You're coming out any day now and I want to apologize in advance if I screw you up. It won't be intentional, and intention matters. No one gets out of childhood without some kind of trauma. And that kind of damage, it makes people put up walls. Make bad choices. Do bad things. But, when I screw you up, There is a possibility for you to come back from it. But, you can't do it alone. If you wanna heal, seek out people, find safe harbor. And if you're hurt, by people who love you, you have to be open to being loved again. Find just a small handful of friends who you like and you trust and, and if you're really lucky, find someone who gets you and loves you and take shelter in them. And provide them with shelter, because there's a pretty good chance they're damaged too. You're gonna be okay. We'll be okay. We'll figure this out together. I'm a quick study. You can be anything you wanna be in this life. Well, any kind of lawyer you wanna be.


Joanna: Billy, what if there's a little David Hanley growing inside me?
Billy: It's not possible. You won't let that happen.

Joanna: You know, adding a hedge fund to our roster of clients isn't the worst idea.
Billy: You ran away from that life.
Joanna: Corporate law wasn't the problem. The corporate lawyer was.

Kodie: When your baby comes, just forget all the books. We've been having babies since forever. Trust your instincts.
Joanna: I keep forgetting this has to come out.
Kodie: It's not that bad.
Joanna: You are such a liar.
Kodie: Okay, its kinda bad.

Things that happen in our past they inform our decisions, shape our biases. We're all just broken, little children.


Joanna: Your test has an objective and a subjective part. You get the data and you interpret it. You draw conclusions from observations. So is there really ever a sure?
Stone: Experience makes me sure. Twenty-five years.
Joanna: So it is just your opinion?
Stone: An expert opinion.

Joanna: We stay up until we figure it out.
Luna: Uh, no. You're sleeping for two now and you barely sleep enough for one as it is.
Joanna: I'm not tired.
Luna: I got this. Okay?

Joanna: Just what the world needs; another assassin. That's what my father called me, what he trained me to be.
Luna: You're not gonna do that.
Joanna: He really did a number on us, huh?
Luna: Yeah.
Joanna: You know what I can't figure out about doctor Stone?
Luna: Hmm. How he could be such a dick?
Joanna: Convincing those boys at Legacy Pines to run away from their parents. Creating a test, to steal kids. Why?
Luna: He wanted to play god.
Joanna: Why does someone wanna play god?
Luna: Control.
Joanna: And someone who desires control usually had it taken away, an event that left them helpless.
Luna: Childhood trauma. The gift that keeps on giving.

You're pregnant and you never talk about it, which is super weird. But I'm excited because I get to be an aunt.


Joanna: You can't find a heartbeat.
Doctor: Well, sometimes it takes a few seconds.
Joanna: It's been a few minutes.

Joanna: Our only shot at winning is if we show the court that you aren't who they think you are.
Kodie: What if I fail.
Joanna: You won't. I know you can do this. When we were kids, you were the strong one. You never let me give up. I'm going to do the same for you.

Joanna: I have to prove that a famous doctor is wrong in a field of science I don't understand. He's testified in hundreds of trials. He's seasoned, practiced, and prepared.
Billy: So are we.
Joanna: He has everything to lose.
Billy: So do we. The clock's running. Kodie's kids are gonna be adopted out. Losing isn't an option.

Beauty and the Beast Quotes

Vargas:This is where he lives? A chemical plant?
Cat: He's a researcher, maybe he works from home?
Vargas: Or maybe it's a meth lab.
Cat: Just my type.

Everyone told me it was just a coyote or a bear. This thing I thought I had seen was just a result of my concussion or post traumatic stress. No, the men who killed my mother were beasts. I believed them. Until now.