldly desire at that age. In fact, when our mothers initially introduced us, i had chosen to greet her by yanking on a fistful of her hair to see if it was real. Her response was to deck me in the nose.
It had been love at first fight.
Lia Habel Sayings: We just had to keep going and hope that whoever was in charge up top We just had to keep going and hope that whoever was in charge up top got his act together or started receiving pro-zombie messages from a higher power-living or divine.It really didn't matter at this point.
Lia Habel Sayings: Seriously, why do you read that crap?" asked the girl.Book Boy snapped his volume shut Seriously, why do you read that crap?" asked the girl.
Book Boy snapped his volume shut and removed his glasses from his nose. "I speak the truth! In all of these books the girls are throwing themselves at the romantic heroes- romantic heroes who are dead, ho drink human blood. Be of good cheer, my brothers, for I tell you there is hope!"
One of the other guys, a large black chap, rolled his lone eye. "Okay, you're cut off. Someone get him a cookbook or something."
"Or, you know, some fair damsel to seduce," the girl said, looking up from her reflection.
Lia Habel Sayings: As he puts it, he was reborn in a coal chute, so he can't look As he puts it, he was reborn in a coal chute, so he can't look down on anyone now.
Lia Habel Sayings: Issy, nobody invited you along. You don't get a vote. Mostly becuae you're an idiot.""A Issy, nobody invited you along. You don't get a vote. Mostly becuae you're an idiot."
"A total idiot," he said. "Look, right now I am completely in agreement with you. I am an idiot of legendary proportions. But I'm an idiot who wants to live, thank you. Besides, you told Nora we'd wait right here! What if he can't find us?"
"The idiot has a point," Michael allowed.
Lia Habel Sayings: First,' Dad said, giving me a stern look, 'Captain Griswold and you [Nora] and i First,' Dad said, giving me a stern look, 'Captain Griswold and you [Nora] and i must have a little chat.'
I batted my eyelashes at him, even as my cheeks heated. Chas choked, and scrawled out, You stil ow me detales! Detales!!!
Lia Habel Sayings: What might not be there are the chances you have right now. If you can What might not be there are the chances you have right now. If you can hold on another hour, another day - if you can live one more good, honorable minute - those are the victories. And they open up the whole world.
Lia Habel Sayings: Stop it!" Chas shrieked, stomping her foot. "I will not have my boyfriend fighting if Stop it!" Chas shrieked, stomping her foot. "I will not have my boyfriend fighting if it's not over me! Stop it!"
"Let's say it's over you!" Tom grunted as he and Coalhouse wrestled with one another. "If he thinks he's gonna finally get a girl, he might grow balls enough to beat me!
Lia Habel Sayings: Oh, goody," Chas whispered. "I hate going to the doctor. I'd rather be back underground Oh, goody," Chas whispered. "I hate going to the doctor. I'd rather be back underground in the water playing Ophelia.
Lia Habel Sayings: Keep this in mind, though: one false move and the teddy gets it! Keep this in mind, though: one false move and the teddy gets it!
Lia Habel Sayings: You're a zombie. If you're not missing body parts, you're doing it wrong! You're a zombie. If you're not missing body parts, you're doing it wrong!
Lia Habel Sayings: Later that evening, back at the airship, I cut a hole in a ribbon Beryl Later that evening, back at the airship, I cut a hole in a ribbon Beryl had given me and attached the cuff link, before tying it around my neck.
Symbols are powerful.
When he saw this, my father finally decided to ask after the extent of my loss. "I feel," he said, glancing across the rain-speckled deck of the ship, "like I have lost a on." His hand was trembling, a it always had whenever he admitted to great emotion. "I take it that you'd grown fond of him as well? He was such a noble young man."
"Something like that," I confessed brokenly/
Lia Habel Sayings: Something that chemistry supplies are very good for." When he gave me an odd look, Something that chemistry supplies are very good for." When he gave me an odd look, I unwrapped a Bunsen burner and twirled it in the light. "Making bombs.
