Colleen Oakes

Queen of Hearts

scarlettdean82has quoted15 days ago
There were four divisions of the men called Cards, each serving their purpose to the kingdom.
scarlettdean82has quoted15 days ago
She heard a faint snicker and a whisper from a Diamond Card. “Recard.”

She held her head high and straight, as Harris told her to do.
scarlettdean82has quoted18 days ago
Dinah gave an unhappy moan and buried herself deeper under the thick covers, which were gilded with fine peacock feathers. “Mmrrpph . . . ,” she answered.
scarlettdean82has quoted18 days ago
Dinah felt her hands begin to shake and she froze. Not now, oh gods, not now.
scarlettdean82has quoted18 days ago
Two vast ivory doors loomed terrifyingly before her, elaborately carved with the history of Wonderland.
scarlettdean82has quoted19 days ago
Only the worst criminals in Wonderland went there. And once they went in, they never came out.
scarlettdean82has quoted19 days ago
A little bird ran across her path and Dinah kicked it, sending it shrieking into the air.

“My child!” thundered Harris. “Do NOT let your father see that behavior, otherwise you will be sleeping in the Black Towers.”
scarlettdean82has quoted19 days ago
Only the worst criminals in Wonderland went there. And once they went in, they never came out.
Monica Johnsonhas quoted6 months ago
She closed her eyes and surrendered to the black, a queen no longer.
Lukutoukkahas quoted2 years ago
I did not die today, so I will not fear death tomorrow.
Lukutoukkahas quoted2 years ago
Now tell me, the Wonders of Wonderland are. . . .”
“The Sky Curtain, the Twisted Wood, the Ninth Sea, Wonderland Palace, and the Yurkei Mountains.”
Lukutoukkahas quoted2 years ago
His mind worked a different way—short flashes of brilliance followed by dark plunges into his macabre imaginary world.
Lukutoukkahas quoted2 years ago
Above her, the Wonderland stars twinkled and, if you watched closely, inched through the sky ever so slightly. Constellations in Wonderland were never constant, and Dinah loved seeing the changing patterns from night to night—circles, spirals, lines, clusters—the stars never formed the same arrangement twice. And here they were, her stars, so bright their light lit up all of Wonderland.
Lukutoukkahas quoted2 years ago
Wonderland is a much darker and more twisted place than you imagine.
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