I would eat your heirs

“Ten thousand of your children perished in my palm, Your Grace.

Whilst you snored, I would lick your sons off my face and fingers one by one, all pale sticky princes.

You claimed your rights, my lord, but in the darkness I would eat your heirs.”

– Cersei Lannister, thinking about Robert Baratheon, in A feast for Crows, by the inimitable George R.R. Martin.

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