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Serpent & Dove (Serpent & Dove, #1) Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
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“I loved her. Despite everything. Despite the lies, the betrayal, the hurt. Despite the Archbishop and Morgane le Blanc. Despite my own brothers. I don't know if she returned that love, and I didn't care. If she was destined to burn in Hell, I would burn with her.”
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“I was no one's sacrifice. Not then. Not now. Not ever.”
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“Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from you.’” He trailed his fingers down my arm in slow, torturous strokes. My head fell back on his shoulder, my eyes fluttering closed, as his lips continued to move against my neck. “‘Where you go, I will go. Where you stay, I will stay.”
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“There are some things that can't be changed with words. Some things have to be seen. They have to be felt.”
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“Love makes fools of us all, darling.”
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“Our lives reflect our hearts.”
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“Maybe men can learn a thing or two from women.”
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“I leaned back, studying her as she finished my bun. A bit of icing covered her lip. Her nose was still red from the cold, her hair wild and windblown. My little heathen.”
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“You're to be my wife." Catching up to her in two strides, I reached out to grab her arm, but stopped short of touching her. "That means you'll obey me."
"Does it?" She raised her brows, still grinning. " I suppose that means you'll honor and protect me, then? If we're adhering to the dusty old roles of your patriarchy?"
I shortened my pace to match hers. "Yes."
She clapped her hands together. "Excellent. At least this will be entertaining. I have many enemies.”
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“Death couldn't take him away from me. He was me. Our souls were bound.”
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“Such a love was not something of just the heart and mind. It wasn't something to be felt and eventually forgotten, to be touched without it in return touching you. No . . . this love was something else. Something irrevocable. It was something of the soul.”
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“Wicked are the ways of women—and especially a witch. Their guile knows no bounds.”
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“I never said it was your god. Your god hates women. We were an afterthought.”
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“Every aspect of Reid was precise, certain, every color in its proper place. Undiluted by indecision, he saw the world in black and white, suffering none of the messy, charcoal colors in between. The colors of ash and smoke. Of fear and doubt.
The colors of me.”
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“I like you, Ansel, but this had better be something good. Emilie and Alexandre just had a moment, and I swear if they don't kiss soon, I will literally die.”
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tags: humor
“Un malheur ne vient jamais seul. Misfortune never arrives alone. —French proverb”
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“I-I've never seen anyone savor anything the way you do everything. You make me feel alive. Just being in your presence - it's addictive. You're addictive. It doesn't matter you're a witch. The way you see the world . . . I want to see it that way too. I want to be with you always, Lou. I never want to be parted from you again.”
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“Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.”
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“Idiocy is oft mistaken for sentimentality.”
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“What's your favorite color?”
“Blue.”
She rolled her eyes. “Boring. Mine's gold-or turquoise. Or emerald.”
“Why doesn't that surprise me?”
“Because you aren't as stupid as you look.” I didn't know whether to be insulted or flattered. She didn't give me time to decide.”
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tags: humor
“She was burning, Reid. I don't know how, but she took away that witch's pain. She gave it to herself.” He exhaled heavily. “That's why I didn't tell you. Because even though I knew Lou was a witch, I knew she wasn't evil. She burned at the stake once. She doesn't deserve to do it twice.”
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“There was only one way such a story could end -a stake and a match.”
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“I expected little else" [...]"How dare you?" I clutched the front of my ruined dress in mock affront. "I am a God-fearing Christian woman now--”
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“As they are now also your enemies, I must offer a piece of advice: 'tis dangerous to meddle in the affairs of witches. Forget your vengeance. Forget everything you've learned about this world of shadows and magic. You are wildly outmatched and woefully inadequate in the face of these women. Death is the kindest of their torments - a gift bestowed only to those who earned it.”
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“Ran into the wrong end of a knife.”
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“Well, what is it you all usually do during the day?" I made to pull the door to the stairwell but Ansel caught it and held it open for me. Okay, I didn't just like him - I adored him. "I assume it involves kicking puppies or stealing the souls of children.”
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“Death couldn’t take him away from me. He was me. Our souls were bound. Even if he didn’t want me, even if I cursed his name, we were one.”
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“That is love, to give away everything, to sacrifice everything, without the slightest desire to get anything in return. —Albert Camus”
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“Our respect had once been mutual. But that was before the envy.”
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“You're playing with fire here, Lou. Sooner or later, you will get burnt.
I grinned halfheartedly. Let's hope for later, then.”
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