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See how good we are together," he murmurs. "If you give yourself to me, it will be so much better. Trust me, Anastasia, I can take you places you don't even know exist. -- E.l. James
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Relationships like this are built on honesty and trust. If you don't trust me-trust me to know how I'm affecting you, how far I can go with you, how far I can take you-if you can't be honest with me, then we really can't do this. -- E.l. James
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I take a deep breath. It doesn't begin to fill the void in my chest, a void that's been present since Saturday morning, a painful hollow reminder of my loss. -- E.l. James
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I wrap my arms around my body, hugging myself tightly, holding myself together. I miss him. I really miss him ... I love him. Simple. -- E.l. James
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I love you," I murmur, and he smiles his heart-achingly shy smile, and I melt. "I will always love you, Christian."
"And I you," he says softly.
"In spite of my disobedience?" I raise my eyebrow.
"Because of your disobedience, Anastasia." He grins. -- E.l. James
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I am going to New York whether you like it or not," I hiss. "Don't count - " I hang up, cutting him off mid-sentence. -- E.l. James
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She has a small, sweet face that is blushing now, an innocent pale rose. I wonder briefly if all her skin is like that - flawless - and what it would look like pink and warmed from the bite of a cane. -- E.l. James
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Do you have a girlfriend?" I blurt out. Holy crap
I just said that out loud?
His lips quirk up in a half-smile, and he looks down at me.
"No, Anastasia. I don't do the girlfriend thing," he says softly. -- E.l. James
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His voice is warm and husky like dark melted chocolate fudge Caramel ... or something. -- E.l. James
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Love you, Ana Steele, and I want you by my side, always, -- E.l. James
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You've already said this is your dream job. And forgive me if I'm wrong, but I promised before God, Reverend Walsh, and a congregation of our nearest and dearest to 'cherish you, uphold your hopes and dreams, and keep you safe at my side.' -- E.l. James
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There's something about you Anastasia, that calls to me on some deep level I don't understand. It's a siren's call. I can't resist you, and I don't want to lose you ... don't run, please - have a little faith in me and a little patience please -- E.l. James
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But I'm a selfish man. I've wanted you since you fell into my office. You are exquisite, honest, warm, strong, witty, beguilingly innocent; the list is endless. I'm in awe of you. I want you, and the thought of anyone else having you is like a knife twisting in my dark soul. -- E.l. James
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I wake with a start.
Today, I win her back. -- E.l. James
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If you want to cry. cry in front of me.
I should know - Cristian Grey -- E.l. James
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I really like clever men who challenge you. -- E.l. James
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I need you, Anastasia," he whispers.
"I need you, too." And as I say the words, I am struck how true they are. I cannot imagine being without Christian, ever.
"Let me love you." he says hoarsely.
"Yes," I answer. -- E.l. James
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Okay, and what do I get out of this?" He shrugs and looks almost apologetic. "Me," he says simply. -- E.l. James
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I glare at her, hoping to intimidate her. "Oh, I exercise control in all things, Miss Steele." And I'd like to exercise it over you, right here, right now. -- E.l. James
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I need you. Every pore of my being is begging. This is what we do. -- E.l. James
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He pauses and takes a deep breath. I love you Anastasia. I will do everything in my power to protect you. I cannot imagine my life without you. -- E.l. James
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From his inside jacket pocket he produces a ring and gazes up at me, his eyes bright gray and raw, full of emotion. "Anastasia Steele, I love you. I want to love, cherish and protect you for the rest of my life. Be mine. Always. Share my life with me. Marry me". -- E.l. James
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Life is never going to be boring with Christian, and I'm in this for the long haul. I love this man: my husband, my lover, father of my child, my sometimes Dominant ... ... my Fifty Shades. -- E.l. James
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I hug him tightly. "I can't imagine my life without you, Christian. I love you so much it frightens me." "Me, too," he breathes. "My life would be empty without you. I love you so much. -- E.l. James
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Anatasia
You Are My More
My Love, My Life
Christian -- E.l. James
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From: Christian Grey
Subject: My Life's Mission ...
Date: September 5, 2011 09:25
To: Anastasia Grey
Is to spoil you, Mrs. Grey.
And keep you safe because I love you.
