The Summer Prince Quotes

Alaya Dawn Johnson
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When I was eight, my papai took me to the park to watch a king die.
-- June (Summer)

Importance: One of June’s earliest memories is being taken by her father to see the reigning king die. It is a citywide event which more closely resembles a sad carnival rather than a funeral. The deaths of Summer Kings are considered a sacrificial necessity for the city, to maintain order peace. Such a fate will ultimately come to Enki, and the consequences will be June’s.

The third thing you should know about Enki is that he wants to die.
-- June (Spring)

Importance: No one who doesn’t want to die ever wants to be a Summer King, because there is no other possible outcome. The Summer King must always die. Because Enki wants to be a summer king, June can only surmise that he only wants to be killed.

So I take my lover, my king...
-- June (Spring)

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