I am a soldier. I am the Sun Summoner. And I’m the only chance you have.
"My greatest misfortune would be to marry into a family who would carry me as their shame as I have been required to carry my own mother. Her apparent crime to be born negro and mine to be the evidence. Since I wish to deny her no more than I wish to deny myself you will pardon me for wanting a husband who feels ‘forgiveness’ of my bloodline is both unnecessary and without grace."
YA Lit Meme: [4/7] Friendships → Will Herondale and Jem Carstairs from The Infernal Devices
"Will rose slowly to his feet. He could not believe he was doing what he was doing, but it was clear that he was, clear as the silver rim around the black of Jem’s eyes. ‘If there is a life after this one,” he said, ‘let me meet you in it, James Carstairs.’"
Me: Pass the Bechdel test.
I guess what really forms you as a person is what you do within your family to receive love or attention. In my family, what you had to do to receive attention was to have good conversation at the dinner table or for me to do well at school, and those were really my focuses because that was what was valued the most.
"When you’re not here. At home, with me - I just want to think that you’re happy and healthy in other place where someone else would be your new and better salvation." - How I Live Now (2013)
you’re safe as long as you don’t imagine your otp slow dancing to ‘the way you look tonight’ in their pjs in the kitchen of their new house at 3am with their heads resting on each other’s shoulders if you do imagine that then you’re ruined im sorry
mercy falls week: summerIt's summer when she smiles, I'm laughing like a child
It's the summer of our lives, we'll contain it for a while
She holds the heat, the breeze of summer
In the circle of her hand
I'd be happy with this summer
If it's all we ever had