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“I love her like a slave. I kneel in front of her like a subject. I crawl back to her at night like a drunk and I worship her like a believer.”
L.J. Shen, Blood to Dust
“She gives me storm, and I give her peace.”
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“Dance with your demons, love carelessly. Selflessly. And most importantly, love yourself, even at your worst.”
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“Broken people do things better; we learned how to make it in life without the missing parts other people have. Because when you’re in the dark, you appreciate everything that shines.”
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“We’re beautiful and ugly and broken… and whole.”
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“The dust has settled over the blood we’ve shed.”
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“You’re crazy, uncalculated and lethal for me.” I take a step in her direction. “So yeah. Being by your side is exactly where I should be”
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“Some people collect stamps. Some coins. Taxidermy. Fucking cards. I collect regrets. They don’t take up much space, not physically, anyway. But inside. . .they occupy. They eat away. They ruin.
Because that’s the thing about regrets. They’re mistakes that left scars. Vicious, sensitive, searing wounds.”
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“And in case you’ve forgotten”—I yank her by my hoodie, our noses crushing together—“you’re carrying around the heart of the girl I’m fucking in love with. Be more careful with her life.”
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“The best life to live is the one people will judge you for.” She brushes her upper lip with the tip of her tongue. “Dance with your demons, love carelessly. Selflessly. And most importantly, love yourself, even at your worst.”
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“She’s mad, but she is magic. There’s no lie in her fire.” —CHARLES BUKOWSKI”
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“This is the story of a boy and a girl fighting storms and trying to find peace in the most unexpected place. They try and find it in each other.”
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“I don’t want us to part ways yet. I want us to flip hourglasses. To stir up chaos. To start a blood bath.” He”
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“You can see from his form, posture, and the lazy way he carries his muscled body, that behind the mask is a man who sees more pussy than a pack of Tampax. Godfrey”
L.J. Shen, Blood to Dust
“I love her like a slave, I kneel in front of her like a subject, I crawl back to her at night like a drunk and I worship her like a believer.”
L.J. Shen, Blood to Dust
“I’m throwing my bound fists against the door, begging. Tied, blindfolded and in desperate need to pee, I start pacing in a pattern, trying to figure out how big the room is and what’s inside.”
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“My argument for the past couple of months was simple and valid—I can’t be with a girl whose last name’s Cockburn. It’s embarrassing. For me, for her, for everyone involved. Tanaka said that Cockburn is a perfectly legitimate last name, and even pulled out some bullshit facts from the Internet, including a Wikipedia page for actress Olivia Wilde. Apparently, her original last name is Cockburn (can’t argue with that. She’s legit fuckable).”
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“I fucking love you too, Baby Cockburn.”
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“We all have demons. True fighters chain them to the pit of their dark souls.”
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“She’s life, and I’m death. Prescott Burlington-Smyth is everything I want to be. A storm moving out of a shit situation at the speed of light, not looking back to spare a glance at the casualties of her actions. How”
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“You said you’d buy me what I need for my shower.” “I never said it’d be today. I ain’t Amazon Prime.”
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“Make peace to me, Beat.” I call him by his nickname purposely, my smile sly and cunning. “Make fucking storm to me, Pea,” he says, doing the same. He”
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“It’s ironic, my need to be strong for a man who is my only weakness.”
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“Prescott has her new ID. I’m glad she does, because it’s a great way to cover her ass. And what an ass that is. Speaking of, she’s been walking funny all day today, so I’m glad we spent most of it in the Beatmobile, heading north back to Stockton. I know she’s sore from yesterday, and I should feel guilty, but honestly? Couldn’t be more thrilled. She let me into her ass. That’s like code for Ask me on a date or something. I”
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“They think of me as a rich bitch, a frail little toy. Little do they know that I’m not a toy, I’m a storm. And I’m going to rip their lives apart.”
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“As for Prescott Burlington-Smyth—If you thought my parents burdened me with an unfortunate last name, you’d be surprised, because the only name Bryan managed to snag that fits my physical profile is Tanaka Cockburn. And while Tanaka is a beautiful name. . . Cockburn.”
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“I came here with plenty of holes in my shoes and plenty of nothing in my belly. Life felt like I was sipping it through a narrow straw. I always gasped for more.”
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“It’s when the king is about to be dethroned that he is the wickedest.”
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“The power in the room is distributed haphazardly: I have none, Ink has very little, and Beat. . .he rules”
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“All you need to know about life is that it’s just like an hourglass. Sometimes you’re down, and sometimes, up. And right now, I’m up, baby. So. Flipping. High.”
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