He smiled, and it made his dimples come out. “I think I’m more Batman,” he said. “You know, what with all the bats and nighttime activities. And Batman is much cooler.” “Geek.” His smile widened. “You say the nicest things. Haven’t you heard? Geeks run the world now.” -BLACK DAWN— Rachel Caine
The most bashful Rachel Caine quotes that are little-known but priceless
It's only a hunting spider, it won't hurt you.
" -Myrnin "So not the point!" -Claire "Oh, pish. It's just another living creature. Nothing to be frightened of, if handled properly. I think I'll call him Bob. Bob the spider." -Myrnin "You're insane." -Claire
When I want to be lectured on strategy, I'll consult someone who's actually won battles," Amelie said. "Not one who ran away from them." "Snap," Eve said. "You know what they're talking about?" Shane asked. "Don't need to know to get that one. She smacked him so hard his momma felt it.
What was your name again?" "Still Eve." "No, I'm sure it's something else. That doesn't seem right.
Did he just say--?" "Yes," Claire said, smiling.
"Yes, he did." "Whoa. Guess I'd better stay alive, then.
I think so,” she [Claire] said. “Just watch your back, okay?” “Nah, Michael’s got mine.” He [Shane] looked straight into her eyes. “I’ve got yours.
I'm a science nerd! Not a cheerleader. - Claire Danvers
She can go with us to the lab and keep Myrnin pinned down while we pull the plug, if he's not... you know, better." "Define BETTER with that guy." "Not all fangs and raaaaar.
Oliver laughed - actually laughed."I like this new Claire," he said. "You should work her this hard all the time, Myrnin. She's interesting when she's forthright." Claire, possessed by the spirit of Eve, shot him the finger. Which made him laugh again, shake his head, and walk up the steps.
Promise me, Amelie, that you’ll crucify me with silver before you allow me to fall in love.” “I hardly think there’s any chance of that,” Amelie said. "I doubt you have the capacity.
I'm worried he's going to ... do something crazy." "He lives in a hole in the ground, dresses funny, and occasionally eats his assistants," Eve said. "Define crazy.
He broke the kiss and leaned against her, breathing hard.
"Good morning to you, too. Man, I just can't stay mad when you do that.
Shane talking to Claire - "In this whole screwed up town, you're the only thing that's always been right to me," He whispered. "I love you, Claire
Is this your bedroom?" she asked, and turned to look at him.
Myrnin straightened and jammed the big red floppy hat back on his head. The feathers waved back and forth. "Don't get any ideas," he said. "I'm far too young and innocent for that kind of thinking.
See?" she heard Shane yell at the kitchen.
"She doesn't stomp around like a cattle stampede!" "Bite me, Collins! No bacon for you, either!
Myrnin to Claire: "If anyone comes to bite you while I'm gone - well, try not to attract attention. Die quietly.
Amelie said, “I won’t be your servant in Morganville.
Nor should you be mine. Equals.” She offered her hand to him, and he looked down at it, clearly taken aback. But he took it. “Now defend what is ours, my partner.” He grinned … grinned! … and whirled to meet Myrnin in midleap as Myrnin attacked.
Claire said. “I might be able to get him to stop.” “Who, crazy dude? Maybe. Or he might pull your head off,” Shane said. “I kind of worry.” She couldn’t help but smile. “Yeah?” “A little bit.” “That’s …nice.” He studied her, and returned the smile. “Yeah,” he said. “Kind of is, actually.
Shane? Thank God, somebody sane. Well, sane-ish.
Hold on, Claire Bear! Next stop, Crazytown!
Bite me, Goth princess,” Shane called from the back.
“Not literally or anything.” “Maybe you should say that to Michael.” “Not funny, Eve,” Michael said. Eve raised her eyebrows and held her fingers up, measuring off about an inch. “Little bit,” she said.
You humans, always eating. I'll make you soup. You can eat it while you keep working." Myrnin set aside his book and walked into the back of the lab. "Don't use the same beaker you used for poisons!" Claire yelled after him. He waved a pale hand. "I mean it!
