The need to take her was raging, some fatal drug that stabbed into his veins, speeding up his heartbeat and clouding his mind.
What good are laws if they’re not human?
I thought I was pretty damn clever. She said that was all right, she’d make three wishes. The first was that I wouldn’t piss this money away being an idiot and forgetting I had
He heard a woman call out for her children in the flat accent that said States to him, East Coast, North. And seemed so out of place here. Did his voice have that same slightly-out-of-tune sound to it? Here voices should lilt and flow and have old music under each word.
If you lived with her, you must have been in love with her.’
‘No. I wanted to be in love with her. It’s not the same thing at all.
The world needs lovers who fit, or how would we go on? To be only one of one for a life? That’s a lonely life.
You spend your life getting walked on, you learn to recognize the tread.
Justin turned to give her one of his cool, unsmiling looks. Butterflies fluttered in her throat. She’d be very careful, Serena decided, as if she were walking through a minefield.
“What are you thinking?”
“About bombs,” she answered blandly, “deadly camoflaged bombs.” She gave him a quick,innocent grin. “Are we going to eat soon? I’m starving.
Can’t say for sure, and don’t see why they
No, he didn’t want to tame her any more than he wanted to tame the
land. But by God, it was time for acceptance, on both sides.