Ranger’s Apprentice #5: Sorcerer of the North

“You'd be surprised what people will believe. Usually, the bigger and the more improbable the lie, the more willing they are to believe it.” 


Ranger’s Apprentice #7: Erak’s Ransom

“Would you trust him with your life, Halt?" Gilan interrupted, and Halt looked up at him. "Yes," he said quietly. Gilan patted his shoulder once more. "Then trust him with his own," he said simply.”


“'He's around the twist,' said Azalea. 'Breaking all the windows? He's mad.' 'Ah, no,' said the King. 'It's only madness if you actually do it. If you want to break all the windows in the house and drown yourself in a bucket but don't actually do it, well, that's love.” 

Ranger’s Apprentice #1: The Ruins of Gorlan

"The superstitious villagers believed that Rangers practiced a form of magic that made them invisible to ordinary people. Will wasn’t sure if he believed that—but he wasn’t sure he disbelieved it either. "

The Fairest Beauty

“Sophie lay down next to him, the crossbow beside her. 'Planning to use that?' 'Only if we’re threatened.' She had a plucky, defiant look on her face that made respect well up inside him. 'Do you know how?' he goaded her. 'Yes, I do.'"