I will not forget one line of this, not one day. I swear. I will always remember when the Doctor was me.
It wasn't, of course, from him.
“I remember watching it all and getting the tickling in my chest and thinking to myself: This is what happiness feels like.” ― Gayle Forman, If I stay
He had been here before, lots of times. He’d grown up with this recurring dream forest. Its roots were tangled in his veins.
what do you think they’ll do to him?
whatever it takes to break you.
For where all love is, the speaking is unnecessary.
[..] Stepping forward, leaning over the hood of the car, Ronan pressed his finger to the windshield, and while they watched, he wrote:
Nothing left to lose, but my own head.
I stood there watching dark spirals unfurl around her, trying to comprehend what I was seeing. Searching Baghra’s strange features, I saw the explanation clearly written there. I saw the ghost of what must have once been a beautiful woman, a beautiful woman who gave birth to a beautiful son.
“You’re his mother,” I whispered numbly.
if being wrong’s a crime, i’m serving forever / if being strong’s your kind, then i need help here with this feather / if being afraid is a crime, we hang side by side / at the swinging party down the line
Aedion growled again, his eyes—their matching eyes—gleaming in the dark.
“I don’t see what all the fuss is about. So what if you burned a few books? Those librarians deserve it. When we’re older, maybe we’ll burn it to the ground together.”
She knew he meant it. He’d burn the library, the city, or the whole world to ashes if she asked him. It was their bond, marked by blood and scent and something else she couldn’t place. A tether as strong as the one that bound her to her parents.
Stronger, in some ways.
Heir of Fire | Dorian Havilliard (spoilery!)
Chaol kept his sword drawn. “I will not go to Anielle,” he growled. “And I will not serve you a moment longer. There is one true king in this room—there always has been. And he is not sitting on that throne.”