Magic Bites Quotes.

1. "Here, Kitty, Kitty, Kitty..."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

2. "It's a reflex. Hear a bell, get food. See an undead, throw a knife. Same thing, really."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

3. "Why a raven?" "To honor my father." "The writing under it, is that Cyrillic?" "Yes." "What does it say?" "Dar Vorona. Gift of the Raven. I am my father's gift." "The raven is holding a bloody sword." "I never said it was a nice gift."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

4. "Have you ever met someone and felt… I don't know how to describe it, felt a chance at having something that eluded you? I don't know… Forget I said anything." I knew what he meant. He was describing that moment when you realize that you are lonely. For a time you can be alone and doing fine and never give a thought to living any other way and then you meet someone and suddenly you become lonely. It stabs at you, almost like a physical pain, and you feel both deprived and angry, deprived because you wish to be with that person and angry, because their absence brings you misery. It's a strange feeling, akin to desperation, a feeling that makes you wait by the phone even though you know that the call is an hour away. I was not going to lose my balance. Not yet."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

5. "I turned to leave and paused before the gap in the ruined wall. "One last thing, Your Majesty. I'd like a name I can put into my report, something shorter than typing out 'The Leader of the Southern Shapechanger Faction.' What should I call you?" "Lord." I rolled my eyes. He shrugged. "It's short."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

6. "I gave him my best cryptic smile. He did not fall down to his feet, kiss my shoes, and promise me the world. I must be getting rusty."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

7. "You know anything about investigative work?" "Sure. Annoy the people involved until the guilt party tries to make you go away."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

8. "What kind of a woman greets the Beast Lord with 'here, kitty, kitty'?"
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

9. "What happened to the alpha-wolf?" "LEGOs." "Legos?" It sounded Greek but I couldn't recall anything mythological with that name. Wasn't it an island? "He was carrying a load of laundry into the basement and tripped on the old set of LEGOs his kids left on the stairs. Broke two ribs and an ankle."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

10. "Men and swords. My father said that if you put any able-bodied man, no matter how peaceful, into a room with a sword and a practice dummy and leave him alone, eventually the man would pick up the sword and try to stab the dummy. It is human nature."
- Ilona Andrews, Magic Bites

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