Birkhoff: I guess I figured when I left Division this time I wouldn't be running. You know, we'd get our clean slates and big check. Stupid, huh? Should have known better. This place doesn't do second chances, no matter what the brochures say.
Sonya: Maybe we all should have known better. But Nikita came back. She was willing to fight for us. We'd never had that before and... So we believed in her and in this place.
Birkhoff: Nikki's good at inspiring stupid people to do really stupid things.