"We have lived in our armor for so long, you and I. And now I am not sure if either of us knows how to remove it."
“The disturbing thing about Cardan is how well he plays the fool to disguise his own cleverness.”
“If I cannot be better than them, I will become so much worse.”
“I'm your Protector. No one, demon or Warden or human, is going to put you in a position of danger."
I met his stare. "You're my Protector, not my rabid guard dog that bites anyone who gets too close."
"Oh, I'll do more than bite.”
I just finished Serpent & Dove and for a debut novel... WOW! This one was really good.