Petyr Baelish sighed. “It was unseemly,” he agreed, “and I put an end to it. Lysa agreed to send him away. That was why she met him here, that day. I should have been with her, but I never dreamt… if I had not insisted… it was I who killed her.” No, Sansa thought, you mustn’t say that, you mustn’t tell them, you mustn’t. But Albar Royce was shaking his head. “No, my lord, you must not blame yourself,” he said.
[Dramione Appreciation Week] - day one: favorite quote
"…even he didn’t seem able to find an insult to throw at her."
DRAMIONE APPRECIATION WEEK (Day Six) Picspam
""Dammit, Draco, what else was I supposed to do?" She could taste tears at the corners of her mouth. "I can’t win, can I? What can I do?"
"NO! When are you going to get it into your head? I. Am. Leaving! And there is nothing you can do about it! Why can’t you just accept that?""
"BECAUSE I LOVE YOU!" He blurted heedlessly, his face crumpling up in complete agony, and Hermione fell into awestruck silence.
He leaned forward and gripped the table, and she thought he might be crying, but he was hunched over and his fringe was shielding his eyes. She could see his shoulders trembling though, like his body was trying to manage, and her absent gaze dropped down to the straining veins sticking out of his arms, and then to his death-white knuckles. He was breathing heavily; she could hear him sucking in each harsh breathe between his gritted teeth, and when he swallowed, it was more of a stifled choking sound, like the noise a near-death animal would make, and it tore right through her.
All of energy seemed to gush out of him, and he sank down to the floor, crumbling, exhausted, and deflated. Hermione was moving then, oblivious to the glass shards stabbing at the soles of her feet before she knelt down in front of him and tried to hold his face in her hands. He yanked his head away but she persisted, clutching his face firmly enough that she thought his sharp cheekbones might slit her thumbs. Bringing her face close to his, she sought his eyes, frowning when she realised they were pink, his lashes damp, lips tight, and jaw clenched so much she worried he might chip his teeth.
"I know," she told him gently. "I know you do, and I love you—"
"Then don’t go—"
- Isolation, Chapter 38
Daenerys Targaryen wed Khal Drogo with fear and barbaric splendor in a field beyond the walls of Pentos, for the Dothraki believed that all things of importance in a man’s life must be done beneath the open sky.
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"No jealousy or rivalry had arisen between them since, for their father’s favour or for the praise of men."