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“I do love you. I think you know that, but just in case...I love you. ”
Eileen Wilks, On the Prowl
tags: love
“People always wanted someone to blame, didn't they?”
Eileen Wilks, On the Prowl
“Regrets are the most useless form of guilt. They always arrive too late to do any good.”
Eileen Wilks, Tempting Danger
“How to put this feeling, this certainty, into something as limited as words?”
Eileen Wilks, On the Prowl
“You're so far off base this time you can't even see the base!”
Eileen Wilks, On the Prowl
“Dogs make sense. They understand hierarchy and the need to cooperate. They come when you call them. A cat though—a cat will take your number and get back to you. Maybe. If he’s in a good mood.”
Eileen Wilks, Mortal Danger
“Women were complicated creatures. Any man who thought he had one figured out simply wasn’t paying attention,”
Eileen Wilks, Mortal Danger
“We don't go to the ocean for anything as simple as happiness, do we? We
go there to feel alive. Like life, the ocean holds chance and change, grief and terror and beauty. It promises mortality, not peace.”
Eileen Wilks, Tempting Danger
“Who wants to feel everything everyone else feels all the time?”
Eileen Wilks, On the Prowl
“But not all scars showed, did they?”
Eileen Wilks, Mortal Ties
tags: scars
“Don't call the man a claustrophobe just because small spaces scare him. Right.”
Eileen Wilks, Tempting Danger
“But when you slice truth too thin, you deceive.”
Eileen Wilks, Mortal Danger
“She wasn’t entertainment for him. He
didn’t need her to make him laugh or bolster his ego or to figure him out so he wouldn’t have to. A lot of men who said they were looking for a relationship really wanted a combination sex buddy, therapist, and mirror.”
Eileen Wilks, Mortal Danger
“Marriage and especially the ceremony which announces it, the wedding... That is how we say to the world, 'These two are now a family, and with this joining our families are joined, too. And you had damned well better respect that.”
Eileen Wilks, Blood Magic
“I see you. I will be careful with the places that hurt.”
Eileen Wilks, Mortal Sins
“He stared at the heart of his heart, the one woman in the world for him”
Eileen Wilks, Tempting Danger
“I need to check your ankle.”
“Ask.”
“If you object, I—”
“Giving me a chance to object is not the same as asking permission. You’re used to telling people what to do. That works with those guards you’re in charge of. You aren’t in charge of me. You have to ask.”
One corner of his mouth turned up. “It’s more efficient my way.”
“If your primary goal in life is efficiency, you should just die.”
That startled him. His head actually jerked back. “What?”
“The most efficient way to live a life is to die a couple seconds after you’re born. Pfft. Done.” She dusted her hands to demonstrate that. “It’s too late for you to achieve optimal efficiency, but you could still . . .”
Eileen Wilks, Blood Challenge
“Uh - do you want to do it outside?
"Frequently. Oh, you meant the wedding. That, too.”
Eileen Wilks, Blood Magic
“She had of course, kept working. He liked to think she would have moved under the table to continue her task if a gun battle had broken out, but he wasn't sure.”
Eileen Wilks, Tempting Danger
“This was what she needed… the quiet turning to the other in the middle of the night, the wordless meeting of lips, skin, breath. The trust, unfurling one pale petal at a time, that he would be there.”
Eileen Wilks, Mortal Danger
“Bleeding isn't optional for most of us.”
Eileen Wilks, On the Prowl
“Religion turned some folks belligerent.”
Eileen Wilks, On the Prowl
“My feelings were hurt. Once I started I couldn't seem to let it go.
Be strange if the person who matters most in the whole world couldn't hurt your feelings, wouldn't it?”
Eileen Wilks, Blood Magic
“Humans were peculiar. They were by turns squeamish and appallingly violent.”
Eileen Wilks, On the Prowl
“Living is very serious, very real. It is also always a game. If we are wise, it is very real, very terrible, and very lovely, and a good deal of fun.”
Eileen Wilks, Blood Magic
“It's okay to play turtle for a while, as long as you don't get too fond of your shell.”
Eileen Wilks, Night Season
“We aren't guaranteed the time we think we
need to mend fences with those we love.”
Eileen Wilks, Blood Lines
“What?" She drew herself up, stern as a cat presented with the wrong food for dinner.”
Eileen Wilks, Tempting Danger
“Guilt always makes the other feelings worse.”
Eileen Wilks, Blood Magic
“Death cuts off possibilities. Even if they were possibilities you never meant to act on, it feels different
when they’re gone.”
Eileen Wilks, Mortal Ties

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