The Cruel Prince Quotes

Holly Black
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Many nights I drifted off to sleep to his rumbling voice reading from a book of battle strategy. And despite myself, despite what he’d done and what he was, I came to love him. It’s just not a comfortable kind of love.
-- Jude (Chapter 2 paragraph 5-6)

Importance: This quote is important because it establishes Jude’s resilience, as well as expands on Madoc’s character. First, the author shows that Jude is able to adapt to any situation she finds herself in, even one as serious as watching her parents die and being forcefully moved to another land. She came to love Madoc, albeit reluctantly. Madoc, on the other hand, is completely different from how he was presented in the prologue. Despite brutally killing their parents and thriving in combat as the High King’s General, he is gentle toward the girls. He cares for them as his own children, even though Jude...

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