Lia Habel Sayings: Tell him what I told the others-that I'm happy to have you watch me, and Tell him what I told the others-that I'm happy to have you watch me, and serve as my assistant, but only on my terms. Or,if you're feeling lucky ... you can tell him that Dearly said he can go to hell.
Lia Habel Sayings: Far more powerful than religion, far more powerful than money, or even land or violence, Far more powerful than religion, far more powerful than money, or even land or violence, are symbols. Symbols are stories. Symbols are pictures, or items, or ideas that represent something else. Human beings attach such meaning and importance to symbols that they can inspire hope, stand in for gods, or convince someone that he or she is dying. These symbols are everywhere around you.
Lia Habel Sayings: If you go off on her, you'd better record it, you know. Video, not just If you go off on her, you'd better record it, you know. Video, not just audio. Or it didn't happen as far as I'm concerned.
Lia Habel Sayings: See, they say it's 'survival of the fittest', but you and I really know that See, they say it's 'survival of the fittest', but you and I really know that it's 'survival of the most heavily armed
Lia Habel Sayings: Now. Bram, you are a good friend and an uptanding young man, but I'm afraid Now. Bram, you are a good friend and an uptanding young man, but I'm afraid that tradition dictates I now attempt to scare you within an inch of your unlife."
"Understood," Bram said, taking his arm back as I got myself under control.
My father is a gentle-looking man. Thus, why I started laughing again as he attempted to look stern. "What are your intentions concerning my daughter?"
Bram cast a look my way, laughing himself, before clearing his throat and doing his best to look scared. "Why, to care for and protect her until I rot away, sir.
Lia Habel Sayings: I'm here for every bit of your life. The bad parts, the scary parts. And I'm here for every bit of your life. The bad parts, the scary parts. And I vow to do all you ask of me that is fair ... even at the end." I knew I didn't have to elaborate; I could see that he'd gotten it, and that it moved him. "I do.
Lia Habel Sayings: I stepped free of Isambard and shoved Michael in the chest. I caught him off I stepped free of Isambard and shoved Michael in the chest. I caught him off guard. He tumbled to the dock, and rolled into the water with a splash.
"I hope there are zombie sharks in there and they bite you and you die!" I screamed.
Lia Habel Sayings: I was terribly, painfully present in the world, and so far removed from it. I was terribly, painfully present in the world, and so far removed from it.
Lia Habel Sayings: So, could there be a cure?' Nora looked at me out of the corner of So, could there be a cure?' Nora looked at me out of the corner of her eye. I found myself looking at the floor. I knew the answer to that one.
'No,' Beryl said. 'Prions essentially cannot be destroyed. We've tried antibiotics, antiretrovirals, acid ... '
'Freezing flesh, burning it ... ' Samedi ticked off.
'Autoclaving works some of the time, but not enough to be thoroughly trusted. Um ... industrial cleaners of all kinds ... '
'Your mother's cooking ...
Lia Habel Sayings: Never again would I let that foul woman trick me into a carriage. Never again would I let that foul woman trick me into a carriage.
Lia Habel Sayings: Real ladies can give orders, Real gentlemen can take them, and Real zombies don't eat Real ladies can give orders, Real gentlemen can take them, and Real zombies don't eat brains.
Lia Habel Sayings: I killed one! I stabbed it in the head with a parasol."Even Nora couldn't find I killed one! I stabbed it in the head with a parasol."
Even Nora couldn't find words for this revelation. Renfield was the first to comment. "I can't tell if that's the most inspiring thing I've ever heard of the most horrifying.
Lia Habel Sayings: Seriously,let me talk to her when she wakes up. Girl-to-girl.""No offense, Chas, but you'd scare Seriously,let me talk to her when she wakes up. Girl-to-girl."
"No offense, Chas, but you'd scare the crap out of her."
"Want to say that to my face, Coalhouse?"
