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Gabriel's Inferno (Gabriel's Inferno, #1) Gabriel's Inferno by Sylvain Reynard
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“Why not think that sometimes—just sometimes—you can overcome evil with silence? And let people hear their hatefulness in their own ears, without distraction. Maybe goodness is enough to expose evil for what it really is, sometimes.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Kindness is never wasted.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Sometimes goodness doesn't tell everything it knows. Sometimes goodness waits for the appropriate time and does the best it can with what it has.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Look at me. Look into my eyes." His eyes fixed on hers as they fluttered open.
"I'll give you anything. My body, my soul, Take them. Take everything.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“I’ve always had a terrible weakness for beautiful but sad things.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“When I am an old man and I can remember nothing else, I will remember this moment. The first time my eyes beheld an angel in the flesh. “I will remember your body and your eyes, your beautiful face and breasts, your curves and this.” He traced his hand around her navel before dragging it lightly to the top of her lower curls. “I will remember your scent and your touch and how it felt to love you. But most of all, I will remember how it felt to gaze at true beauty, both inside and out. For you are fair, my beloved, in soul and in body, generous of spirit and generous of heart. And I will never see anything this side of heaven more beautiful tham you”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“If I have a soul, it's yours.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“You, of all people, deserve a happy ending. Despite everything that happened to you, you aren't bitter. You aren't cold. You've just retreated a little and been shy, and that's okay. If I were a fairy godmother, I would give you your heart's desire in an istant. And I would wipe away your tears and tell you not to cry.

-Rachel to Julia”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“I want you forever, not just for tonight.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“All believers are hypocrites because none of us live up to our beliefs.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Ever had a beer before?" Gabriel grinned.
She shook her head.
"Then I'm glad I'm your first."

"Have you ever held a boy's hand before?" She shook her head, and he laughed softly. "Then I'm glad I'm your first."

"Have you ever been kissed by a boy?"
She blushed deeply and shook her head.
"Then I'm glad I'm your first."

"Have you ever fallen asleep in the arms of a boy before, Beatrice?"
She shook her head.
"Then I'm glad I'm your first."

"I haven't really danced like this before," she said wistfully.
"Then I'm glad I'm your first."

"Has a man ever asked you to marry him before?"
She shook her head, covering her mouth with her hand.
"Then I'm glad I'm your first.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“I’m going to be thrown out of Paradise tomorrow, Beatrice. Our only hope is that you find me afterward. Look for me in Hell.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“When I told you that I was intending to worship you with my body, I meant it. With all my heart. I will never take from you. I will only give. In my bed and outside of it.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“I found my hope when I found you.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“You blossom under kindness, don't you? Like a rose.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“How long did you want me to stay?”

“Forever.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“For the rest of my life, I'll dream of hearing your voice breathe my name.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Being without you, Julianne, is like enduring an endless night without stars.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Bad things happen to everyone. Not that this was an excuse or a justification for wronging another human being. Still, all humans had this shared experience — that of suffering. No human being left this world without shedding a tear, or feeling pain, or wading into the sea of sorrow.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“You can’t do it, can you? Your skin remembers me, and so does your heart. You told them to forget, but they can’t. Remember me, Beatrice. Remember your first.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“When a man kneels before a woman, it’s a gesture of chivalry. When a woman kneels before a man, it’s unseemly.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“I'm sorry you don't want to know me anymore. I will spend the rest of my life regretting the fact that I wasted my second chance to know you. And I will always be conscious of your absence."- Gabriel to Julia.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Sometimes people, when left alone, can hear their own hatefulness for themselves. Sometimes goodness is enough to expose evil for what it really is.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“For if you truly believe that kindness is never wasted, you have to hold tightly to that belief even when the kindness is thrown back in your face”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“We need to see with our hearts and not our eyes.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Open your eyes.”
Julia looked up into a pair of blue orbs that were startlingly clear and very emotional, but she could not decipher the emotions. He smiled and pressed his lips to her forehead again before rolling onto his back and gazing up at the stars.
“What are you thinking?” She shifted herself so that she was curled up at his side, close to but not touching him with her body.
“I was thinking about how I waited for you. I waited and waited, and you never came.” He smiled at her sadly.
“I’m sorry, Gabriel.”
“You’re here now. Apparuit iam beatitudo vestra.
“I don’t know what that means.” She sounded shy.
“It means now your blessedness appears. But really, it should be now my blessedness appears. Now that you’re here.” He pulled her closer, snaking his arm beneath her neck and down to her waist where he splayed his hand, fingers wide, at the small of her back. “For the rest of my life, I’ll dream of hearing your voice breathe my name.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“Facilis descensus Averni," he whispered, his ominous and preternatural words striking her very soul. "The descent to Hell is easy.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“After all we've shared, I just want to hold you and be close. Rest in my arms and know that I love you.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“I will remember your scent and your touch and how it felt to love you. But most of all, I will remember how it felt to gaze at true beauty, both inside and out. For you are fair, my beloved, in soul and in body, generous of spirit and generous of heart. And I will never see anything this side of heaven more beautiful than you.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno
“That was before I decided to bring an angel to my bed.”
Sylvain Reynard, Gabriel's Inferno

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