The Strain

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The strain
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You are standing before beings of great honor, dignity, power. The Ancients.


Nora: Where is he?
Eph: He ran down the building and disappeared.
Fet: In direct sunlight?
Eph: In direct sunlight
Fet: I thought that couldn't happen because the sunlight would kill him.
Setrakian: What he did I did not know he was capable of doing.
Dutch: But you injured him right? I mean that's why the others ran off?
Setrakian: I was wrong.
Eph: Well if sunlight doesn't kill him what does?
Setrakian: We're lost.

Setrakian: Since the beginning of creation boys have hunted beside their fathers. This is no different.
Eph: This is very different. We're fighting to protect each other. We're going to get through this and we're gonna win.

Gus: What the hell are you? If you're planning on eating Mexican tonight you're gonna choke I promise you that shit.
Quinlan: I did not bring you all the way down here to drink you.
Gus: Down here where huh?
Quinlan: Deep underground, somewhere safe.

This Strain, this virus changes its host's body through a violent corruptive metamorphosis. You can see a bizarre growth emanating from the throat, forming a kind of stinger through which a worm parasite passes from the carrier to the victim.


Dutch: I brought you a plan.
Eph: We don't need any more plans. What we need is a win.
Dutch: Okay then, I brought you a win.

Have you come here to destroy me? The old professor has a new pupil. To fail as he failed. I have taken everything from him and I will take everything from you. Your wife, your son. I am a drinker of men.

The Master

Stay to the right. The third rail, I don't know if it's live down here but at 625 volts you don't want to find out.


You and I are not assassins. Fet, that kill happy exterminator, this comic-con mission's his wet dream. And the old man's consumed by an ancient grudge. They have no plan B because they have have no one but themselves at risk.


Palmer: Human DNA decays as we age. Over time it frays and it fails and we follow suit. But it's a code that can be rewritten. Re-write the software and you control the hardware. The meat, muscle and tissue that is mankind.
Dutch: To what end?
Palmer: If hacking is about exploring the limits of what is possible, then I am on the verge of achieving what you would consider the ultimate hack. Cheating death.
Dutch: Immortality?
Palmer: Yes

We need to look at all the decommissioned tunnels and lines near the World Trade Center.


Dutch: Do you know Eldritch Palmer?
Setrakian: One of the most powerful men in the world, yes.
Dutch: He hired me.
Setrakian: To do what?
Dutch: I worked my ass off to shut the internet down.

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The Strain Quotes

Love is going to guide them all back. To their homes. To their loved ones.


He's back. I don't know if I have the strength to do it all over again.