Thanks to all the members of Sherri's message board for the help with this page. These are some of our favorite quotes from the Dark Hunter novels.
"Good, Bad I'm the Ash with the gun." (Ash - Embrace the Night).
"I'm the top of the food chain and well...you're the food." (Ash - Dance with the Devil).
"Boy don't take that tone with me, remember I'm one of the people you work for." (Sundown - Dance with the Devil).
"Akri, can I kill the heifer Goddess yet?" (Simi - most all of the books).
"Be kind to dragons for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup." (Sebastian Kattalakis - Dragonswan).
"On, c'mon, can't I please stake him one more time?" (Kyrian - Sieze the Night).
"There are alot of things in life that 'Sorry' just can't fix." - "Life is a soul sucking test that you either survive or fail." (Nick - Unleash the Night).
"If this is Hell, chain me to the wall." (Nick - book unknown).
"Mr. Goth man, would you please wake up so I can leave?" - "Hey, yummy leather guy? Can you hear me?" - "All right macho babe boy .. I'm not some little ditz to bat my eyelashes at the buff stud in black leather." - "Then you must have been an only child." (Amanda - Night Pleasures).
(Wren wakes up on Maggies floor and leaves to go to Sanctuary:) "Who in the the hell are you?" .... "Fury", he snarled "it's not just a name, it's my temperament." So stop being defensive, human. I don't have time or patience for it. We're here to save your boyfriend before he gets himself killed." (Maggie and Fury - Unleash the Night).
"Oh goody" she said under her breath, "it's the X-files." (Maggie - Unleash the Night).
"Are you going to suck my blood?"-- "Do I look like a lawyer to you?" "I thought only a wooden stake through the heart killed a vampire?" -- "A wooden stake through the heart eill just about kill anything, if it doesn't run like hell." (Amanda & Kyrian - Night Pleasures).
(Julian's shield) 'Death before Dishonor' / (Kyrian's shield) 'Spoils to the Victor' (Julian explains this to Grace after his sword and shield appear in her bedroom and he says) "He (Kyrian) used to look at me before battle and say 'You take the honor, adelphos, and leave the booty for me." (Julian - Fantasy Lover).
"Money talks, and alot of money sings and dances." (Vane - Night Play).
"Astrid wants me to make friends. I don't know why. Some weird woman thing. She's trying to make me more sociable." (Zarek - Kiss of the Night).
Wren: "I'm not putting my faith and life in anyone's hands. All that ever got me was screwed, and my ass is currently sore from it." Fury: "Nice imagery there, Tiger. Graphic. Ever think of writing children's books?" (Unleash the Night).
“Screw reality. It don’t feed my dog. It don’t make my Porsche payments. It don’t get me laid. Bullshit does that... and I like it that way.” (Leo - Dark Side of the Moon).
"Relax" Ash said with a yawn "Your in good hands. Tabby wont hurt you" "She stabbed me!" "Damn" Ash said "I told her not to stab any more Hunters. I hate it when she does that" (Ash & Valerius - Seize the Night).
"I live for a woman who scratches. Just make sure you keep it on the back, baby. I don't like scars" (Zarek - Dance with the Devil).
"Damn, boy," Camulus said to Dionysus. "You've fallen a long way down. Yesterday Greek god......today incompetent float driver."' - Night Embrace
"You will do it and play nice with Wulf or you'll sleep on the couch. Forever, and considering your age, that means something." Phoebe to Urian (Kiss of the Night).
'"Does anyone other than me think that Ash is being just a little too vague about this?" Everyone except Ash raised their hands.' Nick (Night Embrace).
Amanda - "Oh God, I just kissed a vampire!" Kyrian - "Oh Gods, I just kissed a human!" (Night Play).
"Oh, yes I can.... This is my bad psychotic delusion and I can do anything I want to in it. Just watch. I'm going to turn into a bird now..." "Why am I not a bird? I want to be a bird." (Bride to Vane in Night Play).
"Don't look at me, i've never been on a date." (Ash - Night Play).
"Cyn, like Cynric? No, S-I-N as in conceived in, born in and living in". (Sin - Born in Sin).
"Ï'll be damned, you got laid!" (Nick - Night Play)
"Oh, think Artemis, think...." (Artie to herself - Seize the Night).
"How cliche , little partner. Wanna tell me to be out be sunup, or better yet, this town ain't big enough for the two of us?"( Zarek to Talon - Night Embrace).
He had a horny, p***** off goddess to contend with. A Celt who was MIA. A Roman general in a city with three men who wanted to disembowel him. An uncontrollable Dark-Hunter the police wanted for murder. And now a Katagaria wolf pack that was popping out seven litters of pups right in the heart of their enemies. Yes, it was good to be in charge.....- (Ash - Night Embrace).
"Sometimes we let people treat us wrongly because we want to be loved and accepted so badly that we'd do anything for it. It hurts to know that no matter how much you try, how much you want it, they can't love or accept you as you are. Then you hate all that time you wasted trying to please them and wonder what it is about you that is so awful that they can't at least pretend to love you." (Bride - Night Play).
