“You are shaking, girl,” he said, his voice rasping. “Do I frighten you so much?”
“Let me go, you’re scaring me.”
“Everything scares you. Look at me. Look at me.”
“No, little bird, I won’t hurt you.”
The Hound & the Little Bird
“Why are you always so hateful? I was thanking you …”
“Pretty thing, and such a bad liar. A dog can smell a lie, you know. Look around you, and take a good whiff. They’re all liars here … and every one better than you.”
You’ll be glad of the hateful things I do someday when you’re queen and I’m all that stands between you and your beloved king.