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Eona: The Last Dragoneye

Alison Goodman

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“Men were always quick to believe in the madness of women.”

“I have never heard a lady say 'arse,'" the emperor said mildly. "I haven't been a lady for long," I reminded him. A little demon–made of exhaustion and the emperors smile– pushed me into adding,"For five years I've been saying 'arse.' It's hard to stop saying 'arse' after that many years. I suppose I should stop saying 'arse,' since ladies don't say-" "'Arse'," he finished for me. I met his grin.”

“History does not care about the suffering of the individual. Only the outcome of their struggles.”

“It is not often that the real world conjures worse than what we can imagine.”

“A man who lifts his chin in pride will fail to see the chasm at his feet.”

“There was a saying that the strength of a man’s steel was only known under the hammer of circumstance. If anyone had asked me a few hours ago, I would have said that nearly five years of boyhood had hammered me into constant fear and excessive caution. But now I realised it had done the opposite. It had shaped me into someone who stepped forwards and reached for what she wanted. It was too late for me to tuck my hands behind my back and wait like a good woman.”

“You have seen me at my worst and at my weakest. Let me show you my best.”

“I know that love is about power, too. Who gives, who takes. Who is willing to risk showing their true self.”

“Too many doubts grow in the cracks of silence and separation.”

“Watching my father plan and strategize for the resistance has taught me about trust.” She leaned forward. “Personal trust is very different from political trust, my lady. The first thrives on faith. The second requires proof, whether it be upfront or covert.” Awkwardly, she patted my hand. “His Majesty has always been a powerful man. Perhaps he has never had to distinguish between the two.”

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