Hi everyone, I hope you are all having an amazing weekend and are staying safe. I recently binge read the Captive Prince Trilogy by C.S. Pacat and here some of my favourite quotes.
“Laurent could inspire homicidal tendencies simply by breathing.”
“Torveld favoured Laurent with another of those long, admiring looks that were starting to come with grating frequency. Damen frowned. Laurent was a nest of scorpions in the body of one person. Torveld looked at him and saw a buttercup.”
“I lack,” said Laurent, “the easy mannerisms that are usually shared with,” you could see him pushing the words out, “a lover.”
“You lack the easy mannerisms that are usually shared with anyone,” said Damen.”
“To get what you want, you have to know exactly how much you are willing to give up.”
“Laurent wasn’t loved. Laurent wasn’t liked. Even among his own men, who would follow him off a cliff, there was the unequivocal consensus that Laurent was, as Orlant had once described him, a cast iron bitch, that it was a very bad idea to get on his bad side, and that as for his good side, he didn’t have one.”
“To gain everything and lose everything in the space of a moment. That is the fate of all princes destined for the throne.”
“That is the man you face. He has more honour and integrity than any man I have ever met. He is dedicated to his people and his country. And I am proud to have been his lover.”
“You were taken prisoner, you single-handedly escaped from the cells at Fortaine, and somehow managed to get Guion to switch sides on the way out?’ ‘Well,’ said Laurent, ‘not everyone is as bad at escaping as you are.”
Have you read this Trilogy? If so what were your thoughts? Do you have any favourite quotes?