Teaser Tuesday is a weekly feature, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
It is as if producing a creative work tears a piece from your soul. When it is ripped completely free of you, the wound must bleed for a while. How similar it is to letting go of a dream, your hope, or your heart's desire. You must open up and let it drain.
~ Mrs. Poe by Lynn Cullen, pg. 100
"Hang on a moment!” said Ron sharply. “We’ve forgotten someone!”
“Who?” asked Hermione.
“The house-elves, they’ll all be down in the kitchen, won’t they?”
“You mean we ought to get them fighting?” asked Harry.
“No,” said Ron seriously, “I mean we should tell them to get out. We don’t want any more Dobbys, do we? We can’t order them to die for us -”
There was a clatter as the Basilisk fangs cascaded out of Hermione’s arms. Running at Ron, she flung them around his neck and kissed him full on the mouth. Ron threw away the fangs and broomstick he was holding and responded with such enthusiasm that he lifted Hermione off her feet.
~ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling, pg. 625
"I'm Allyson," she says. Then she seems to reconsider. "But you might know me as Lulu." Broodje looks at her for a minute. And then he tackles her in a hug.
~ Just One Night (Just One Day #2.5) by Gayle Forman, Kindle Location 270
And he could feel too the unease in the Nephilim around him, the Shadowhunters who had come through the Portal so confident, so ready for battle. They stood and looked down at the Endarkened, and Jace could feel the hesitation in their bravado. At least--too late--they felt it:the alienness, the difference of the Endarkened. These were not Shadowhunters who had temporarily strayed from the path. They were not Shadowhunters at all.
~ City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments #6) by Cassandra Clare, pg. 166