Hi. I'm here to enlist.You can't. You aren't human.You see, little fella, we don't do sociological stuff like interspeciated workplaces. We're a crack company of space mercenaries. We do hurting people and breaking things.Sounds like my kind of fun.-Schlock & Lieutenant Der Trihs
So you're a fellow mercenary, then.Does this mean you'll afford me some professional courtesy?Don't ask for that. All it means is that you might get to face the person who kills you. . . But only if it's convenient.
Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.
What is a whore?Unsurprisingly, that hadn't been one of the words we had shared over the last span of days. For half a moment I considered lying, but there was no way I could manage it. He says your mother is a person men pay money to have sex with.Tempi turned back to the mercenary and nodded graciously. You are very kind. I thank you.
The devil would be powerless if he couldn't entice people to do his work. So as long as money continues to seduce the hungry, the hopeless, the broken, the greedy, and the needy, there will always be war between brothers.
Idle Jeffrey, when asking his cousin for money: I fear I have not a mercenary tendency. The Chancellor of the Exchequer and his cousin, Plantagenet Palliser: Men must have mercenary tendencies or they would not have bred. The man who plows, so he may live, does so because, luckily, he has mercenary tendencies.Jeffrey: Just so, but you see I am less lucky than the plowman.Palliser: There is no vulgar error so vulgar, that is to say common or erroneous, as that by which men have been taught to say that mercenary tendencies are bad. The desire for wealth is the source of all progress. Civilization comes from what men call greed. Let your mercenary tendencies be combines with honesty, and they cannot take you astray.
My lover is dead.And they think I killed him.I'm running rogue. Hell bent on both revenge and redemption. Whatever it takes, I'm going to finish a job that began nine months ago. An unauthorized assignment that turned horribly, devastatingly wrong. My miscalculation. My fault. My heart left shattered into incomplete pieces which will never wholly fit back together again.But first I have to outsmart my former organization and the hired killer they've sent after me; a ghost from my past who knows my every move, who’s been inside my head, my heart, my dreams and memories: Jaxson.I'm the traitor, Kylie. The rogue mercenary, Jaxon's newest assignment. And this is our love story.
It is very easy to be a military strategist, a mercenary, or a king, but much harder to be a father.
I've made peace with myself.Good for you. That's the hardest war of all to win.Didn't say I won. Just stopped fighting.
If I die, I want to die for something I believe in and take my word for it, there isn’t much out there. But you, Rachel, you’re worth dying for.” - Tristan Jacobs