in a leigh mood!

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Six of Crows: Nina Zenik

In these rooms, she played the part her clients wanted to see—the powerful Grisha, serene in her knowledge. But sitting there with her brow furrowed and her feet tucked under her, she looked like what she truly was: a girl of seventeen, raised in the sheltered luxury of the Little Palace, far from home and barely getting by every day.

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books i've read in 2017 : the grisha trilogy by leigh bardugo 

why won’t you leave me alone?” i whispered one night as he hovered behind me while I tried to work at my desk. long minutes passed. I didn’t think he would answer. i even had time to hope he might have gone, until i felt his hand on my shoulder. “then I’d be alone, too,“ he said, and he stayed the whole night through, till the lamps burned down to nothing.