"Someone like me didn't get to keep gifts like her. I knew it, but I wasn't letting it stop me from climbing beneath the covers and pulling her body against mine. Where she belonged. Right or not. She belonged to me."
"Maybe good people could do bad things without being truly terrible."
"Despite what I know and all that's come to light, I keep hoping and praying they're innocent. No, I need them to be innocent-because I need Keira DuBois like I need my next breath."
"She's not ours to take, but we're stealing her anyway. An exquisite rose amongst the flaming thorns. And I know if she ends up staying, she'll only burn and bleed. But that's all the more reason for us to keep her. To lick her wounds, to heal her pain, and to make sure we're the only ones in the world who can hurt her. Because we can make her whole again. And I plan on doing that and so much more."
In the power struggle between two elite groups, one feisty girl will bring them to their knees…
"It's why I've worshipped them with my body ever since, hoping that I'll find some redemption for what I did."
“We may forget words or details, but the way we feel never leaves our memories.”