“I think in the world today we’ve had plenty enough
of male-driven everything and it’s finally time to see how wonderful the
world can be with beautiful, strong intelligent women kicking some
major ass.” - Chris Pine on Wonder Woman (2017)
Honorable Mentions: Yuki Kashima in Lady Snowblood (1973), Coffy from Coffy (1973), Fox in Wanted (2008), Alice from The Resident Evil Series (2002), Selene in Underworld (2003), China O Brien from China O Brien (1990), Xiao Mei in House of Flying Daggers (2004), Cheng Tai-Nan from My Young Auntie (1981), Azumi in Azumi (2003), Chang Hsuan-yen from Come Drink with Me (1966) and Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad (2016).
Anders: No wonder they call this the Dragon Age. The bloody things are everywhere.
Anders this is literally the first place where we’ve run into any dragons, other than Flemeth and you weren’t even there. Although I guess to be fair that’s just this game.
Speculated dialogue from right before the Bone Pit boss dragon fight:
[everyone peering from behind a boulder or something] Hawke: Well, that miner wasn’t wrong, that is a pretty huge dragon. So… has any of you actually fought one before, by any chance? Fenris: No. Merrill: Like I just said, never even seen one. Apart from Asha'bellanar. Anders: Yes. Anders: …What? I’m a Grey Warden. You seem to keep forgetting that even though it’s the reason you sought me out in the first place. The Archdemons are dragons. Hawke: I thought you weren’t recruited until after the Archdemon was defeated. Anders: Well, yes. But. I’ve still fought a dragon, with the Hero of Ferelden. Hawke: That’s good then! Any tips? Anders: Uhh… pretty much both ends and also the sides bite, so have fun with that, Fenris, Hawke. Also their breath does spirit damage, no wait the Commander said it might but it was lightning, no actually the normal ones probably just breathe fire? And may or may not turn into a bunch of energy orbs mid-battle? Anders: Look, I don’t even know. The one we fought was actually a dragon ghost made out of lightning. …I’d love to be able to say that’s the weirdest thing I saw while traveling with her.
The Chantry teaches us that it is the hubris of men which brought the darkspawn into our world. The mages had sought to usurp Heaven, but instead, they destroyed it. They were cast out, twisted and cursed by their own corruption. They returned as monsters, the first of
the darkspawn. They became a blight upon the lands, unstoppable and
relentless. The dwarven kingdoms were the first to fall. And from the
deep roads, the darkspawn drove at us again and again, until finally we
Nathaniel: you killed my father. i hate you. i literally hate you. i came here to kill you but i’d settle for robbing you. looking at your face makes me angry. i would rather be hanged than be near you.