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Arpid (Character)
from The Scorpion King (2002)

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The Scorpion King (2002)
Arpid: Let me tell you, after a hard day of looting and pillaging, there is no greater city than Gomorrah... except maybe Sodom.

Arpid: So, where are we going?
Mathayus: The Valley of the Dead.
Arpid: The Valley of the Dead? Nobody goes to the Valley of the Dead. That's why they call it the Valley of the Dead!
[the Scorpion King & the sorceress ride away on the camel]
Arpid: Wait for me, please!

[Mathayus revives an unconscious Arpid]
Arpid: What happened?
Mathayus: You got us in! I knew you could do it. A jug of your finest wine for my road-weary friend here.
Arpid: Wait a minute... the last thing that, that I remember was this huge Akkadian fist coming straight into my...

[Mathayus, Arpid, and the Sorceress have stopped at a pond]
The Sorceress: What do you think? Is it safe to drink?
Arpid: Woo hoo!
[Arpid jumps into the pond]
Mathayus: Not any more.

Arpid: [tied upside down over a fire] Stop! Stop, listen to me! I am a high priest of Set! Spare me, and I shall bless thee in five different languages!
Torturer: You'll scream in five different languages, horse thief.

[Mathayus and Arpid are buried up to their necks in sand. Around them, the guard drops burning scraps of cloth into the ant mounds]
Arpid: Fascinating, isn't it? The smoke, it causes the fire ants to abandon their homes, you see?
[the fire ants swarm out of the mounds, towards them]
Arpid: All the sooner to feast on our naked heads.
Mathayus: You think this is funny?
Arpid: It's a little bit funny, yes. You see, I am about to escape, while you on the other hand are about to die a horrible death, for leaving me to die last night!

[after getting inside the city gates]
Mathayus: All right, that was the easy part. Everybody know what to do?
Balthazar: Cripple the guards.
Philos: Ignite the powder.
Arpid: And try not to get killed.

Balthazar: Where do you think you're going with my horse?
Arpid: To Gomorrah. Nothing we can say will stop him.
Balthazar: Without your sorceress?
Mathayus: She returned to save the lives of your people. I won't let her face Memnon's wrath alone. Step aside.
Balthazar: Akkadian, you're riding to your death. If I let you ride alone...
[pause. Balthazar grins]
Balthazar: what glory would there be left for me?