”No, my child, any attempt to reach the castle is doomed to fail. It is best if you stay here. It is what the bear would have wanted.”
Promise me you will not try. “He didn’t mean it!” If you love me, let me go. “He doesn’t want to be a troll prisoner. He wants to be with me!” She was surprised at the strength of her conviction. When push came to shove, she did believe he loved her. The realization took her breath away.
- 214-215, Ice by Sarah Beth Durst