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"Gracious," Sophie said, startled out of all countenance. "Have you been practicing that?”
Gideon blinked. “I assure you it was entirely extemporaneous.”
"Well, it was lovely." Sophie squeezed his hands. "And yes. Yes, I love you, and yes, I will marry you, Gideon."
A brilliant smile broke out over his face, and he startled both of them by reaching for her and kissing her soundly on the mouth. She held his face between her hands as they kissed
— he tasted slightly of tea leaves, and his lips were soft and the kiss entirely sweet. Sophie floated in it, in the prism of the moment, feeling safe from all the rest of the world.

Clockwork Princess

You know that feeling, when you are reading a book, and you know that it’s going to be a tragedy; you can feel the cold and darkness coming, see the net drawing close around the characters who live and breath on the pages. But you are tied to the story as if being dragged behind a carriage, and you cannot let go or turn the course aside.
—  Tessa gray, Clockwork Princess

Will: “Hmm. Maybe you’re right. I think it was round about Christmas when I got my Welsh dragon tattoo.”

So I know that this isnt the color dress or hairstyle Tessa had when Will said this but I just thought that particular quote fit Will’s expression in the drawing and — due to the quote — I made Tessa a little bit flushed ;)


TID Appreciation Week » Day 1: Favorite Character  
William Owen Herondale

“They’re not hideous,” said Tessa. Will blinked at her. “What?” “Gideon and Gabriel,” said Tessa. “They’re really quite good-looking, not hideous at all.” “I spoke,” said Will, in sepulchral tones, “of the pitch-black inner depths of their souls.” Tessa snorted. 
“And what color do you suppose the inner depths of your soul are, Will Herondale?” “Mauve,” said Will.”