Morely: You're trying to make me [i]Amelie[/i] Oliver: Goodness, no. You'd look terrible in a skirt
Damn, Claire. Warn a guy before you do a face-plant on the floor next time. I could have looked all heroic and caught you or something -Shane
Seriously,” Shane said, “this kind of is the worst situation we’ve ever been in, right?” “Speak for yourself,” Michael said. “I got myself killed last year. Twice.” “Oh yeah. You’re right—last year really sucked for you.
Girl, it's an umbrella, not a Lamborghini.
You know," Shane said twenty minutes later, "I'd feel a whole lot better about the two of us if you didn't think I was the go-to guy for breaking and entering.
Meditate?” I took my head out from under the pillow, shook dark hair back from my face, and rolled over on my side to look at him. “Excuse me, but the closest I ever got to having a spiritual awakening was dating a yoga instructor. Once.
why don't you just get the bunny slippers with fangs Myrin?
life is a work in progress.
Shane padded back to the couch and flopped, sucking on his own can of soda.
Eve shot him an exasperated look. “Yeah, man, thanks for bringing me one, too.” The raccoon eye make-up exaggerated her eye roll. “Dork.” “Didn’t know if you wanted zombie dirt sprinkled on it or anything. If you’re eating this week.
Oliver: You turned me down. So why, I wonder, did you decide Amelie would be a better choice? Claire: She smells better. And she made me cookies.
Want me to warm up the sauce?” “Do we do that? I mean, it’s in a jar, right? Can’t you just dump it over the pasta?” “Well, you can, but it tastes better if you warm it up.” “Oh.” Eve sighed. “This is complicated. No wonder I never cook.
Nothing?Micheal!You're 'playing'!.IN PUBLIC? 'That's new?' Claire whisperd to shhane 'He hasn't played anywhere but our living room since-Teeth-in-neck mime 'You know Oliver' 'Oh.' micheal's face was turning pink.'just put it back,OK?It's no big deal! Eve kissed him.
Eve was still frowning at the pasta like she suspected it was going to do something clever, like try to escape from the pot.
Jason: I'm all for hobbies, but you think this is the time for origami? Whatcha making, a crane?
Silver nitrate and water in a super soaker," he told her.
"My own invention. Ought to be good at twenty feet, kind of like wasp spray." Oh. "You get me the nicest things." "Anybody can get jewelry. Posers
I have no idea what that is, but yawn, anyway, just on principle.
Eat up. Pancakes is brain food. Apparently not grammar food. Wow.You college girls are mean.
Welcome to Morganville.You'll never want to leave.And even if you do...well, you can't. Sorry about that.
If you ask me if I'm okay again, I'm going to smack myself in the face just to punish you.
You're much shorter than my mom." "Brat," she said, surprised into a giggle. "That's no way to talk to a vampire." "Bloodsucking brat." "Better" he said.
Hannah leaned against the wall. "Mind if I call shotgun?" Since you're carrying one? Feel free.
And before you ask, no, you're not driving, Myrnin.
I remember the last time." "That accident was not my fault." "You were the only one on the road, and the mailbox actually didn't leap out in front of you. No arguments. You sit in the back, too.
As I leafed through the book in front of me and watched the dust swirl in the air, I wondered if maybe there was some evil dormant virus in the pages that would infect me, like the mummy dust that used to kill archaeologists. Death by research. That was not a glorious end.
You've turned into quite a bossy little thing," Myrnin said. "I think I might like it.
I don’t see a way in,” Eve whispered.
Why are you whispering?” Myrnin whispered back. “Vampires can hear us, anyway.
In an insane world, sanity made very little sense.
Who are you calling?" (claire) Pizza hut" (shane) Loser" (claire)
Am I not ninja enough? Are you saying that I lack ninja?
Goodness," Myrnin said quietly. "I don't think I should be watching this. I don't think I'm old enough.