Quotes from Enna Burning

Shannon Hale ·  317 pages

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“All I've ever wanted was to be near you.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning


“I know I would crumble if I lost you.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning


“They laughed much harder than the memory was funny because it felt good to laugh.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning


“I'm a terrible prince. I should put my kingdom first and everything else second, but your first. I want you by my side every second, but I know I would crumble if I lost you.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning


“And Isi always listened, never told Enna she had been foolish, never said hollow things like 'You'll be all right.' . . . Isi saw Enna's struggle and her sadness, and she understood.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning



“She dismounted, grabbed Enna's hand so tightly that she drew blood with her fingernails, walked straight into the nearest cottage, and plopped down on a bed. Enna nodded to the startled cottage dwellers.
It's the queen, you see," said Enna. "She's going to have a baby in your house. You don't mind?”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning


“She touched the healthy folds of skin around the baby's neck, wrists, and thighs, the dark lines crying for life made in his forehead, and thought how people start with wrinkles and end with wrinkles, grow into their skin and then live to grow out of it again.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning


“Finn always called it Enna's Stream. He tended to refer to most anything as belonging to her--Enna's Meadow, Enna's Mountain. When he referred to Yasid as Enna's Kingdom, she said, "Isn't that your heart?"
Finn smiled and kissed her hand. Isi rolled her eyes.
"Oh you two are impossible."
Enna laughed. "This coming from the girl who calls her husband 'sweet little bunny boy'?"
Isi blushed. "That was just once.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning


“ The first building she reached appeared to be an old barn. Only one young guard stood before its bolted door, staring at her with wide eyes, holding up his sword in defense, She heated his sword and he dropped it, his expression barely changing, as if he had been expecting that. She held up her two swords to his throat, but they were two heavy, so she dropped one and held the other with both hands. "Where are the two Bayern boys kept?" The soldier shook his head. BURN HIM, prompted the fire. The excitement of burning was simmering in her, heating her up for more action.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Enna Burning


About the author

Shannon Hale
Born place: in Salt Lake City, Utah, The United States
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