"Get closer! You two are supposed to be in love".
“…I’ve walked half the length of Ravka for you, and I’d do it again and again and again just to be with you, just to starve with you and freeze with you and hear you complain about hard cheese every day. So don’t tell me we don’t belong together. I’m sorry it took me so long to see you, Alina. But I see you now.”
"Seeing you like this, I feel like you’re my mom."
"Then are you a son who doesn’t listen to his mom?"
"I think my dream was just to hold Tessa’s hand for as long as I could, I don’t think I was thinking ‘Olympics’."