Christian Grey
Smitten CEO, Grey Enterprises Holdings Inc. -- E.l. James
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My life would be empty without you. -- E.l. James
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Love you, Anastasia. I will do everything in my power to protect you. I cannot imagine my life without you. Holy -- E.l. James
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My stomach somersaults
he wants me ... in a weird way, true, but this beautiful, strange, kinky man wants me. -- E.l. James
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My subconscious eyes me warily over her tortoiseshell half-moon specs. -- E.l. James
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This would be a perfect day if Ray were here with us, but he's not far away. He's doing well, and I know he'd like to enjoy yourself, Ana. To all of you, thank you for coming to share my beautiful wife's birthday, the first of many to come. Happy birthday, my love. - Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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What is it with all the immaculate blondes? It's like Stepford here. -- E.l. James
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And scared through my system - adrenaline mixed with lust and longing. It's a heady, potent cocktail. Christian's stance has changed completely, -- E.l. James
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Do you know what you mean to me?" he murmurs, "If something happened to you, because of me ... " His voice trails off, his brow creasing, and the pain that flashes across his face is almost palpable. He looks so vulnerable - his fear very much apparent. -- E.l. James
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I'd never beat you black and blue. I aim for pink.
Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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I do not look at the world in terms of black and white - and I find people who do rather scary. I think it's all shades of grey. -- E.l. James
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The world of Katherine Kavanagh is very clear, very black and white. Not the intangible, mysterious, vague hues of gray that color my world. Welcome to my world. -- E.l. James
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She holds out her hands in entreaty. Join me, she whispers, but she's moving backward, getting fainter ... disappearing before my eyes ... vanishing ... she's gone. No! I shout. No! But I have no voice. I have nothing. I'm mute. Mute ... again. -- E.l. James
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This is wrong, but holy hell is it erotic -- E.l. James
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I gaze out over the wide blue water, wondering what I could possibly have done in the past to have fortune smile and deliver this man to me -- E.l. James
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I need to walk before I can run -- E.l. James
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I Ignore the unwelcome stab of disappointment. Why do I want to spend every single minute with this controlling sex god? Oh yes, I've fallen in love with him, and he can fly. -- E.l. James
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I need you more, Anastasia. These last few days have been purgatory. All my instinct tell me to let you go, tell me I don't deserve you. -- E.l. James
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I'm looking forward to getting back to my house and my Ugg boots and not washing sometimes, and getting back to writing. -- E.l. James
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He smirks and cranks his glorious smile up another notch so it's in full HD IMAX. -- E.l. James
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His words make sense. He's not the man for me. This is what he meant, and it makes his rejection to accept ... almost. I can live with this. I understand. -- E.l. James
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You're used of taking care to people."
The edge in his voice attracts my attention, and I glance up at him.
"What is it?" I ask, startled by his wary expression.
"I want to take care of you." His luminous eyes glow with some unnamed emotion. -- E.l. James
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How does he do this to me? He's just touching a small area of my body and the hormones are flying. -- E.l. James
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Unconditional love - what every child deserves from its parents. -- E.l. James
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You okay, baby? Cold"
"I'm fine." I glance quickly behind us and see the two security guys, whose names I forget, standing close by.
Moving me in front of him, Christian puts both his arms around me in my shoulder. -- E.l. James
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You've brushed your teeth," He says, staring at me.
"I used your toothbrush."
His lips quirk up in a half smile. "Oh Anastasia Steele, what am I going to do with you? -- E.l. James
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It's because I'm pregnant, Christian."
He snorts, and his mouth twists into an ironic smile. "If I knew getting you knocked up was going to make you eat, I might have done it earlier. -- E.l. James
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Veneration. It's as if he's worshipping me. He teases me -- E.l. James
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I hate fighting with you," he whispers.
"Well, stop being such an arse."
He chuckles and the captivating sound reverberates through his chest. He tightens his hold on me. "Arse?"
"Ass."
"I prefer arse."
"You should. It suits you. -- E.l. James
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Love is for fools, Christian. -- E.l. James
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I always want more, with you. -- E.l. James
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I still want more," I whisper. "I know," he says. "I'll try." I blink up at him, and he reliquishes my hand and pulls at my chin, releasing my trapped lip. "For you, Anastasia, I will try. -- E.l. James
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You sound like a control freak." The words are out of my mouth before I can stop them.