"What's left of it.
Lia Habel Sayings: I love you, Nora. I will think you beautiful when I have no eyes left I love you, Nora. I will think you beautiful when I have no eyes left to see. I will remember your voice when my ears go. You can't hold on to me forever, but I will hold on to you until I am nothing but dirt.
Lia Habel Sayings: The doc watched her go, and then said, very softly, "don't let it happen.""Sorry?"Samedi yanked The doc watched her go, and then said, very softly, "don't let it happen."
"Sorry?"
Samedi yanked his head back on, and once it was in place, looked at me very seriously. "Just ... don't let it happen."
He shuffled off into the other lab then, leaving me to stew in his words.
Lia Habel Sayings: You have got to be kidding. Where'd they find it?""I like to think it was You have got to be kidding. Where'd they find it?"
"I like to think it was Santa finally coming through on years of passionate but ignored childhood letters.
Lia Habel Sayings: In a seperate cloth pouch I found little bottles of shampoo and soap and a In a seperate cloth pouch I found little bottles of shampoo and soap and a toothbrush and the like,as well as a tiny brown glass vial of perfumed oil. It smelled of violets and chocolate.
Yeah,like I needed the zombies to find me any more delicious.That'd be like a cow wearing eau de gravy.
Lia Habel Sayings: You know he's full of crap, right?" Chas spoke up."Grade A, gourmet crap," Coalhouse agreed. You know he's full of crap, right?" Chas spoke up.
"Grade A, gourmet crap," Coalhouse agreed.
Lia Habel Sayings: I want him to explain a few things to me, before I beat the prion-whatevers I want him to explain a few things to me, before I beat the prion-whatevers out of him.
Lia Habel Sayings: Parasols with miniature electric gas lamps atop them were all the rage. Hers had a Parasols with miniature electric gas lamps atop them were all the rage. Hers had a pink light in it, which meant she belonged to a family that allowed its children to follow the quaint old practice of dating. White indicated that a girl's family would arrange a courtship for her, and blue identified a married woman. Green stood for a woman who wasn't keen on men at all, but whose head could be turned by the sight of a pretty skirt.
Lia Habel Sayings: The fact that she made this beeline for me both warmed my soul and made The fact that she made this beeline for me both warmed my soul and made me want to turn around, walk out the door, and find a cliff to fling myself off of.
Lia Habel Sayings: I held up a book, one Renfield had grabbed from my bedside table in his I held up a book, one Renfield had grabbed from my bedside table in his haste to pack for me. I'd found it in the bottom of my valise, one of the first things he threw in. Underwear and books - the fellow clearly had his priorities straight.
Lia Habel Sayings: If you're going to need me, even if it's just to yell at, I'm going If you're going to need me, even if it's just to yell at, I'm going to stay right here."
"No, I want to take a shower. I'm not about to if you stay out there."
"Excuse me, but-huh? Then there will be two doors between you and me."
Some of the blood stayed in my cheeks as I found myself spluttering, "But you'll know I'm taking a shower!"
"You just told me you were going to!
Lia Habel Sayings: Nora was the only thing that made sense. She was the only unchanging thing in Nora was the only thing that made sense. She was the only unchanging thing in my universe. She was my lodestar. No matter which way my emotions and circumstances and the impulses of my dead, dying, trying body pulled me, no matter how many mistakes I made, she was always true north. Sometimes I'd side with the dead, sometimes with the living, but always with her.
Lia Habel Sayings: As a youth I got my jollies by confronting my professors with facts that ran As a youth I got my jollies by confronting my professors with facts that ran completely contrary to what they were trying to ram into our thick skulls. His expressions of bafflement and anger had never failed to amuse me.
Lia Habel Sayings: The girl was a walking garden. Flowers and vines had sprouted from within her very The girl was a walking garden. Flowers and vines had sprouted from within her very flesh, and were looped through hundreds of buttonholes and slits made in