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P.C. Cast
“You're my queen, and anyone who says different can fuck off.”
P.C. Cast and Kristen Cast, Burned

Maggie Stiefvater
“Humans were so circular; they lived the same slow cycles of joy and misery over and over, never learning. Every lesson in the universe had to be taught billions of times, and it never stuck. How arrogant we are, Adam thought, to deliver babies who can’t walk or talk or feed themselves. How sure we are that nothing will destroy them before they can take care of themselves. How fragile they were, how easily abandoned and neglected and beaten and hated. Prey animals were born afraid.

He had not known to be born afraid, but he’d learned.

Maybe it was good that the world forgot every lesson, every good and bad memory, every triumph and failure, all of it dying with each generation. Perhaps this cultural amnesia spared them all. Perhaps if they remembered everything, hope would die instead.”
Maggie Stiefvater, Blue Lily, Lily Blue

Marilynne Robinson
“It seemed to her there was a peacefulness about him that came with resignation, with the extinction of that last hope, like a perfect humility undistracted by the possible, the unrealized, the yet to be determined.”
Marilynne Robinson, Home

Janet Fitch
“You never thought, maybe I should have left Astrid some words.”
Janet Fitch, White Oleander