Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
rookie blue,chasing life
So she told me a story. A story about a boy who was born with very green eyes, and the man who was so captivated by their color that he searched the world for a stone in exactly the same shade.” His voice is fading now, falling into whispers so quiet I can hardly hear him. “She said the boy was me. That this ring was made from that very same stone, and that the man had given it to her, hoping one day she’d be able to give it to me. It was his gift, she said, for my birthday.” He stops. Breathes. “And then she took it off, slipped it on my index finger, and said, ‘If you hide your heart, he will never be able to take it from you.
Fangirl Challenge: [4/20] Families » Oliver Queen and Thea Queen
"I know I haven’t always been the best brother, or friend, or whatever you’ve needed me to be. But there has not been a day since you were born where I didn’t cherish having you as a sister.”
Some, and then more. It was the answer to the question of whether others could be brought around to their dream of peace. “This is the beginning,” Akiva had said moments earlier, his hand to his heart, before turnning to Thiago. No one else knew what that meant, but Karou did, and she felt the heat of the dream stir in her own heart.
We are the beginning.
asoiaf houses meme: [1/1] motto