Kylar Stern has rejected the assassin's life. The Godking's successful coup has left Kylar's master, Durzo, and his best friend, Logan, dead. He is starting over: new city, new friends, and new profession.
But when he learns that Logan might actually be alive and in hiding, Kylar is... read more
“I'll break you one more time if I have to so you don't have to be a cripple anymore.”
“Durzo had never considered himself to be the best; he just thought everyone else was worse than he was. It might seem like the same thing, but it wasn't.”Kylar
“"All women are whores," she said. "Whether they sell their bodies or their smiles and their charm or their childbearing years and submission to a man. The world makes a woman a whore, but a woman makes her terms, Your Holiness."”Vi
Durzo had never considered himself the best; he just thought everyone else was worse than he was.Highlighted by 50 Kindle customers
Sometimes life is our battlefield. We must do what we know to do, not what we want to do.”Highlighted by 49 Kindle customers
we allow evil to use us. It doesn’t care if we know what we’re doing is evil or not. After we’ve done its will, if we feel guilty, it can use that to condemn us in our own eyes. If we feel good, it can immediately use us for its next objective.”Highlighted by 36 Kindle customers
“A wolf might become a wolfhound, son, but it will never be a lap dog.”Highlighted by 36 Kindle customers
The horror is having profound power in one hand and a strong moral sense in the other and absolutely no foundation to stand on.Highlighted by 29 Kindle customers
Power is a whore. Once you finally hold her, you realize that she is courting every man in sight.”Highlighted by 26 Kindle customers
Why did women always believe that talking about a problem would fix it? Some issues were corpses. Hot air made them fester and rot and spread their disease to everything else. Better to bury it and move on.Highlighted by 24 Kindle customers
“A threat’s a promise, boy. On the street, you can lie about everything except your threats. An empty threat is surrender.”Highlighted by 22 Kindle customers
“You see, to my eyes, the world holds only two mysteries. Evil is the first, and love is the second.Highlighted by 22 Kindle customers
Why am I always the asshole? Because she’s too good for you.Highlighted by 11 Kindle customers
Some adult themes, but nothing horrible. The main character is an assassin with a desire to change. There is death, magic and villainous leadership. There is a strong desire for sex and discussion of sex, it never actually occurs.
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