Absentia Season 2 Episode 6: "Cover" Quotes
Julianne: This has been an exceptionally difficult time for you.
Nick: Being the poster boy for the convoy lie.
Julianne: You are just doing your job.
Nick: I don’t remember this part in the oath we took.
Julianne: Our job is to keep America safe and allow our citizens to sleep well at night. I’d say the greater good is being served. Whether you believe it or not, you’re serving your country honorably.
Crown: I thought this was about more than just you getting a scoop.
Erica: I’m a journalist, for Christ sake, I’m doing my job.
Emily: So much for keeping a low profile.
Cal: Yeah, well he has no idea I’m Bureau.
Emily: He knows your real name.
Cal: Half the guys in here are working under an alias.
Emily: And what if he looks into my cover?
Cal: I don’t think it’s your cover that he’s interested in.
Emily: I don’t care what you think. Focus on the job.
Alice: Maybe talking to a professional would help.
Nick: I’m not one of your clients.
Alice: Well, maybe I wouldn’t have to play counselor if you’d get some help instead of repressing everything with this Captain America facade. You’re not the only one with problems.
Nick: You can’t begin to understand.
[to a dancer] Don’t let them write your history for you.Emily
Crown: As far as the public is concerned, Rex Wolfe does not and can not exist.
Nick: Is this because I screwed up or are you just covering your ass?
Crown: It’s neither. It’s orders. HQ. This way you get to be a hero.
Nick: No, I get to be a liar.