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"I can't really remember when I last had any hope, and I certainly can't remember when anyone else did either."
Theo
"Same as every other day.
Woke up, felt like sh*t.
Went to work, felt like sh*t."
Theo-his birthday
"Even if they discovered the cure for infertility, doesn't matter.
Too late. World went to sh*t.
Know what?
It was too late before the infertility thing happened for f*ck's sake."
Theo
"A hundred years from now there won't be one sad f*ck to look at any of this. What keeps you going?

-You know what it is Theo? I just don't think about it."
Theo with his cousin Nigel about the Ark of the Arts
"At least with a hangover I feel something"
Theo
"You're smoking?
-Yeah, it's not working."
Theo with Julian.
"Well that was even worse, everybody crying.
I mean... Baby Diego? Come on, the guy was a wanker!"
Theo
"The police keep using that old photo of you in the posters. It doesn't do you justice.

-What do the police know about justice?"
Theo with Julian.
"You tell me the f*cking reason in that!"
Theo to Miriam when Jasper is shot.
Earlier, Miriam remarked that "everything happens for a reason." in response to hearing of Theo's son's death which Theo overheard.
"Your baby is the miracle the whole world has been waiting for."
Jasper to Kee.
"After escaping the worst atrocities and making it to England, our government hunts them down like cockroaches"
Jasper about the immigrants.
"Pull my finger."
Jasper. Come on, you have to put it in.
"And in 2008, along came the flu pandemic. And then, by chance, he was gone. You see, Theo's faith lost out to chance. So, why bother if life's going to make its own choices?"
Jasper about Dylan's death.
"As the sound of the playgrounds faded, the despair set in.
Very odd, what happens in a world without children's voices."
Miriam.
"I never seen a pregnant woman before.
...I felt like a freak.
...I thought about the Quietus thing.
...Then the baby kicked.
I feel it. Little bastard was alive. And I feel it.
And me, too. I am alive."
Kee.
"And now one for all the nostalgics out there.
A blast from the past all the way back from 2003, that beautiful time when people refused to accept that the future was just around the corner."
Radio
"Julian was wrong. She thought it could be peaceful. But how can it be peaceful when they try to take away your dignity?"
Luke
"No, they're the Repenters.
The Renouncers flagellate themselves for the
forgiveness of humanity.

-Dating ain't what it used to be, is it amigo?"
Theo and Jasper talking about women.
"You could always come and live with us.
-Yeah, but if I did that, I wouldn't have anything to look forward to."
Jasper and Theo
"I don't talk politics.

-It's all you ever used to do.

That was twenty years ago, I'm a lot more successful now."
Theo and Julian
"She's my house cleaner.
He's the plumber.
He's my dentist.
He's the waiter.
She's my cousin.
They are illegal immigrants.
To hire, feed or shelter illegal immigrants is a
crime. Protect Britain. Report all illegal immigrants."
Radio on the bus
"Oh Theo come on you came for the money.

-Did I?"
Theo and Julian
"F*ck you staring at?"
Kee's first line. Nice first impression for the savior of humanity.
"One time the police came to throw us out of our squat, and Theo invited them up for coffee to negotiate.
Only the coffee was spiked with Ketamine."
Julian-
Theo in the old days
"But Julian said only trust you"
Kee to Theo
"I was carrying the baby up the stairs. I
started crying. I'd forgotten what they
look like, they're so beautiful."
Luke
"I'll call my baby Dylan. It's a girl's
name too"
Kee. Gives Theo a final smile as he passes away.
"Every time
one of our politicians is in trouble, a
bomb explodes."
Jasper
"Daddy government hands out suicide kits
and anti-depressants in the rations, but
Ganja is still illegal."
Jasper
"The Fishes are at war with the
British government until they recognize
equal rights for every immigrant in
Britain."
Ahm... One of the fish guys?
"That’s the sound of the ear cells dying.
Like their swan song. Once it’s gone,
you’ll never hear that frequency again."
Julian
"And in
his anger he has taken away his most
precious gift to us."
Religious preacher dude with the megaphone.
"You think I got over it? No-one could
get over it. I live with it. I think
about him every day."
Julian