The Darkling: Perhaps. But you have given me one. A chance to make amends, to finally win. The Fold was not your mistake -- Alina: The Fold was no mistake! The Darkling: I never intended for it to be the blight it's become. Or for men like the King or Zlatan to exploit it for their own gain. Alina: You put this collar on me to exploit my power for your gain! The Darkling: For us. To help us conquer the Fold together. You and me. You cannot do this on your own. And neither can I. Alina: We could've had this. All of it. You could've made me your equal. Instead, you made me this. You don't care who suffers, as long as you win. The Darkling: Fine. Make me your villain.
Dreesen: No businessman worth his salt hires his first applicant. Kaz: No. No, I understand. Of course, I will have to report you to the guild for kidnapping and harboring a prisoner without chain of title. Dreesen: You wouldn't. Kaz: No businessman worth his salt bargains for what he can take.