The Land Without Stars (Valerian) Quotes

Pierre Christin
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... And to all of you, in the name of Earth, in homage to your endeavour, and seeing in your courage the very model of the values that alone must shape the philosophy of Terran expansion, I wish you good luck!
-- Valerian (chapter 1 paragraph Frame five)

Importance: Valerian is giving his speech to the people Ukbar I, congratulating them on their successful efforts toward colonization. He gives the same speech at Ukbar II and Ukbar III, though he is slurring his words and completely forgets the speech after consuming a lot of alcohol.

Don't you understand that all these poor people came here only to die in a massive cataclysm? And now that the cargo ships have been dismantled, we can't even evacuate them!”
-- Laureline (chapter 1 paragraph Frame eight)

Importance: Valerian has acted as if he is indifferent to the fact that the planet Zahir is hurtling directly toward the Ukbar system, and will likely destroy all four planets in the Ukbar system...

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