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513 pages, Hardcover
First published September 3, 2019
“I know if you aren’t swearing or singing about well-endowed barmaids, something is wrong.”
“You really think I could knock two fully grown men unconscious?”
My husband’s reply came instantaneously. “Yes.”
“When you weren’t in bed, I thought maybe—maybe you’d—”
“Left?” I said shrewdly. “It’s still on the agenda.”
“Can you put something on?” He waved a hand in my direction, the other firmly pressed against his eyes. “I can’t talk to you when you’re sitting there—sitting there—”
His teeth clamped together with an audible snap. “Yes.”
Each side despicable—a twisted perversion of what should’ve been. Each side suffering. Each side capable of great evil. And then there was me.
I looked around at the worshippers once more—the men and women who pleaded for mercy and cried for my blood on the same breath. How could both be in their hearts?
“Now move, or I swear to God, I will strip naked right here and dance the bourree!”
I thrust my hands on my hips and looked at him expectantly.
He didn’t even glance at the people around us. […]
Instead, he kept his eyes trained on mine, a slow smirk spreading across his face.
I knew what came next. I recognized the faint brush of energy against my skin, the familiar thrumming in my ears.
Then came the screams.
DOES THE SERPENT CHASE THE DOVE?
OR DOES THE DOVE CHASE THE SERPENT?
BUT! I WILL CHASE YOU ON MY FLYING BROOM IF YOU DON'T GIVE THIS ONE A TRY
THIS BOOK FUCKING CURED MY NINA AND MATTHIAS DEFICIENCY
IT'S LIKE -- A MARRIAGE BETWEEN MANORIAN AND NITTHIAS
MINAAEMIC PATIENTS WHAT THE FUCKING FUCK ARE YOU WAITING FOR?!
WITCH BLOOD DESCENDENTS WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU WAITING FOR? DO NOT DISGRACE YOUR ANCESTORS!!!
insert Ellie Goulding quote
OH AND PLEASE TAKE THIS IN HIGH DOSES -- 49 TIMES A DAY
P.S. i have a weird satisfaction saying these words witch's blood
#1 Serpent & Dove — 4 Stars
#2 Blood & Honey — 2.5 Stars
#3 Gods & Monsters — 1.5 Stars
“there are some things that can't be changed with words. some things have to be seen. they have to be felt.”
“i was no one's sacrifice.
not then. not now. not ever.”
"if she was destined to burn in hell, i would burn with her."
"I promised to love and protect you"
"And I promised to love and obey you. We're both such pretty liars."
- Reid and Lou
"Why the fuck is everyone in this kingdom trying to murder my wife?"