I was thinking we should have a party where we just sit around talking about how great Karrin Murphy is, but then I remembered that I’m already in permanent attendance at that party. I live there.
"Likest thou jelly within thy doughnut?"
"Nay, but prithee, with sprinkles ‘pon it instead," I said solemnly, "and frosting of white.""
Small Favor (Ch. 44)
Book 10 of The Dresden Files, Jim Butcher (via theblondeshellbiologist)
Changes by Jim Butcher
Thomas you smug piece of shit i love you
‘I live with a wizard. I cheat.’"
Changes by Jim Butcher
Just a reminder that Mouse is scary fucking powerful and always knows exactly what he’s doing.
It also explained why she and I had never gotten anywhere.
In the event that you haven’t figured it out, I’m not the kind of person to be casually involved in much of anything.
I couldn’t fit any of that into words, though. So I just leaned down and kissed the top of her head gently.
She shivered. Her tears made wet, cool spots on the back of my hand. I knelt. It put my head more or less level with hers, where she sat beside the bed. I put an arm around her shoulders and pulled her against me. I still didn’t say anything. For Murph, that would be too much like I was actually in the room, seeing her cry. So she pretended that she wasn’t crying and I pretended that I didn’t notice.
She didn’t cry for long. A couple of minutes. Then her breathing steadied, and I could feel her asserting control again. A minute more and she sat up and away from me. I let her."
"A great deal of work needs to be done, and not all of it is repugnant to you. In fact, I should imagine that some of it would prove to be quite satisfying to your personal sense of right and wrong."
To hell with the poker face. I sneered at him. “Like what?”
"The Red Court is one example," Nicodemus said. “They’re large, well organized, dangerous to my plans, a plague upon mankind, and aesthetically repugnant. They’re parasites who are inconvenient in the short term, dangerous in the middle distance, and fatal to any long-range plan. They need to be destroyed at some point, in any case. I should have no objection to giving my assistance to you, and through you to the White Council in their efforts to do so.”
"Make the Council into cat’s-paws to wipe out the Red Court?" I asked.
"As if you have not been made into their tool on many occasions."
—Small Favor, Jim Butcher
“Are you kidding?” Thomas asked. “She’s been working for a year to get closer to Lara.”"