“Aren’t you afraid of dying?” he asked Lila now.
She looked at him as if it were a strange question. And then she shook her head. “Death comes for everyone,” she said simply. “I’m not afraid of dying. But I am afraid of dying here.” She swept her hand over the room, the tavern, the city. “I’d rather die on an adventure than live standing still.”
No mourners. No funerals.
Six of Crows was one of those books that was on my list FOREVER. It kept getting shunted around my TBR and taking a backseat to books I had to read for work. But then Crooked Kingdom came out and I couldn’t put it off anymore. The hype got to me, ok guys?? yeesh.
‘Pablo,’ I said teasingly, ‘do you want me to tell you a story?’
‘No’ he huffed, lying back on the sand. There was a brief silence. ‘Maybe.’
Fairy tale re-imaginings: so hot right now. And so much fun!