This week I’m featuring quotes from Genevieve Cogman’s The Invisible Library.
She was contaminated with chaos, sick with the stuff, and she could only hope that she was right, that it would go away with time. But now she had to hold together and be in charge.
Bradamant sniffed, somehow managing to suggest that the words Of course were simply beneath her. “I can’t see why you didn’t do it yourself,” she said.
He was looking at her with something that took her a moment to identify as trust, as expectation that she could handle things. She had to deserve that trust.
Pure animal terror at the thought of being torn apart by a half a dozen large wolves voted in favour of escape. Explanations could wait.