2 Works in The Binding - Bridget Collins
If it's unbearable, feel free to . . . er . . . deal with it. Quietly.
- Part 2 of The Binding
I put my hands up to my face. I wanted to stop existing.
'Pa wrote to Lucian's family in Castleford. He wanted to make sure you never saw him again.'
'You shouldn't have told them,' I said, and I sounded like a stranger. 'It was none of your business, Alta.'
'I love him.' A pause. 'I – loved him.'
Of course. The trump card. The words that, if I said them . . . I didn't let myself finish the thought.
— The Binding, pg. 274
- Part 1 of The Binding