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Quotes by Richard Rider (Earth-616)

Quote1 My brother has a brain, I'm sure he's gone where he could be the most help. You've never been to the old Nova homeworld, have you? Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 If I'm the only one left alive...who the hell is talking to me? Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 We had a fighting chance for two seconds. That chance is gone. I can't believe it. How is it possible that situation just got worse? No, seriously, how is it possible?. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 You've been monitoring the transmissions from Earth. You know what's going on down there. 'A house divided cannot stand.' WE had a United Front and look where it got us! They're split into warring factions down there...of no use to us, to ANYONE! It's as if they've forgotten how to be heroes! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 This is for the billions dead by your hand...THIS IS FOR NOVA CORPS! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Take your amulet, go back to Earth, and stay there. Because if I ever see you out here again... I'll rip it out of your chest myself and throw you into the darkest cell I can find. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Well, what we waiting on?! Let's take this guy down! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 We did what we had to do, what we always do. The right thing. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Danger, Will Robinson! You look cute when you're pouting, Nita. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 I don't know what's goin' on here, Nita -- but it stops right now! Even if it means I gotta take you out to do it!! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Move 'em away from the refugees first, Warriors! Hit 'em hard -- don't give 'em time to react! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 I can do anything, Angel. I can see in the dark. I can juggle cars. I can fly in outer space. Yeah, I can do anything...including burning the surface of this screwed-up planet to ash in order to find her. And if that's what it takes...then that's what I'm gonna do! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Aw, I don't friggin' believe it... ... Speedy! Is it really you? Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Sometimes I still feel like an average joe from Long Island. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Aha! There are the bad guys with their hands in the cookie jar! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Okay, let's review. Your ride is toast. I'm Nova. You're dead. Allow me to demonstrate. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Is this gonna hurt? Robbie? Is this like that time when you wired me into Sherlock and said it wouldn't hurt, but it did? A lot? Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Like most Rigellians, Irani's simultaneously smarter than God and as devoid of Personality as a Paper Clip. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Quasar died in front of my eyes. Even Thanos was killed. And you heard something... Vague? Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 I want to ask you, guys. Back in the day, was I a team player? Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Doctor, I was the cockiest son of a shlag this side of Zeta Reticula. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 I am Richard Rider, the Nova Prime, and you have killed far, far too many of my Centurions. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 I've come for my brother. You will hand him over or I'll burn you where you stand. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Here's what I think. I was right...but Worldmind was right too. There ought to be a Corps, but I want to build it slowly and carefully. You guys have all been exceptional. If you want to call it quits now, I'm happy with that. But if you want to stay and become the first generation of probationers, I'd be honored to have you. We'll train together, and work together. Then, when you're ready, we'll recruit the next generation together. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 I think the world's gone psycho and I want off. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 What the hell? Another Darkhawk? Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Blue blazes. Namorita? Babe...you're alive?! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 I can't. I can't. ... I won't lose you again! I love you, 'Nita! I won't let you d -- Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Human rocket, Worldmind. Human rocket. Nothing outruns us. Send out an 8x8 distress. Warn everybody that the Fault is a priority extradimensional threat. And worldmind...? ... Tell them I am responding. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Is every super hero twelve now? Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 Kid--you've got a Black Nova helmet. You're way faster than me. Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Quote1 I can do anything, Angel. I can see in the dark. I can juggle cars. I can fly in outer space. Yeah, I can do anything...including burning the surface of this screwed-up planet to ash in order to find her. And if that's what it takes...then that's what I'm gonna do! Quote2
--Richard Rider (Earth-616)

Conversations with Richard Rider (Earth-616)

Nova Vol 4 36 Textless
Nova
Drax's really been flapping his lip, hasn't he?
Conversation Tail
Annihilation Nova Vol 1 3 Textless
Quasar
So...?
Conversation Tail
Nova Vol 4 36 Textless
Nova
He thinks he's my mentor, you realize?
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Annihilation Nova Vol 1 3 Textless
Quasar
Did you ask him to be your mentor?
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Nova Vol 4 36 Textless
Nova
I may have mentioned something.
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Annihilation Nova Vol 1 3 Textless
Quasar
You watch yourself. He's bad news. Six months' time, I don't want to have to come after you because he's turned you into "Evil Nova".
Conversation Tail
Nova Vol 4 36 Textless
Nova
"Anti-Nova", surely?
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Annihilation Nova Vol 1 3 Textless
Quasar
Or "Dark Nova". "Dark Nova" is the union preferred form. So, about this stargate.
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Annihilation: Nova #3
Samuel Alexander (Earth-616) from New Warriors Vol 5 2 001
Sam Alexander
I can't keep up with school, my friends hate me, and the other Avengers... I get the sense that they don't want me around. I mean, really, there are more than enough superheroes in the world. I've been thinking lately that I need to start focusing on what's really important, You know? Figure out what I really need to do.
Conversation Tail
Nova Vol 4 11 Textless
Richard Rider
You gotta suck it up, kid.
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Sam Alexander
Sorry?
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Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Richard Rider
Look at me. I'm currently trapped inside a pocket dimension after sacrificing myself to entrap an intergalactic warlord. So now I'm stuck here, trapped inside an alien supercomputer for the rest of my life. I'll never see my home, my friends or my family ever again. And I would do it all again because of one simple reason: what would have happened if I didn't. Peace and order aren't the natural state of things. They had to be invented and they have to be constantly defended. That's why the Nova Corps was created. That's the legacy that you carry on. Yeah, I know, down on Earth, you've got the X-Men, the Avengers, Spider-Man, everyone. I can seem like things are taken care of. But relative stability... It's a house of cards, Sam. And there are people and things trying to blow it all down every single second. We need all the heroes we can get. I'm sorry Sam, but you have the power to help and save people. You're not allowed to give up.
Conversation Tail

Sam Alexander
I know you're right...
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Nova Vol 6 #11
Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Nova
I remember you said to me once, you said... 'if death ever comes your way and won't let you pass... make sure you scream right back in his face.'
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Annihilation Conquest - Starlord Vol 1 1 Textless
Star-Lord
I said that?
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Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Nova
You did.
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Annihilation Conquest - Starlord Vol 1 1 Textless
Star-Lord
Rich, you really shouldn't trust anything I say. Most of the time, I just make stuff up.
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Richard Rider (Earth-616)
Nova
I know. Let's scream in his face anyway.
Conversation Tail
Thanos Imperative #6

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