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Both of us were constantly boxed in by others’ expectations. It didn’t matter that people expected everything of me and nothing of him. We were still the same, both of us constantly trying to break out of the lines that others had defined for us and be our own person. Adrian Ivashkov — flippant, vampire party boy — was more like me than anyone else knew. 

Character aesthetics: Emiel Regis Terzieff-Godefroy (The Witcher)

“Gentlemen, I propose that you put away your weapons,’ he said in a calm voice, his eyes searching the surroundings. ‘You will not need them. As you can see, I do not wear a sword. I never do. I also do not carry anything of worth in my pouch. My name is Emiel Regis. I come from Dillingen. I am a surgeon.”

Andrzej Sapkowski-“Baptism of Fire.” 

 ”Elena wouldn’t like it, she thought, just as his lips touched hers. Yes, that was it. But the problem was, she didn’t have the strength to say it. The warmth was growing, rushing out to all parts of her, from her fingertips to the soles of her feet. His lips were cool, like silk, but everything else was so warm. She didn’t need to be afraid; she could just let go and float on this. Sweetness rushed through her…”

-Dark Reunion, Damon & Bonnie