"Oh, I exercise control in all things, Miss Steele," he says without a trace of humor in his smile. -- E.l. James
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I want your world to begin and end with me. -- E.l. James
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You're nothing but a sick child molester, and if were up to me, I'd toss you into the seventh circle of hell and walk away smiling. Now get out of my way- or do I have to make you? -- E.l. James
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[Christian Grey] didn't want me as a girlfriend. I turn on to my side. Idly, I wonder if perhaps he's celibate. -- E.l. James
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I feel the color in my cheeks rising again. I must be the color of The Communist Manifesto. -- E.l. James
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Write for yourself. That's it. And write every day. -- E.l. James
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Mr. Grey will see you now, -- E.l. James
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I've never wanted more, until I met you. - Christian Grey, Fifty Shades of Grey -- E.l. James
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Anastasia." He answers immediately, his voice warm and caressing. How is it that this man can make me melt over the phone?
"Christian, Jack has asked me to get his lunch."
"Lazy bastard," Christian gripes. -- E.l. James
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I imagine fucking that mouth to distract myself from all thoughts of hunger. Yes, her mouth needs training, and I imagine her on her knees before me. Now, that thought is appealing. -- E.l. James
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Sweet Jesus, you're wearing stockings.
Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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Would you like a bag? she asks, as I pass her my AmEx. -- E.l. James
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Why do you always assume the worst? -- E.l. James
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Anastasia, you're going to have to learn to be rich, too, if you say yes.' He says softly. 'Wealth isn't something I've ever aspired to, Christian.' I frown. 'I know. I love that about you. But then you've never been hungry.' He says simply. -- E.l. James
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Let me love you," he says hoarsely.
"Yes," I answer, and turning, he hauls me into his arms, his lips seeking mine, beseeching me, worshipping me, cherishing me ... loving me. -- E.l. James
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Well, when you were nearly run over by the cyclist-and i was holding you and you were looking up at me - all 'kiss me , kiss me, Christian -- E.l. James
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I did follow my heart, and I have a sore ass -- E.l. James
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From: Christian Grey
Subject: Shenaniwhatagans?
Date: June 15, 2011 09:32
To: Anastasia Steele
You don't have to work, Anastasia.
You have no idea how appalled I am at my shenanigans.
But I like keeping you up late ;)
Please use your blackberry.
Oh, and marry me, please. -- E.l. James
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Mr. Grey." I nod at him. Moving with lithe athletic grace to the door, he opens it wide. "Just ensuring you make it through the door, Miss Steele." He gives me a small smile. Obviously, he's referring to my earlier less-than-elegant entry into his office. I blush. -- E.l. James
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Seeing him on his knees in front of me, feeling his mouth on me, it's so unexpected and hot. My hands stay in his hair, pulling gently as I try to quiet my too loud breathing. He gazes up at me through impossibly long lashes, his eyes scorching smoky gray. -- E.l. James
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My reason vanishes when we're together - that's the depth of my feeling for you. -- E.l. James
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I have fallen for someone who's so emotionally shut down, I will only get hurt- deep down I know this- someone who by his own admission is completely fucked up. -- E.l. James
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Forget it, Ana, I scold myself. I decide that, all in all, it's been a very interesting experience, but I shouldn't dwell on it. Put it behind you. I never have to see him again. -- E.l. James
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I know you're rolling your eyes at me, he murmurs, and I hear the trace of humor in his voice. -- E.l. James
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I'm going to say hi to my girl now -- E.l. James
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I love and I hate, and I love arguing with you. It's very new. I need to know that we're okay. It's the only way I know how. -- E.l. James
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I'll miss you, too. More than you know, he breathes. -- E.l. James
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Drawing up my knees, I fold in on myself. I want to make myself as small as possible. Perhaps this nonsensical pain will be smaller the smaller I am. Placing my head on my knees, I let the irrational tears fall unrestrained. I am crying over the loss of something I never had. How ridiculous. -- E.l. James
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Heel. The errant thought makes me shift in my chair. She peeks up at me and bites down on her full bottom lip. Fuck! How did I not notice how inviting that mouth is? "S-Sorry, I'm not used to this." I can tell, baby, but right now I don't give a damn because I can't take my eyes off your mouth. -- E.l. James
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Have you applied to my company as I suggested?" I flush ... Of course not. "Um ... no." "And what's wrong with my company?" "Your company or your company?" I smirk. "Are you smirking at me, Miss Steele? -- E.l. James
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We've chased the dawn, Anastasia, now the dusk. -- E.l. James
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You are one fucked up son of a bitch! - Anastasia Steele -- E.l. James
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She is sunshine, she is light...she is his. -- E.l. James
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Out of her pocket and answers it. I didn't hear it ring. "Mr. Grey," she says. Leila and I turn to look at her. Prescott closes her eyes as if in pain. -- E.l. James
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I need you Anastasia," he whispers. -- E.l. James
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But now I feel like a receptacle -- an empty vessel to be filled at his whim. -- E.l. James
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I'd like to bite that lip. -- E.l. James
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He's naked except for those soft ripped jeans, top button casually undone. Jeez, he looks so freaking hot. My subconscious is frantically fanning herself, and my inner goddess is swaying and writhing to some primal carnal rhythm. -- E.l. James
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We're not going to make love? And I'm relieved. In fact, he's had a totally hands-off approach with me all day. I wonder if I should be alarmed by this turn of events, but since my inner goddess has left the building and taken my libido with her, I'll think about it in the morning. -- E.l. James
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Darling, you know what they say. You have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince."
