My life is an apology for the life of my father.
A consciousness was like a face you saw once and forever recognized.
He thinks we're made of money.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you determined to leave me in this world to live without my heart?
I don't want to love you if you're only going to die.
There will be no yelling at people who are bleeding themselves to unconsciousness.
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.
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.
When Brocker arrived he took her hands and held them to his face and cried into them.
Dear Brigan, she thought to herself. People want incongruous, impossible things. Horses do, too.
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.
You're the queen, and it's the queen's house, and whatever Brigan may accomplish, he's highly unlikely ever to be queen.
Do you understand? I don't want you to do a thing if you don't understand it.
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?
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.
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.
Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with cake.
It was a very hard thing to have crushed the heart, and the hopes, of a friend.
Have you ridden over anyone you shouldn't?
It's hard to wake from a nightmare when the nightmare is real.
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.
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