Beauty's Release Quotes

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"Then we must find some way to distinguish ourselves, Laurent...I don't want to be just one of a thousand suffering little Princes and Princesses. We must see that the Sultan knows who we are." -Elena, "Laurent: Captives at Sea" p. 5

"[Laurent] is quite well stripped of the accoutrements that would make him a man in the outside world, only the better to expose the fleshly accoutrements that make him a man for my service. Imagine yourself as naked, as defenseless, as thoroughly subjugated. You might serve, too, rather than risk a gamut of even more ignominious corrections." -Lady Elvera, "Laurent: Memories of the Castle and the Village" p. 11

"I liked being condemned. I liked being this grim and frightening exhibit of folly and suffering, even as I quaked at the sounds that signaled a fresh whipping, as the tears spilled uncontrollably down my face." -Laurent, "Laurent: Memories of...

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