The Scorpio Races Quotes

Maggie Stiefvater
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This mare is going to kill someone... I want no part of her.
-- Sean (Chapter 6 paragraph 24 & 26)

Importance: Sean's warning about the piebald mare, Skata, foreshadows her dangerous actions during the Scorpio Races and the death of her rider.

You're why I came. They said it wasn't a race unless you were in it.
-- George Holly (Chapter 13 paragraph 14)

Importance: This quote serves as further evidence of Sean's fame as a horseman.

My heart is jerking in my chest as I hand the cloth to my father. He seems unsettled as well, and I wish I was riding, not him. Myself I am sure of.
-- Sean as narrator (Prologue paragraph 17 & 18)

Importance: This quote foreshadows the death of Sean's father and simultaneously demonstrates Sean's faith in his own abilities, foreshadowing his success as a rider.

I'm riding in the races.
-- Puck (Chapter 3 paragraph 46)

Importance: This quote shows Puck's intent to rider in the Scorpio Races, foreshadowing her participation.

You're the one for the horses, Kendrick. I reckon someone's going to get killed...
-- Brian Carroll (Chapter 4 paragraph 22)

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