"Oh man, I hate that poofing sh^#. You scared me so bad, Ash, you made me eat this crappy cheese." (Nick in Night Embrace).
"So much for my dinner, now his whole system is polluted. Be at least a week before it leaves his cell tissue and he's edible again." (Fang - Night Embrace - talking about Nick and the cheese).
"'Nick, fetch my car, fetch my clothes, sweep the chimney, make my bed, watch my psychopath, fetch my slippers.' Yeah, I'll fetch those slippers and stick them someplace real uncomfortable. I swear, my mother should have named my Fido."-(Nick, in Night Embrace).
"Hey Ash, you vant to suck my blud?" (-Fang, to Ash) "No, thanks. The last thing I want to catch is parvo from you, or some other freaky dog disease that makes me lift my leg around hydrants." (-Ash to Fang) (Night Embrace).
"Hot damn, Daimon food. Hey Vane, you want the white meat or the dark?"(-Fang) "How about I grab one leg, you grab the other and we make a wish and pull?" (-Vane) (Night Embrace).
"I'm human, and I'm not. I never knew softness, not until the moment you touched me in your store. My life is violent and dangerous....."(-Vane, to Bride in Night Play).
"Oooo," she said in a less than impressed voice. "Next thing you’ll be talking like the Incredible Hulk. ‘Don’t make me angry, you wouldn’t like me when I’m angry’." She cast a haughty look at him. "You’re not scary to me, Mr. Zarek. So you can just check the attitude at the door and play nice while you’re here." (Astrid - Dance With the Devil).
"Oh, get out of the stone age, Strykerius. There's no such thing as noble duels anymore. This is a world where the better sneak wins." (Satara - Dark Side of the Moon)
Ravyn - "Whatever you do, don't open those blinds." Susan - "Why, You gonna burst into flames or something?" (DSotM)
Ravyn - "Are you a squire?" Susan - "No, I'm a Michaels." (DSotM)
(The one appearance Savitar makes in DSotM is laced with classic Savitar sarcasm, pardon the language but what can I say, that's just the way he is)
Satara - "Who do you think you are?" Savitar - "Oh Baby, don't ask me that question. I know exactly who and what I am ... and more to the point, what I'm capable of."
"How dare you bring your prissy little ass into one of my clubs and pull this shit. You're lucky you're still breathing." ( to Satara)
Satara - "I will have you arrested." Savitar - "And I will have your ass for breakfast, little girl." "I'm not Stryker. There's no fraternal love in my heart for you. In fact, there's no love in my heart for anyone ... much"
"You pull this shit again and I don't care who you serve or who you think you know, you're dead, got me?" (to Satara)
"You will play by the rules I've set up for sanctuary or I'll use your entrails for armbands." (to Satara)
"No offense Dorian. Oh, what the hell, take all the offense you wnat, it's not like I give a shit." -then, to Ravyn- "I miss the days before you crossed over to the dark side. Back when you sat on the Omegrion, Rave. You were actually highly entertaining. Dorian, on the other hand, has a major stick up his ass."
"Don't worry, I won't send you off without warning. Just stand there and be awed by my beauty. It's the safest mode around me." (To Susan)
Susan - "Can I ask --" Savitar - "You're not ready for that answer, the only person who needs to know what I am already knows. That would be me. I like to keep the rest of the world guessing."
"It actually dawned on me that I don't fight. I just kill whatever annoys me, and it's over." (Savitar)
Savitar - "Is the life you seek to take worth the one you could one day create?" Nick - "What's that supposed to mean?" Savitar - "You'll learn. Remember Nick, there are only two people in the universe I care for ... and you're not one of them."
"Death is a doorway. think before you knock on it." (Menkaura's tattoo - DSotM)
"Is it just me or is there some unwritten rule that says all the Dark-Hunters have to be really hot?" (Susan)
"You know, this would have made a good headline, huh? 'Greek Goddess Commands Army of Hot Cheese.'" (Susan)
Zoe - "Who's the new chick?" Susan - "Who's the old bi***?" Zoe - "Ooo, snotty. You got anything to back that up?" Dragon - "Yes, she does, I trained her." Zoe - "Okay, A smart- and tough-ass. Can't ask for better than that." (DSotM)
"For a woman who can handle herself so well in a fight, I can't believe you got taken out by a defensless doorjamb." (Ravyn, to Susan DSotM)
Ravyn - "I can't believe I'm mated to someone who's allergic to me." Susan - "You?" I'm the one who should be having a hissy. How do I introduce you to people?" Hi, this is my ... what? Significant other? Mate? Pet?" Ravyn - "Why must every relationship I have be so damned impossible?" Susan - Hey now, defeatist talk from a catman like you?" I'm the one who should be freaking out here. I mean, damn, you could give me fleas or something." (DSotM)