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By Anonym 19 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

The moment our lips met, I knew with pure and piercing certainty that I would have waited for him forever.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I thought that I’d given up on Mal. I thought the love I’d had for him belonged to the past, to the foolish, lonely girl I never wanted to be again. I’d tried to bury that girl and the love she’d felt, just as I’d tried to bury my power. But I wouldn’t make that mistake again. Whatever burned between us was just as bright, just as undeniable. The moment our lips met, I knew with pure and piercing certainty that I would have waited for him forever.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Don't argue. Never deign to deny. Meet insults with laughter.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Speak, she begged silently. Give me a reason to stay. For all his selfishness and cruelty, Kaz was still the boy who had saved her. She wanted to believe he was worth saving, too.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Everything is a negotiation with you, Brekker. You probably bartered your way out of the womb.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

He might as well go to meet his death in style.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

He's horrible." "But effective. Being angry at Kaz for being ruthless is like being angry at a stove for being hot.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Stop punishing yourself for being someone with a heart. You cannot protect yourself from suffering. To live is to grieve. You are not protecting yourself by shutting yourself off from the world. You are limiting yourself.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Anyway, I think I made a bit of progress." "How did you manage that?" "Well, they liked that you served in the First Army, and that you saved their prince's life." "After he risked his own life rescuing us?" "I may have taken some liberties with the details." "Oh, Nikolai will love that. Is there more?" "I told them you hate herring." "Why?" "And that you love plum cake. And that Ana Kuya took a switch to you when you ruined your spring slippers in puddles." I winced. "Why would you tell them all that?' "I wanted to make you human," he said. "All they see when they look at you is the Sun Summoner. They see a threat, another powerful Grisha like the Darkling. I want them to see a daughter or a sister or a friend. I want them to see Alina." I felt a lump rise in my throat. "Do you practice being wonderful?" "Daily," he said with a grin. Then he winked. "But I prefer 'useful.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Watch yourself, Nikolai," Mal said softly. " Princes bleed just like other men.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I trade in information, Geels, the things men do when they think no one is looking. Shame holds more value than coin ever can.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

It’s a law of systems,” Wylan murmured. “You build in safeguards for failures, but something in the safeguards ends up causing an unforeseen failure.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

You'll get what's coming to you some day, Brekker." "I will," said Kaz, "if there's any justice in the world. And we all know how likely that is.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

It's always been this way. There were rumors about me even before I was born. It's why my mother never calls me Sobachka. She says it makes me sound like a mongrel." My heart gave a little pang at that. I'd been called plenty of names growing up. "I like mongrels," I said. "They have cute floppy ears." "My ears are very dignified.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

You want a love story too? There's none to be had.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I want to kiss you,” Nikolai said. “But I won’t. Not until you’re thinking of me instead of trying to forget him.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I’d learned to avoid mirrors. They never seemed to show me what I wanted to see.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

David looked at me, then, the regret plain on his face. No matter what I said, we both knew the hard truth. We do our best. We try. And usually, it makes no difference at all

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Everything in him recoiled. The water was cold against his legs. His body had gone numb and yet he could still feel the wet give of his brother's rotting flesh beneath his hands. It's shame that eats men whole. He was drowning in it. Drowning in the Ketterdam harbor. His eyes blurred. "It isn't easy for me either." Her voice, low and steady, the voice that had once led him back from hell.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I'm a prince, Alina. I can't afford to be myself.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Good," said Kaz, but the answer didn't come as quickly as Matthias might have expected. He fears for her, Matthias thought, and he does not like it. For once, he could sympathize with the demjin.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

There are no good men in Ketterdam, Kaz said. And then he'd simply let go.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

She'd hurt him, but she'd attempted everything in her power to make things right. She'd shown him in a thousand ways that she was honorable and strong and generous and very human, maybe even more vividly human than anyone he'd ever known.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

You have your own problems right now, Zenik, said a voice in her head. Stop worrying about saving the world and save your own ass. Sometimes her inner voice could be very wise.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Their lives were violent, precarious, fragile, but they fought for them anyway, and held to the hope that their brief stay on this earth might count for something. That faith was worth preserving.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Curse you and all your Saints,' he said to no one at all, then realized he was smiling.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I know who I am without anyone there to tell me.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

She’d often wished to chip away a bit of his arrogance, but she couldn’t bear the idea of seeing Kaz stripped of his pride.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

The ox feels the yoke, but does the bird feel the weight of its wings?

