Today's snippet is from The Dragon's Devotion. I wasn't sure what to snippet this week, so I opened the book and picked almost at random. (It's been that kind of week!)
After, Corentin let himself rest against Bastien for a moment. He wanted to stay there, cradled on Bastien’s body, but he’d crush him soon. It was just that if he stayed, right there, he didn’t have to think about how being with Bastien this way had shaken him. He’d been thinking about what he and Bastien would be like together, imagining having Bastien like this, but he’d never come close to the reality of it. He’d done his best to drive Bastien insane with wanting, to drive the sadness from his eyes, and ended up utterly undone himself.