What do you want, Adam? What do you need, Adam? Want and need were words that got eaten smaller and smaller. (x)
They were always walking away from him. But he never seemed able to walk away from them.
“I heard a voice. It was a whisper. I won’t forget what it said. It said: ‘You will live because of Glendower. Someone else on the ley line is dying when they should not, and so you will live when you should not.’”
Blue was very quiet. The air pressed on them.
“I told Helen. She said it was a hallucination.” His voice was peculiar. Formal and certain. “It was not a hallucination.”
This was the Gansey who had written the journal. The truth of it, the magic of it, possessed her.
She asked, “And that’s enough to make you spend your life looking for Glendower?”
Gansey replied, “Once Arthur knew the grail existed, how could he not look for it?”
Blue said, “That’s not really an answer.”
He didn’t look at her. He replied, voice terrible, “I need to, Blue.”
”Crushed and broken,” Gansey said. “Just the way women like ‘em.”
Glendower, The Raven Cycle
Is it just me or does Glendower really creep you out?
Just finished The Raven Boys and what an awesomely written unique story it was.