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1) CALLY AND AVON:

"There is a saying among my people. A man who trusts can never be betrayed, only mistaken."

"Life expectancy must be fairly short among your people."

2) VILA AND AVON:

"Avon's gadget works!"

"It just occurred to me that as the description of a highly sophisticated technological achievement, `Avon's gadget works' seems to lack a certain style."

3) AVON AND BLAKE:

"Imagine you're standing at the edge of a cliff."

"I suppose you're not standing behind me."

4) VILA AND AVON:

"I always knew you had a friend. I used to say to people, `Avon must have a friend somewhere in the galaxy.'."

"And you were right. That must be a novel experience for you."

5) VILA AND CALLY:

"I'll bring you back a present, Cally. What would you like? Name it and it's yours."

"A necklace, Vila, made from your teeth."

6) AVON AND BLAKE:

"Staying with you requires a degree of stupidity of which I no longer feel capable."

"Now you're just being modest."

7) AVON AND VILA:

"A quarter million volts are running through that converter. One false move, I'll be so crisped up, what's left of me won't fit on a sandwich."

"I'm a vegetarian. Thanks for the offer, though."

8) BLAKE AND VILA:

"Be careful of the plant life here, some of it's carnivorous. Some even have an intelligence rating."

"Well, that's a comfort. I should hate to be eaten by something stupid."

9) VILA AND AVON:

"That is beautiful. Avon, there are times when I almost get to like you."

"Well, that makes it all worthwhile."

"I mean it, you give me a warm feeling right here - round the money belt."

10) VILA AND AVON:

"I've got this shocking pain right behind the eyes."

"Have you considered amputation?"

11) VILA AND AVON:

"Die? I can't do that."

"I'm afraid you can. It's the one talent we all share - even you."

12) KERR AVON:

"Auron may be different, but on Earth it is considered ill-mannered to kill your friends while committing suicide."

13) VILA RESTAL:

"If it ever comes to a showdown, my money's on Blake. Well, half of it anyway, I'll put the other half on Avon."

14) KERR AVON:

"I have never understood why it is necessary to become irrational in order to prove that you care, or why it is necessary to prove it at all."

15) VILA RESTAL:

"When Avon holds out the hand of friendship, watch his other hand. That's the one with the hammer."

16) VILA RESTAL:

"There isn't a volcano that would dare to swallow Avon. He's so cold, he'd put out the fire, anyway."

17) VILA RESTAL:

"I've had my mind adjusted by some of the best in the business. It just won't stay adjusted."


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