we should do a group reread of the queen’s thief books
YES WE SHOULD AND ANALYZE EVERY SINGLE BIT OF IT. Oh, it would be so fun!
Here’s to another great fandom… us Queen’s Thief fans weep with you!
“Stop whining,” Eugenides said.— “The Queen of Attolia,” Megan Whalen Turner (via e-hyde)
“What?” Eddis’ expression shifted from wary to puzzled.
“That was the message. For me, alone among mortals, the gods send their messenger to tell me to stop whining. That’ll teach me to go hide in a temple.”
“Eugenides—” said Eddis.
“And I thought I was doing fairly well,” he said bitterly.
SO MUCH QUEEN’S THIEF HAPPINESS. I needed a dose of this. I think the next thing that’s in order is to start writing a new fanfic… I’ve done LOTR and Howl’s Moving Castle fanfic for years but I’ve always been terrified of attempting anything in this realm because MWT has such a unique style and voice and if I can’t capture Gen perfectly then I’ll let down the entire world.
I’m sorry if I startled you,” said Attolia softly.— (via sour-idealist)
“You didn’t startle me,” said Eugenides. “You scared the hell out of me.”
Attolia’s lips pressed together. “You needn’t admit it out loud,” she reproved him.
“Hard to deny it,” Eugenides answered. Costis could hear him smile.
“Are you badly hurt?”
“Hideously,” said the king, without sounding injured at all. “I am disemboweled. My insides may in an instant become my outsides as I stand here before you, and no one will even notice.” He reached up again to touch her face, trying to wipe away the bloody fingerprints he had left, but only making them worse. “My beautiful queen. Your entire court is staring at you, and I can’t blame them.