HAVE DIED CANNOT GET UP LEAVE ME HERE
“When I woke, I was trussed up in the wagon wi’ the chickens, jolting down the road toward Fort William.”
”I see. I’m sorry. It must have been terrible for you.”
“Oh aye. Chickens are verra poor company, especially on a long journey.”
-Dragonfly In Amber by Diana Gabaldon
Jamie Fraser, why are you perfection!?!?
It’s a great comfort," he said at last, "to see the sun come up and go down. When I dwelt in the cave, when I was in prison, it gave me hope, to see the light come and go, and know that the world went about its business."
He was looking out the window, toward the blue distance where the sky darkened toward infinity. His throat moved a little as he swallowed.
“It gives me the same feeling, Sassenach,” he said, “to hear ye rustling about in your surgery, rattling things and swearin’ to yourself.” He turned his head, then, to look at me, and his eyes held the depths of the coming night.
“If ye were no longer there—or somewhere—” he said very softly, “then the sun would no longer come up or go down.
A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon (Chapter 66, The Dark Rises)
"Well, I’ll tell ye, Sassenach, ‘graceful’ is possibly not the first word that springs to mind at thought of you." He slipped an arm behind me, one hand large and warm around my silk-clad shoulder.
“But I talk to you as I talk to my own soul,” he said, turning me to face him. He reached up and cupped my cheek, fingers light on my temple.
“And, Sassenach,” he whispered, “your face is my heart.”
Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon
Trying to convince Jules she has to read at least the second book in the Outlander series. It just… compliments the first book so well! And you get to meet Roger! And Fergus! And there are duels, an exiled prince, scandalous love affairs, and-and-and—well, I can’t spoil THAT. ;)
"I will find you," he whispered in my ear. "I promise. If I must endure two hundred years of purgatory, two hundred years without you—then that is my punishment, which I have earned for my crimes. For I have lied, and killed, and stolen; betrayed and broken trust. But there is one thing that shall lie in the balance. When I shall stand before God, I shall have one thing to say, to weigh against the rest."
His voice dropped, nearly to a whisper, and his arms tightened around me.
"Lord, ye gave me a rare woman, and God! I loved her well."
(Dragonfly in Amber)