Nolan: [to Irisa] So what you do, bust him out?
Irisa: I don't like chains.
Nola: You did the right thing.
Irisa: Amanda helped.
Nolan: Wow, so we were right to trust her.

Irisa: Are we ever gonna make it to Antarctica?
Nolan: Antarctica is not real kid.
Irisa: You sure of that?
Nolan? No, but this town is. I'm sure of that.

Nolan: Relax; it's just like Kansas City.
Irisa: You got knifed in Kansas City.
Nolan: This is a completely different situation.

Nolan: I'm starting to like this place.
Irisa: This is a bad idea.

Nolan: You do nice work doc.
Doc Yewll: I appreciate the compliment. Also appreciate prompt payment.
Nolan: Yeah, uh, see we were um robbed. I know I got something around here.
Doc Yewll: Keep it in your pants. Buy the girl a meal. You'll pay me when you can.
Doc Yewll: [After Nolan and Irisa leave] Freaking dead beats.

Irisa: I'm not trapped in here. If I wanted I could have grabbed your wrist and broke every finger on your hand and taken the keycard for the cell, which you left hanging on your belt. Before you knew what was happening, I would have been out of this cage, separating your head from the rest of you with one of my blades.
Tommy: What is wrong with you?
Irisa: You wanted conversion.

Tommy: What did Nolan do to save you?
Irisa: Something I couldn't do for myself.
Tommy: Which was?
Irisa: He murdered my parents.

Nolan: Hey Doc, how you doing up there?
Doc Yewll: If you rush me, we all go boom. If you yell at me, we all go boom. Now you know how I'm doing up here.

Irisa: Took you long enough
Nolan: I forgot where they put the off switch on the 2037 model.

Tommy: Elah Bandik is under arrest.
Male Castithan: For what?
Tommy: Loitering.

Nolan: You get some side bets going on. I'll try to carry this bum as long as I can.
Irisa: You're an idiot.
Nolan: I know.

Rafe, you can do the right thing by your dead child, or you can do the right thing or by the two living ones. But you cannot do both. You make your choice right now.


Defiance Quotes

Tommy: [To Nolan] Come on, give me your wrists.
Nolan: You took too long, I got bored [handing Tommy the handcuffs]

Garrett: Tommy, I told you to watch him, not cuff him.
Tommy: He was armed.
Garrett: Now he's unarmed. See that patch on his shoulder? If he really wanted to hurt you, those cuffs wouldn't stop him.