I extinguished the fire in my hands and sat there holding the smoke. I wanted to breath it in, it was the closest thing to a cigarette that I had, and as I worried about Phoenix I really needed something to get my mind off things.
she saw the colors of their brilliant scales and marveled that they couldn't see them, too. she saw beyond them to the hidden darkness underneath, and still loved. she saw that their heart wasn't really gold but jewel-toned, like their innermost passions