"I get these flashes of clarity, brilliant clarity where for a second I stop and I think ‘wait, this is it! This is my life, I better slow down and enjoy it because one day we’re all going to end up in the ground and that’ll be it. We’ll be gone.’"
“He leaned against the window, and the gilded frame came into sharp focus. “Do you think it would be any different with your tracker beside you? With that Lantsov pup?” “Yes,” I said simply. “Because you would be the strong one?” “Because they’re better men than you.” “You might make me a better man.” “And you might make me a monster.”