Step one was me coming to Blair House and laying my head in your lap like I gave a damn about your forgiveness. This is a war, Mellie. You and I are at war. What happened today is one battle of many. And let’s be clear. The reason I leaked Liv’s name is because as long as you had her name in your arsenal of weapons, Olivia was at your mercy. Now she is free.
"Gladiators don’t have feelings. We rush into battle, we’re soldiers. We get hurt in a fight, we suck it up, and we hold it down, and we don’t question.