Favorite quote from your main character

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  1. Alexis Covington

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    More of a part of a conversation between two characters, but still makes me laugh when I read it aloud.

    “By all that is green and good, what is that smell?”

    “Chlorine.” I don’t remember how or where I even learned the word, much less what it means. “For cleaning water.

    He scoffs and follows me deeper into the wood, footsteps nearly flush with my own.

    “What do humans do in water that they need to clean it?”
     
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    This is in the middle of a ship's mutiny that has gone wrong. A crewman by the name of Feliciano the Joyful has been injured by a grenade, and he's losing it. The MC grabs him and says this:
    "By all the gods, get it together!", he said, and he slapped him with a tremendous backhand. "Now you're Feliciano One-Eye; accept it and haul ass!".
     
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  3. Iain Aschendale

    Iain Aschendale Thy rod and thy Staff Supporter Contributor

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    "Open or closed?"

    "What?"

    "Do you want an open or a closed casket? Or maybe I'll make you into a cenotaph kind of guy. We'll see."

    Full disclosure: I don't have a main character for this quote nor a story, but I'll make one. I need to make one.
     
  4. hirundine

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    "Of course it's a stupid idea. The moon's an idiot. You'd never get any sense out of him."
     
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    This would make an excellent writing prompt.
     
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    "He better not have killed himself to come back as a ghost just so he could prove they're real. Psychopomps hate being given work for stupid reasons."
    A new character in working on discussing a recent death of a cultist.
     
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    Michael: If you ever tell anyone where you were, I'll turn you into a frog.
    Brynjar: I think I'd quite like to be a frog.
    Michael: And feed you to the nearest available heron.
    ...
    Brynjar: Okay. I won't tell anyone.
     

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