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Cardan’s Letters To Jude

“Well,” he says, patting the couch beside him. “Didn’t you get my letters?”
“What?” I am confused enough that the word comes out like a croak.
“You never replied to a one,” he goes on. ” I began to wonder if you’d misplaced your ambition in the mortal world.”
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Cardan & Jude As a Song

“Get down here before you’re recognized.”
“Playing hide-and-seek under the table? Crouching in the dirt? Typical of your kind, but far beneath my dignity.”
He laughs unsteadily, like he expects I am going to laugh, too. I don’t. I ball up my fist and punch him in the stomach, right where I know it will hurt. He staggers to his knees. The goblet drops to the dirt, making a hollow clanking sound. “Ow!” he shouts, and lets me tug him under the table.”
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The Wicked King | Holly Black

Jude has tricked Cardan onto the throne, binding him to her for a year and a day. But the new High King does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her, even as his fascination with her remains undimmed.
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