I give her a lopsided, bittersweet smile.
"I think I've kissed a prince, Mom. I hope he doesn't turn into a frog. -- E.l. James
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Holy fuck, he's here. -- E.l. James
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He makes me graceful, that's his skill. He makes me sexy, because that's what he is. He makes me feel loved, because in spite of his fifty shades, he has a wealth of love to give. -- E.l. James
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My heart beat spikes, and I think I'm panting. Jeez, I'm a quivering, moist mess, and he hasn't even touched me. I squirm in my seat and meet his dark glare. -- E.l. James
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Oh, crapola. Don't get your panties in such a twist ... and give me back mine. I glare at him. -- E.l. James
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Never trust a man who can dance. -- E.l. James
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In the back of my mind, my mother's often-recited warning comes to me: 'Never trust a man who can dance. -- E.l. James
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Yes, I'm a 'Twi-hard.' I became obsessed. Absolutely obsessed. I didn't watch television, I didn't go to the cinema. My friends would ring and say: 'What are you doing?' And I would say: 'I've just got to finish this chapter.' -- E.l. James
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My face erupts in a shit-eating grin. -- E.l. James
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Christian, you are the state lottery, the cure for cancer, and the three wishes from Aladdin's lamp all rolled into one -- E.l. James
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So you're my boss now," I snap.
"Technically, I'm you're boss's boss's boss."
"And technically, it's gross moral turpitude- the fact that i am fucking my boss's boss's boss."
"At the moment, you're arguing with him." Christian scowls. -- E.l. James
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.....I can't imagine my life without you. -- E.l. James
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He steps out of his Converse shoes and reaches down and takes his socks off individually. -- E.l. James
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Just remember that men are from a different planet, and you'll be fine. -- E.l. James
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I could be with Ana, helping her pack all her shit, then going out for pizza with her and Kate and Elliot - or whatever ordinary people do. -- E.l. James
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... Have you considered a more conventional relationship with this girl?"
"No, I haven't."
"Why not?"
"Because it's never occurred to me that I could. -- E.l. James
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Once you're in charge of your job, your house, your children, getting the food on the table, doing all of this, all of the time, it'd be nice for someone else to be in charge for a bit maybe. -- E.l. James
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Okay, bag out tea. Sugar? For a moment, I'm stunned, thinking it's an endearment, but fortunately my subconscious kicks in with pursed lips. No, stupid - do you take sugar? -- E.l. James
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My blood singing as it courses through my body, -- E.l. James
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He walks over to me, and I can see his feet and shins in my field of vision. Naked feet. I -- E.l. James
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No ... Ana. Don't go.
"Good-bye, Christian."
"Ana ... good-bye."
The doors close, and she's gone.
I sink slowly to the floor and put my head in my hands. The void is now cavernous and aching, overwhelming me.
Grey, what the hell have you done?! -- E.l. James
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I just told you I didn't - and I don't like to be doubted," he scolds. "I didn't go anywhere last weekend. I sat and made the glider you gave me. Took me forever," he adds quietly. -- E.l. James
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Which medieval chronicle did you escape from? You sound like a courtly knight. -- E.l. James
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I'd like to bite that lip, he whispers darkly.
