I used to ask myself, ‘Sergei, would you rather spend your money on drink or women?’ and thanks to the club, I spend it on both and am called a patron of the arts.
There was something in her eyes that made me trust her. Maybe it was because they held the same cynicism, the same world-weariness I saw in my own every morning when I looked at myself in the mirror.
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I’d go to hell and back and cut off the devil’s head myself to save you.
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A lot of things should have been, Zigmund, but they aren’t. Are you going to be miserable about the things you cannot change, or do something about the things you can?
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And I swore it to myself the night Maurice ran away,” Ilyse screamed, terror and fury coursing through her veins, “and I’ll swear it again; no matter what you do, you will never conquer me.
Thirteen years of friendship had bonded us together more thoroughly than if we had been born of the same mother. Even at this late stage, I was unwilling to let him go.
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A decision made during a moment of weakness can ruin your life.
To date, I had made three.
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Death stalked toward us on padded feet.
And it was not alone.
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If I were pressed, I would admit that she was beautiful, in a dead bride sort of way.
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Sergei doesn’t yearn for love…he thirsts for domination, and now he has finally achieved it.
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His character is like an emerald—multifaceted and enhanced by inclusions.
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I know the consequences, Manon,” Ilyse conceded. “I know the fate you endured might one day be my own. But I refuse to be a prisoner for the rest of my life.
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