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“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“Could we wear spandex and blow things up?”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“She's under duress," Peaseblossom said.
"I don't care if she's under duress, over it, or alongside it," Moth said. "Nothing in this world supersedes cake.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
tags: humor
“What a diva!"
"Stupid, men can't be divas..."
"Divo, then."
"That just sounds weird. Call him a jerk and be done with it.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“What color is pandemonium? It sounds yellow.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“The Brigands charged in with their weapons drawn.
"Who are you?" Young Bertie asked.
"We're the bad guys!" their leader announced.
"What are you going to do?"
"Plunder and pillage!" one of them yelled.
The others immediately shoved him. "Not in front of the kid, Ralph! Fer cryin' out loud..."
"Oh, yeah. Sorry! We're here to take your candy!”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“The only reason I'm friends with any of you is because I outgrew the von Trapps, one annoying Austrian at a time.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“Words are like the delicate stitches in the dress you wear, holding the fabric of the garmet together. Without them, the dress and the world are nothing but barren cloth”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream
“You're a little tall to play Ariel." said Moth.
"And you have way too many muscles," said Mustardseed.
"But you might be able to pull it off," Cobweb said, "if you can look really constipated.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“He dodged remarkably fast for a melancholy introvert.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“Crazier than a bag full of crazy?”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“And now, the bane of your existence, the killer of all joys, the Stage Manager-”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“One o' these days, lass, I'm goin' t' still that mouth o' yers. - Nate”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“I always walked the ragged edge.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“You didn't just write the play, Bertie," Peaseblossom said suddenly. "You ordered the Players about, shouted, and threw an artistic hissy fit. Do you know what that makes you?"
"A temperamental fusspot?" Mustardseed guessed.
"Crazier than a bag full of crazy?" Moth said.
"Close," Peaseblossom said. "It makes her a Director.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“He pulled her close. “Someday, I will win your trust, and you will be the one to set me free. I know it.”
“I won’t.” Bertie recoiled from both him and the assertion she would do such a thing. “Not ever.”
Ariel made no move to touch her again, though his words were a caress. “Don’t make promises you won’t be able to keep.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a fairy in possesion of a good appetite must be in want of pie.”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream
“I may hold ye at arm's length....But I want ye t' be mine an' mine alone. - Nate to Bertie, as they danced.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“What's past is prologue, and the world awaits.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“Apologize at once, or feel the wrath of my toothpick!”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream
“Our unguarded reactions are the most honest ones.”
Lisa Mantchev, So Silver Bright
“Maybe I got sick of accusations, sick of being Polonius's daughter, and Laertes's sister, and Hamlet's girlfriend. Maybe I wanted, for a short while, simply to be myself.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars
“There was no slipper, nor spinning wheel, nor true love's first kiss. This was not a fairy tale with a happily ever after.”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream
“Bertie, the boys are trying to eat my boyfriend!' - Peaseblossom”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream
“And you can call me Bertie. Unexpected use of Beatrice makes me think I'm in trouble.”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream
“Seek out the company of those who will never ask you to jump," the earth advised.
Bertie remembered the rush of feathers as she soared above the audience. "I can catch myself."
"Of those whose love will never fill your lungs with water-" the earth argued.
"But it did not kill me."
"there should be more to love," said the earth, "than 'it did not kill me.' More than 'I survived it.”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream
“There should be more to love," said the earth, "than 'it did not kill me.' More than 'I survived it.”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream
tags: love
“Ariel contributed nothing to the speculation, instead crossing his arms one over the other. The action recalled his butterfly familiars from the skies, and they flocked to him with eager wing beats.
"Bats!" Moth flailed at the air. "Vampire bats!"
"Don't be ridiculous," Peaseblossom said with a sniff. "Vampire bats don't sparkle.”
Lisa Mantchev, So Silver Bright
“The illusion of freedom is just another sort of prison-”
Lisa Mantchev, So Silver Bright
“His tiny, naked butt disappeared into the stream as he cried, "Wheeeee! Balls out!"
I think that's a rugby reference," Bertie said. "But don't quote me on that.”
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