I gasp, completely unaware that I am chewing my bottom lip and my mouth pops open. That has to be the sexiest thing anybody has ever said to me. My heartbeat spikes, and I think I'm panting. Jeez, I'm a quivering, mess, and he hasn't even touched me. -- E.l. James
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She's one of the few women I've met who can sit in silence. -- E.l. James
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Hi," he says. I manage to grunt in response, and his smile broadens. "Rude enough for you?"
I nod and give him a reluctant grin. Jeez, any ruder and I'd have to spank the pair of us. -- E.l. James
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Arse. I find the thought very appealing. -- E.l. James
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Oh- and Anastasia, I'm glad Miss Kavanagh couldn't do the interview. -- E.l. James
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My body's reaction is irritating. Maybe this will stop if I fetter, fuck, and flog her ... and not necessarily in that order. Yeah. That's what I need. -- E.l. James
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Can't or won't?" "Won't." "So you know why." "Yes." "But you won't tell me." "If I do, you will run screaming from this room, and you'll never want to return. -- E.l. James
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I find two welcome hair ties at the same time in my bag and quickly tie my hair in pigtails. Yes! The more girly I look perhaps the safer I'll be from Bluebeard. -- E.l. James
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She's doing this on purpose. And for a split second I'm lost in her sensual, mesmerizing stare. She doesn't back down. I'm hard. Instantly. I want her. Here. Now. -- E.l. James
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The best person to write for is yourself - and what better place to start than in a journal. -- E.l. James
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You see, Ana men think that anything that comes out of a woman's mouth is a problem to be solved. Not some vague idea that we'd like to kick around and talk about for a while and then forget. Men prefer action. -- E.l. James
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fine artistry of my paintings. Her profile -- E.l. James
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Ana - as usual, you're my -- E.l. James
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What a time to have a brain-to-mouth filter malfunction. -- E.l. James
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brain-to-mouth filter malfunction. -- E.l. James
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I like the connection - me touching her. She's oil on my troubled, deep, dark waters.
Hmm ... flowery, Grey. -- E.l. James
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My inner goddess fist-pumps the air above her chaise lounge. -- E.l. James
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Good-bye, Christian, she says, and her voice falters, as if she's trying not to cry. Shit. My whole mood shifts from irritation and concern for her well-being to helplessness as her car roars off up the street. I don't know if I'll see her again. -- E.l. James
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Gotcha!" he says, and smirks. He grabs me around my waist and pulls me up against him. "You are incorrigible, Miss Steele," he murmurs, staring down into my eyes as he weaves his fingers into my hair, holding me firmly in place. He kisses me, hard, and I cling on to his muscular arms for support. -- E.l. James
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There's a very fine line between pleasure and pain. They are two sides of the same coin, one not existing without the other. -- E.l. James
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Only when the last leaf has fallen, the last tree has died, and the last fish been caught will we realize that we cannot eat money. -- E.l. James
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If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well. -- E.l. James
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This is why I am so reticent about our relationship
because on some basic, fundamental level, I recognize within me a deep-seated compulsion to be loved and cherished. -- E.l. James
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To: Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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I think the interview went well, but it's so hard to say. Interviews seem such artificial situations; everyone on their best behavior trying desperately to hide behind a professional fa -- E.l. James
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My inner goddess is doing the merengue with some salsa moves. -- E.l. James
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He's not a dark knight, but a white knight in shining, dazzling armor - Anastasia Steele -- E.l. James
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Whoa. I've never heard him sing, not even in the shower, ever. I frown. He has a lovely voice - of course. Hmm ... has he heard me sing?
He wouldn't be asking you to marry him if he had! My subconscious has her arms crossed and is wearing Burberry check ... jeez. -- E.l. James
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I was waiting for you," he says softly, his eyes dark gray and luminous.
"That's ... that's such a lovely thing to say."
"It's true. I didn't know it at the time." He smiles his shy smile.
"I'm glad you waited."
