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"Whirrun ignored ‘em. ‘Then, when I've got two cut,' and he dropped a pale slab of cheese on one slice then slapped the other on top like he was catching a fly, ‘I trap the cheese between then, and there you have it!'‘Bread and cheese.' Yon weighed the half-loaf in one hand and the cheese in the other. ‘Just the same as I've got.' And he bit off the cheese and tossed it to Scorry.Whirrun sighed. ‘Have none of you no vision?' He held up his masterpiece to such light as there was, which was almost none. ‘This is no more bread and cheese than a fine axe is wood and iron, or a live person is meat and har.'‘What is it, then?' asked Drfod, rocking back from his wet wood and tossing the flint aside in disgust.‘A whole new thing. A forging of the humble part of bread and cheese into a greater whole. I call it … a cheese-trap.' Whirrun took a dainty nibble from one corner. ‘Oh, yes, my friends. This tastes like … progress…" ~ Joe Abercrombie
"So we wait?" asked Severard."We wait, and we look to our defences. That and we try to find some money. Do you have any cash, Severard?""I did have some. I gave it to a girl, down in the slums.""Ah. Shame.""Not really, she fucks like a madman. I'd thoroughly recommend her, if you're interested."Glokta winced as his knee clicked. "What a thoroughly heartwarming tale, Severard, I never had you down for a romantic. I'd sing a ballad if I wasn't so short of funds.""I could ask around. How much are we talking about?""Oh, not much. Say, half a million marks?"One of the Practical's eyebrows went up sharply. He reached into his pocket, dug around for a moment, pulled his hand out and opened it. A few copper coins shone in his palm."Twelve bits," he said. "Twelve bits is all I can raise." ~ Joe Abercrombie
"Shivers heaved out a sigh. "Just trying to make tomorrow that bit better than today is all. I'm one of those … you've got a word for it, don't you?""Idiots?"He looked sideways at her. "It was a different one I had in mind.""Optimists.""That's the one. I'm an optimist.""How's it working out for you?""Not great, but I keep hoping.""That's optimists. You bastards never learn." ~ Joe Abercrombie
"I just think TV is becoming more and more interesting in a way. Films are more and more derivative, you know, whether it's 'Transformers 2' or 'Shrek 5', or it's yet another iteration of another kind of clone of something else. It's a bit depressing in a way." ~ Joe Abercrombie
"The lowly have small ambitions, and are satisfied with small indulgences. They need not get fair treatment. They need only think that they do..." ~ Joe Abercrombie
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