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I was done with hesitation. It wasn't just that we'd run out of options, or that so much was riding on the firebird's power. I'd simply grown ruthless enough or selfish enough to take another creature's life. But I missed the girl who had shown the stag mercy, who had been strong enough to turn away from the lure of power, who had believed in something more. Another casualty of this war.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Matthias joined them at the table. "The Shu woman we faced was stronger than me, Jesper, and Wylan put together." "You heard right," said Jesper. "Stronger than Wylan.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

And Inej was wrong about one thing. He knew exactly what he intended to leave behind when he was gone. Damage.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

(Some girl) "You said we'd have breakfast!" (Jasper) "If i live, i'll buy you waffles." "You don't have enough money to buy her waffles," Wylan grumbled. "Be quite. We're in a library.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

The Darkling had told her he was destined to rule. He had claimed his throne, and a part of her too. He was welcome to it. For the living and the dead, she would make herself a reckoning. She would rise.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I tilted my head back, breathing deeply. It was a clear, moonless night, and after those long months underground, the sight of all that sky was dizzying. And so many stars—a glittering, tangled mass that seemed close enough to touch. I let their light fall over me like a balm, grateful for the air in my lungs, the night all around me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Dangling form the trap's steel teeth by his wounded leg, a lesser creature might have closed his eyes and prayed for nothing more than a quick death. But if Koja had words then he had hope.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

But they were his first friends, his only friends, and Wylan knew that even if he'd had his pick of a thousand companions, these would have been the people he chose.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Innocence was a luxury.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

You can't spend his money if you're dead." "I'll acquire expensive habits in the afterlife.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

Papa, Yeva said to the duke, desperate to stand beneath an open sky again. Why must I be the one to hide?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

But I’ve also been known to answer to ‘sweetheart’ or ‘handsome.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

At that moment, the creature's back breached the waves, its body cutting through the water in a sinuous arch, rainbows sparking off the iridescent scales on its back. Rusalye.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

The storm has brought Ulla to the cold shelter of the northern islands, to the darkened caves and flat black pools where she remains to this day, waiting for the lonely, the ambitious, the clever, the frail, for all those willing to strike a bargain. She never waits for long.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I rolled my eyes. "For defending my honor, you dullard." He yanked me beneath a shadowed awning. I had a moment's panic when I thought he'd spotted trouble, but then his arms were around me and his lips were pressed to mine. When he finally drew back, my cheeks were warm and my legs had gone wobbly. "Just to be clear," he said, "I'm not really interested in defending your honor." "Understood," I managed, hoping I didn't sound too ridiculously breathless.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I didn’t come looking for an apology, Jesper. You have a weak spot. We all have weak spots.” “What’s yours?” “The company I keep,” she said with a slight smile.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

There is something more powerful than any army. Something strong enough to topple kings, and even Darklings. Do you know what that thing is?” I shook my head, inching away from him. “Faith,” he breathed, his black eyes wild. “Faith.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

I wanted to believe anything so that I wouldn’t have to face the future alone. The problem with wanting is that it makes us weak.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

This goes to show you that sometimes the unseen is not to be feared and that those meant to love us most are not always ones who do.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

When we get our money, you can burn kruge to keep you warm." "I'm going to pay someone to burn my kruge for me." "Why don't you pay someone else to pay someone to burn your kruge for you? That's what the big players do.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Leigh Bardugo

We put on our best clothes and die like heroes.