"You are worth waiting for, Mrs. Grey. -- E.l. James
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There is so much to see - little alleys and passageways leading to courtyards with intricate stone fountains, ancient and modern sculptures, and fascinating little boutiques and shops. -- E.l. James
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Business is all about people, Miss Steele, and I'm very good at judging people. I know how they tick, what makes them flourish, what doesn't, what inspires them, and how to incentivize them. I employ an exceptional team, and I reward them well. -- E.l. James
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Ray's voice echoes in my head from one of his many self-defense lectures.
It's the panic that's gonna kill you or get you seriously hurt, Annie. -- E.l. James
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I nod, and taking my tea, I head into the library. It's my refuge. I dig my BlackBerry out of my purse and contemplate calling Christian. I know it's a shock for him - but he really did overreact. When does he not overreact? -- E.l. James
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WHEN I LOOK UP again, the paintings in my foyer, my Madonnas, bring a mirthless smile to my lips. The idealization of motherhood. All of them gazing at their infants, or staring inauspiciously down at me. -- E.l. James
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I watch him, enthralled as slowly, like the predator he is, he stalks me in time to the slow sultry beat of the music. He's barefoot, wearing just an untucked white shirt, jeans, and a smoldering look.
Nina sings "You're mine" as Christian reaches me, his intention clear. -- E.l. James
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Now please don't refer to yourself ass some woman I fuck occasionally because, quite frankly, it makes me mad, and you really wouldn't like me when Im angry. -- E.l. James
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Women basically want the same thing - a good passionate story, a great fantasy - and for our partners to do the laundry and the washing up. -- E.l. James
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What happened to her?"
"We finished."
"Why?"
"She wanted more."
"And you didn't?"
He shakes his head.
"I've never wanted more, until I met you. -- E.l. James
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We cross the expansive, bustling lobby of the hotel toward the entrance, but Grey avoids the revolving door, and I wonder if that's because he'd have to let go of my hand. -- E.l. James
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Like cross stich scrapbook cook take my dogs for walks.injoying making new nook friends -- E.l. James
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I promise to love you unconditionally, to support you in your goals and dreams, to honor and respect you, to laugh with you and cry with you, to share my hopes and dreams with you, and bring you solace in times of need. -- E.l. James
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I raise my eyebrows. "You're going to settle for plain old vanilla?" He cocks his head to one side. "Nothing plain or old about vanilla-it's a very intriguing flavor," he breathes. -- E.l. James
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I want my world to start and end with you. -- E.l. James
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An odd arrangement ... to have a couch facing the bed, and I smile to myself - I've picked on the couch as odd, when really it's the most mundane piece of furniture in the room. - Anastasia seeing the playroom for the first time. -- E.l. James
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Anastasia, I'm not a hearts and flowers kind of man, I don't do romance. My tastes are very singular. You should steer clear of me." He closes his eyes as if in defeat. "There's something about you, though,and I'm finding it impossible to stay away. But I think you've figured that out already. -- E.l. James
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I fondle the last two charms: a letter C- oh yes, I was his first girlfriend to use his first name. I smile at the thought. And finally, there's a key.
"To my heart and soul," he whispers. -- E.l. James
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Don't cry, Ana, please," he murmurs against my mouth. "It was long ago. I am aching for you to touch me, but I just can't bear it. It's too much. Please, please don't cry. -- E.l. James
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Trust me, They want you. They want what's mine." He pulls me against him, and I lift my arms to his shoulders, my hands in his hair, regarding him with amusement.
"Mine," he repeats, his eyes glowing possessively.
"Yes, yours." I reassure him, smiling. -- E.l. James
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Coveralls," I reply, and I know I'm no longer screening what's coming out of my mouth.
He raises a eyebrow, amused yet again.
"You wouldn't want to ruin your clothing." I gesture vaguely in the direction of his jeans.
"I could always take them off." He smirks. -- E.l. James
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P.S. I also note that you included the Stalker's Anthem "Every Breath You Take" I do enjoy our sense of humor, but does Dr. Flynn know? -- E.l. James
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And the baby?" The words are anguished, breathless.
"The baby's fine, Mr. Grey."
"Oh, thank God." The words are litany ... a prayer, "Oh, thank God. -- E.l. James
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Do you trust me Ana?"
Ana! "Yes,I do."I respond spontaneously, not thinking ... because it's true-I do trust him.
