"I've had to fight for anything I've ever had. Earn it by way of scars on my knuckles and hate in my soul."
"I was metaphorically chained to Cristiano by the power he held over the lives of the people I loved. I couldn’t run. But that didn’t mean there weren’t ways to get free of him."
"I'm the one who's going to heal all your scars, guard your body, protect your heart, be a better man than I was the day before, and love you with everything I have. Everything I am."
"You’re a bad influence." I smirk, taking another step, effectively closing the distance between us."I’ve been called worse."
"Someone's going to pay, but it won't be me. Not this time. I have the devil's daughter at my door and it's time to play."
"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."