She is so stubborn, her heart has an argument with her head every time it wants to beat.

— Catherynne M. Valente, Deathless

“She’s got the whole dark forest living inside of her.”

Tom Waits (via 13thmoon)


Anna Karenina deleted scene: “The Mazurka”

“I will be wild. I will be brutal. I will encircle you and conquer you. I will be more powerful than your boats and your swords and your blood lust. I will be inevitable.”

Iphigenia, from A Memory of Wind by Rachel Swirsky. (via antonsokolov)