- Sarah Monette
"The obligation d'Ã¢me meant that his only allegiance was to Felix, making them a separate kingdom of two, with Felix as king and Mildmay as ministers, army, and populace all combined in one. A stormy little kingdom, I thought, with periodic flare-ups of civil war and a magnificently unstable government. And I was glad I wasnâ€™t a citizen of it."
-- Sarah Monette