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Quotes by Kaine Parker (Earth-616)

Quote1.png Annabelle. She's beautiful. Kind. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Belladonna Boudreaux, leader of the Assassins Guild. Beautiful, smart, lethal... if she weren't screwing with my life so badly, I think I might fall for her. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png The girl's got some kind of fire powers. That's popular. But you can see the self-righteousness on her face. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png He believed in me-- just like his husband, Dr. Donald Meland. They pleaded for me to stay in Houston. Guilted me into it, actually. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png The thing in the space suit ... I seriously hope that's a mask. But whatever it is, it sure looks pissed. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png She's a kid, and she's as strong as me. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Harvest, one of the super-powered assassins that came after me in Houston. I cut off his leg with a katana. He might still be mad about it, I'm not sure. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I... I'm sorry. I'm so sorry. I thought she loved me... I couldn't stop myself, I was so angry... Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png And there's Smithy. Him, there's no question. He hates me. He can teleport guns into his hands, so I broke his hands. And then stabbed him in the hand. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Officer Wally Layton. Like some kind of damn cheerleader, he wanted a super hero for his own town. We've faced death together. Now he's facing it because of me. He believed in me-- Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
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--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png This... this is who I am. A killer. A murderer. My body may be healed, my mined may be clear... But the blood on my hands will never come off, no matter what I do. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Good plan. I've got a better one. How about we find Black Marvel, and you guys just worry about kicking Hornet's ass?! Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Now, I've been given a second chance. I'm being shown a better path. A better way... The way of the Scarlet Spider. But no matter how much I try to be that better man, despite any newfound respect for life... That monster is still inside of me. And right now, it's telling me one thing. KILL CARNAGE! Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png How many times has he been locked up only to escape and kill again? At a certain point, it's not his fault anymore. He is what he is. He kills because we let him. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png We were born to misery-- Don't you realize that? The only peace we can ever know-- --is the peace of the grave! Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png But those feelings... so vague, so unfathomable... didn't nurture me as they did you-- they tore me apart! Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png He already has become me. In his heart of hearts, he always was. And I...I was him. But it's over now, Ben. At long last--it's over. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I'm going to kill Peter Parker. I'm going to find everyone who pushed me into being a better person. Who urged me to do the right thing, to be a hero. Then I'm going to kill them. Because this? This is not what I signed up for. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png This is my element. This I understand. Straightforward. Black and white. There's no mystery here. They try to kill me... And I do worse to them. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png My name is Kaine. They're calling me Scarlet Spider now. Another man's name... a better man. But I'm trying. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png ... He's right. Everything he said, everything Kraven said... It's true. I fought super heroes... I killed people. For money... I even killed people I thought I loved. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I... am... not... SPIDER-MAN! Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Anyone else want some Christmas spirit? Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I can talk to spiders. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png He has been marked. He dies. As shall many others. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png We're not the same, Louise. Don't ever say that. You have no idea who I am. What I am. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png With great power must come great responsibility. That's one way to go. With great power also comes the ability to rain down hell on those who prey on the weak, people who couldn't fight the monsters. To stop people like me. I think that's the way I'll go. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Talking werewolves. From Mexico. Here we go. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png This is what I was always meant to be. My name is Kaine. Not man, but Spider. Not one... But the Other. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png For so long, I struggled with the question of wheter I was a monster or not. I don't struggle anymore. My name is Kaine and now... Now I know I'm a monster. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Who's next? Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I'm no hero. I know what I am now... but you... you are a hero. Act like it. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png My name is Kaine. And death was the only thing I'd ever known. I am a monster, but once...once I asked myself if things could be different. If now that I wasn't dying, I could truly live. That I could find a home. Friends. Love. I have my answer. Not every story has a happy ending. Not every sin can be redeemed. This is who I am. I'm done trying to be something I'm not. I'm done trying to be a hero. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png You don’t get it, do you? I used a move he came up with. A suit he built. In a moment he provided. I just struck down a monster at its weakest. He healed millions in their time of greatest need. It was the Spider-Man who won the day. And there is only one like him. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png She's a kidnapped single mother of a dying child. No matter what else is going on, that's the first, biggest concern. I'm needed, so I help. Or have you forgotten the whole "hero" thing? Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Dammit. This girl kisses me once and suddenly I can't focus. I wonder if Ben ever has this problem. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Our powers... web-shooters... all but useless up here. What does "super" strength or enhanced speed mean in zero gravity? How do we save these people from Verna? Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png My name is Kaine. I never run from anything. Tonight I make an exception. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I'm doing something very very stupid... don't screw up my hero moment, Parker. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png You don’t get it, do you? I used a move he came up with. A suit he built. In a moment he provided. I just struck down a monster at its weakest. He healed millions in their time of greatest need. It was the Spider-Man who won the day. And there is only one like him. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png The scars are gone. The degeneration is gone. But for the first time in my life... I'm not dying. For the first time in my life, I realize I don't have to be the man I see in the mirror. I may not be able to forget my past... But I can be someone better. For the first time in my life... I'm alive. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png The Assassins Guild. But they're not coming just for Meland anymore... They'll be coming for me. Quote2.png
--Kaine Parker (Earth-616)

