Vikram Quotes

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Roshani Chokshi
“He turned to me, mischief glinting in his eyes. “How
do they celebrate good fortune in Bharata? In Ujijain, we kiss.”
“Look elsewhere.”
“Are you sure? You spend an awful amount of time looking at my
lips.”
“That’s only because I’m horrified at the sheer idiocy of the words
leaping out of them.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“Stop admiring the view,” he said.
“Critiquing it.”
“What do you find lacking? ”
“Honor.”
“Alas. I must have misplaced it.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“True war isn’t philosophical.”
“All war is philosophical. That’s why we call it war. Strip it of its paint and it’s nothing more than murder.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“Have some faith.”
“Between faith and distrust, which one is more likely to keep you alive?”
“And which one is more likely to let you experience living?”
I threw up my hands. “Why is everything so philosophical with you?”
He shrugged. “I like thinking.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“He stared at me. “Are you done? ”
“Yes.”
“May I get up? ”
“No.”
“I see you like your men with their egos gutted.”
“Only when I’m feeling generous.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“How do you feel? ”
“Like I will die if I don’t eat this apple.”
He considered this. “Then why don’t you bite it? See what happens.”
“Are you mad? ”
“I prefer curious.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“He reached once more for his book. Instead of his shirt.
“Did you run out of clothes? ”
“No?” He looked down, as if just noticing that he was partially exposed.
“I had to bandage some of the cuts I got after running back here.”
“But you have your bandages on now.”
“Astute as ever, Princess. Am I offending your maidenly senses again? Can I not luxuriate in a single evening without the threat of bodily injury?”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Vikrmn
“Who said I won't fail? I might. Who said I might give up? I won't.”
Vikrmn, 10 Alone

Roshani Chokshi
“You’re certain that rakshasi fruit is out of your system?” asked Vikram.
“Yes?”
“Good.” He took a deep breath. “Because, once more, I told you so.”
“You do realize that I don’t need the enhancements of demon fruit to knock you to the ground?”
“I do. But I concede that some bodily harm from you is inevitable. I’m just trying to minimize the damage.”
“How very wise,” I said, rolling my eyes.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“When I stepped outside, Vikram blinked a couple of times.
“You are surprisingly lovely.”
“You are unsurprisingly insulting.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“He had spent hours listening to how the pull of certain people would supposedly make the world stop. Now he knew it was wrong. The word hadn't stopped. The world had just started to churn and breathe and live.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes
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Roshani Chokshi
“Since you can’t respond yet and since you have no claws left, I will take this moment to remind you that you thought eating the demon fruit would be a bad idea. It was not. To which I say—” He drew a deep breath. “—I told you so.”

“Fool,” muttered the vetala.

I snarled and with one last burst of strength, swiped my paw behind Vikram’s knees and sent him tumbling. He gasped.

“I will,” he wheezed, rolling onto his stomach, “take your silence as a form of agreement.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“He studied it, steepling his long fingers. I groaned. Enough was enough.
“Why do you do that?”
“Do what?”
“That.” I mimicked his hands, flattened my brows and tried to make my eyes look somewhat insane.
“I will have you know that it is my meditative pose.”
“I will have you know that you look ridiculous.”
“What about you?” he asked. He sucked in his cheeks and glowered, pointing at his face and then pointing at me. “What kind of meditative pose is that?”
“It’s not a meditative pose at all,” I shot back.
“My apologies. Is it your bellicose-let-me-drain-your-blood face? Could you not master an expression that looked less like an outraged cat?”
“Better than steepling my hands and looking like an overgrown spider.”
“An overgrown spider who is rarely wrong.”
“My bellicose-let-me-drain-your-blood face has saved your life.”
“And this overgrown-spider pose is about to save yours.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“I can’t believe you didn’t have a real weapon on hand,” I said.
“I have my mind,” he said. “You should thank me.”
I raised my chained hands. “I am bursting with gratitude.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“Gauri laughed when he stumbled through the movements of the dance.
“You are a discredit to your title, Vikram. Fox Prince, indeed,” she said. “I’ve never seen a clumsier fox.”
“What I lack in skill, I make up for in enthusiasm.”
“Do you even know how to dance?”
“Not at all,” he said, spinning her in a circle.
“I can tell. Were you lulled by the music?”
“The company.”
“Now you’re just trying to be sly and charming.”
“I am a credit to my title, after all.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Roshani Chokshi
“Is there a reason why you seek every opportunity to annoy me?”
“It’s fun. Your scar flashes when you frown. It almost looks like a dimple,” said Vikram. “I’m still waiting for your face to turn red with anger. It might make you look like you’re blushing. Or perhaps I am making you blush?”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Vikrmn
“Sometimes being with yourself is best company.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Sunshine, external, is universal; internal, the eternal. Choose; shine.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Give perspective, to old one, in a new way; and discover.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Waves are not as dangerous as fear of waves.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Defocus, for there lies another perspective.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Trips have jet-lags and I-ll-miss-you tags; but they have long-time-no-see as well.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Nirvana; closing the eyes to see the world inside.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Chirpy greens, free thoughts, a paper, a pen and a crazy mind; Authors' paradise.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“If it’s just a kiss, it’s on skin; if love, it’s on soul.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“If you are the drama, I would like to be your script for life.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Last love lives long lost life.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Vikrmn
“Dear dreams, don't disturb, delightfully disturb.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Roshani Chokshi
“I thought you were going to stay away from me," she said.
He looked at her, this princess who seemed so dangerously sharp that he might cut himself just brushing against her shadow.
"I don't know how."
"Then don't.”
Roshani Chokshi, A Crown of Wishes

Vikrmn
“Kill the loneliness by being with yourself, all alone.”
Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

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