Ilyse Charpentier Quotes

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Melika Dannese Lux
“I know the consequences, Manon,” Ilyse conceded. “I know the fate you endured might one day be my own. But I refuse to be a prisoner for the rest of my life.”
Melika Dannese Lux, City of Lights: The Trials and Triumphs of Ilyse Charpentier

Melika Dannese Lux
“Do you often wonder,” she continued, desperately hoping her questions would win Vasily over, “what might have been had his gaze fallen upon some other miserable wretch? Yes, you would have been destitute, starving in the streets, scraping for your next meal…but even beggars are free.”
Melika Dannese Lux, City of Lights: The Trials and Triumphs of Ilyse Charpentier

Melika Dannese Lux
“I used to ask myself, ‘Sergei, would you rather spend your money on drink or women?’ and thanks to the club, I spend it on both and am called a patron of the arts.”
Melika Dannese Lux, City of Lights: The Trials and Triumphs of Ilyse Charpentier

Melika Dannese Lux
“Oh, come now, Manon,” Ilyse laughed, “It’s my job to liven things up a bit, too. I can’t let you and your dimples have all the fun.”
Melika Dannese Lux, City of Lights: The Trials and Triumphs of Ilyse Charpentier

Melika Dannese Lux
“Sergei doesn’t yearn for love…he thirsts for domination, and now he has finally achieved it.”
Melika Dannese Lux, City of Lights: The Trials and Triumphs of Ilyse Charpentier