Conversations with Kaine Parker (Earth-616)

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Scarlet Spider
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Scarlet Spider
Oh, what? Mephisto made you do it? Oldest excuse in the book.
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Ben Reilly: Scarlet Spider #24
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Scarlet Spider
You guys, you call yourself The Rangers... superheroes, right?
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Texas Twister
Yep.
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Scarlet Spider
Good. This one's all yours.
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Scarlet Spider Vol 2 #8
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Wolverine
What are you, Spider-Man's evil clone?
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Scarlet Spider
Yeah.
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Wolverine
Pfft. I got a clone, too.
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Scarlet Spider Vol 2 #18
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Doctor Octopus
I am Otto Octavius... known as Doctor Octopus to the great unwashed and uneducated! Do not be lulled into a false sense of security by the extra poundage I carry! Spider-Man, Daredevil and even Captain America himself have sufficient reason to respect my battle process!
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Kaine
I am Kaine! My actions will speak for me!
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The Spectacular Spider-Man #221
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Scarlet Spider
I know another idiot who talks about responsibility a lot.
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Venom
Yeah? I know a great man who does the same.
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Scarlet Spider Vol 2 #10

Justice
Warriors... Defend!
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Scarlet Spider
Defend?! Is that your new battle cry?
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Water Snake
This is weakness. "Warriors, attack" or "Warriors, kill" is much stronger.
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New Warriors Vol 5 #8
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Scarlet Spider
I'm not the Jackal anymore, Kaine. I'm the Scarlet Spider.
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Scarlet Spider
No, Ben. I am.
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Ben Reilly: Scarlet Spider #4
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Scarlet Spider
Otto Octavius -- the creator of this lab -- used cloning technology in an attempt to make himself immortal. Some very dangerous people used that technology to escape a prison.
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Spider-Woman
And we're going after them.
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Scarlet Spider
Just one of them.
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Spider-Force #1

Quote1.png You are Spider-Man, but not. Your scent... the same, but different. Quote2.png
--Carlos Lobo
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Madame Web
She's a god now, Peter. And she'll march across this globe, infecting all life! You are the only one who can stop that--with her death.
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Spider-Man
No! That's not me. And it never will be. C'mom, partner! Parker brothers away!
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Kaine
That is not our catchphrase. We'd get sued.
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Quote1.png You know, for a super hero, you're pretty scary. Quote2.png
--Dr. Donald Meland
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The Other
Tell me of the innocents you killed.
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The Other
Tell me of the woman you murdered.
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The Other
Tell me of the brother you tortured.
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The Other
Tell me of the father you betrayed.
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Quote1.png You're an idiot. You saved Aracely's life. You saved my life. According to Wally, you saved the life pf every single person in Houston. I don't known what happened in Galveston, but I'm guessing you did good. And at the Galleria... how many more people would have died had you not been there? That's not a monster to me. Whatever your past is... that's before. This is now. We need you. Not some super hero, we need you. You're a little rough around the edges. For Houston... that makes you perfect. Quote2.png
--Dr. Donald Meland
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Aracely Penalba
But it's so boring. We've got these powers! We have a responsibility--
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Kaine Parker
That's Spider-Man, not me. I'm his clone, all the power... None of the responsibility.
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