His last thought was that it hadn't been stupidity that had allowed his son to enchant him so easily with words. It had been love.
How unjust then to meet that person you love, and be kept away from them only because ones bed is made of hay , and the other, feathers.
I don't want to love you if you're only going to die.
I must stop wishing for things to happen. Because something will happen eventually, and when it does, I'll be bound to wish it hadn't.
A consciousness was like a face you saw once and forever recognized.
If she was suggesting she was too wise with the weight of her experience to fall prey to infatuation - well, the disproof was sitting before her in the form of a gray-eyed prince with a thoughtful set to his mouth that she found quite distracting.
And is it the way, in these kingdoms you fell from, for a woman to join forces with an unnatural child who's murdered her friend? Or is that expectation unique to you, and your infinitesimal heart?
It made Fire so angry, the thought of such a medicine, a violence done to herself to stop her from creating anything like herself. And what was the purpose of these eyes, this impossible face, the softness and the curves of this body, the strength of this mind; what was the point, if none of the men who desired her were to give her any babies, and all it ever brought her was grief? What was the purpose of a woman monster?
And of course she understood now why her body wanted to run whenever he appeared. It was a correct instinct, for there was nothing to be got from this but sadness.
It was a hurting tune, resigned, a cry of heartache for all in the world that fell apart. As ash rose black against the brilliant sky, Fire's fiddle cried out for the dead, and for the living who stay behind to say goodbye.
Are you determined to leave me in this world to live without my heart?
It was a very hard thing to have crushed the heart, and the hopes, of a friend.
Brigan spun around to face the man, swearing with as much as exasperation and fury as Fire had ever heard anyone swear. The man scuttled away in alarm.
It's hard to wake from a nightmare when the nightmare is real.
Dear Brigan, she thought to herself. People want incongruous, impossible things. Horses do, too.
My life is an apology for the life of my father.
Do you understand? I don't want you to do a thing if you don't understand it.
She crossed the room to him, put her arms around him, clung to him, turning her face to the side, learning all at once that it was awkward to show a person all of one's love when one's nose was broken.
Fire sat unbreathing. A life that was an apology for the life of his father: It was a notion she could understand, beyond words and thought. She understood it the way she understood music.
The world doesn't care who wins. It'll go on spinning no matter how many people are slaughtered tomorrow. No matter if you and I are slaughtered. I almost wish it wouldn't if we aren't allowed to go on spinning with it.
Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with cake.
Then I'm sorry I don't remember more. If we kew a person was going to die, we'd hold harder to the memories.
Have you ridden over anyone you shouldn't?
There will be no yelling at people who are bleeding themselves to unconsciousness.
He held up a finger and went to the hallway, where he tripped over Blotchy, and then over the two monster cats madly pursuing Blotchy. Swearing, he leaned over the landing and called to the guard that unless the kingdom fell to war or his daughter was dying, he better not be interrupted until further notice.
When Brocker arrived he took her hands and held them to his face and cried into them.
He thinks we're made of money.
You're the queen, and it's the queen's house, and whatever Brigan may accomplish, he's highly unlikely ever to be queen.
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