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#1. Your error is fundamental to the human psyche: you have allowed yourself to believe that others are mechanisms, static and solvable, whereas you are an agent. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#2. Salt and citrus," Cairdine Farrier said, joining her at the stern with a lemon in each hand. "The chemicals of empire."
"Salt to preserve food for long journeys," Baru recited. "Citrus for scurvy. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#3. Baru raised her hand to smash the wineglass. Checked herself, checked even her trembling, and stood there in absurd pantomime, too firmly in control of her anger to move, too deeply angry for anything but stillness. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#4. There was nowhere in the world, Baru thought, no collection of lords or lovers, that did not have its own politics. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#5. If the Masquerade could not be stopped by spear or treaty, she would change it from within. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#6. Her thoughts ran in cannibal circles. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#7. I am Baru Cormorant," she protested, "accountant. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#8. Every moment is an edict spoken by its past. The past is the real tyranny. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#9. The problem is caring too much, caring so much you can't ask for help because everyone else is already in so much pain. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#10. She looked that word up too, hoping to understand it, as understanding gave her power over things. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#11. That old sick joy, her first and favorite drug. Control. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#12. She moved and spoke decisively, sometimes with a certain impatience, as if the world dragged two steps behind her will and she found the friction grating. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#13. It would be a better land if only it could be ruled sensibly. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#14. Oh," she said. "Yes." She was warm with the wine, with the shape of the plan she'd begun to form, and could not keep the merriment from her voice, the joy of reaching out into the world and altering it. "There will be a price. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#15. Is this how you think we should fight, Baru Fisher? With coin and open roads?" "No war has ever been won by slaughtering the enemy wholesale. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#16. The tide is coming in," he said. "The ocean has reached this little pool. There will be turbulence, and confusion, and ruin. This is what happens when something small joins something vast. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#17. I have been a servant too long. I want to help make something free. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#18. She had always loved the stars. But in the desert of winter it was impossible to forget that they were cold, and distant, and did not care. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#19. It's hard to find good stories now. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#20. Cover your cocks," the men sailors sometimes joked. "They're always hunting sodomites."
"What do they do to sodomites?" Baru asked.
They looked at her with some astonishment. "Hot iron," one said. "Hssssssssss. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#21. Trust, like money, needed a guarantee to back it. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#22. Understood what the books and the generals always repeated: that armies did not kill each other, they broke each other, that the day would be won when one army believed it could not survive. A matter of deception, of conviction, of lies made true through performance. Like everything else. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#23. In the absence of direction, claim and expand the freedom to act as you will. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#24. Certainly I do." He spat into the hilltop grass. "Spymasters never lie. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#25. Everyone was someone else's instrument. But she would have to take him into confidence and use him as a trusted instrument nonetheless. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#26. More than anything else in the universe, more than the power to dictate law at Taranoke, more than the knowledge of the count of stars in the sky, Baru wanted in that moment to speak the truth.

But she had no tongue for it. She had burnt all her truth away. Alloyed it into the machine - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#27. This is the truth. You will know because it hurts. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#28. With the discipline of the body comes discipline of the soul. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#29. Her fury had nothing else to eat and so it began to eat her. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#30. The Hierarchic Qualm: The sword kills. But the arm moves the sword. Is the arm to blame for murder? No. The mind moves the arm. Is the mind to blame? No. The mind has sworn an oath to duty, and that duty moves the mind, as written by the Throne. So it is that a servant of the Throne is blameless. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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#31. Freedom granted by your rulers is just a chain with a little slack. - Author: Seth Dickinson
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