"Well,then"he looks relieved. "The rest of this stuff is just details"
"important details -- E.l. James
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Inside, I'm doing graceful cartwheels in my head, knowing full well that's the only place I can do graceful cartwheels. -- E.l. James
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I glance down his body. He's still wearing his shorts and his shirt, and I still have my T-shirt on. Jeez
talk about wham, bam, thank you ma'am. -- E.l. James
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But we were at your parents' dining table." I stare up at him, completely bewildered.
"No one's ever said no to me before. And it's so - hot. -- E.l. James
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Elena, we have a business relationship which has profited us both immensely. Let's keep it that way. What was between us is part of past. Anastasia is my future, and I won't jeopardize it in any way, so cut the fucking crap. -- E.l. James
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You brought me here to admire the view?" I whisper. He nods, his expression serious.
"It's staggering, Christian. Thank you," I murmur, letting my eyes feast on it once more. He releases my hand.
"How would you like to look at it for the rest of your life?" he breathes. -- E.l. James
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I've never had vanilla sex before. There's a lot to be said for it. But then, maybe it's because it's with you. -- E.l. James
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Hungry?" Christian murmurs so only I can hear. I know he's not referring to the food, and the muscles deep in my belly respond.
"Very," I whisper, boldly meeting his gaze, and Christian's lips apart as he inhales.
Ha! See ... two can play at this game. -- E.l. James
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Let me ask you something first. Do you want a regular vanilla relationship with no kinky fu*kery at all? -- E.l. James
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This is a man in need. His fear is naked and obvious, but he's lost ... Somewhere in his darkness.
His eyes wide and bleak and tortured. I can soothe him. Join him briefly in the darkness and bring him into the light. -- E.l. James
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You are one brave woman," he whispers, "I am in awe of you. -- E.l. James
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I shake my head at his largesse, and I frown as a scene from Tess crosses my mind: the strawberry scene. It evokes my dream. To hell with Dr. Flynn - Freud would have a field day - and then he'd probably die trying to deal with Fifty Shades. -- E.l. James
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From: Christian Grey
Subject: &*%$&*&*
Date: August 23 2011 11:23
To: Anastasia Grey
Believe me when I say there are a great many things he'd like to do to your ass right now. Firing you is not one of them.
Christian Grey
CEO & Ass man, Grey Enterprises Holdings, Inc. -- E.l. James
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The sex is amazing, he's wealthy, he's beautiful, but this is all meaningless without his love, and the real heart-fail is that I don't know if he's capable of love. He doesn't even love himself. I recall his self-loathing.. -- E.l. James
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It's much easier to wear your pain on the outside ... -- E.l. James
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He wouldn't let her work. You know, he was controlling. Some men are like that.' He gives me a quick sideways smily. 'Really? A controlling man, surely a mythical creature?' I don't think I can squeeze any more sarcasm into my response. -- E.l. James
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I don't make love ... I fuck hard. Fifty Shades of Grey -- E.l. James
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We always hurt the ones we love, darling. -- E.l. James
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This is my favorite place. Buried in you," he murmurs against my skin.
"Please, move," I plead.
"Slow, Mrs. Grey." He flexes his hips again and pleasure radiates through me. I cup his face and kiss him, consuming him.
"Love me. Please, Christian. -- E.l. James
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You don't play fair.' I pout.
'I know. -- E.l. James
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I could gaze at him all day, but I have needs. Bathroom needs. -- E.l. James
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Do I dare to hope? Damn it. Yes, I do. -- E.l. James
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Ana." Elliot's voice is clipped and quiet, and my scalp prickles ominously. "What's wrong?" "It's Christian. He's not back from Portland." "What? What do you mean?" "His helicopter has gone missing." "Charlie Tango?" I whisper as all the breath leaves my body. "No! -- E.l. James
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Where else would I be? I want to be wherever you are, Ana. Being here makes me think of how far we've come. And the night that was. I watched you fro hours. You were just ... yar, he breathes. I smile against his chest. -- E.l. James
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Every time I look at him, it makes me smile -- E.l. James
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He's Excited. Like a small boy, he's iridescent with anticipation and excitement. It makes me smile. -- E.l. James
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He tastes of white wine and apple pie and Christian. I run my fingers through his hair, holding him to me while our tongues explore and curl and twist around each other, my blood heating in my veins.We're breathless when Christian pulls away. -- E.l. James
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Follow your heart, darling, and please, please - try not to overthink things. Relax and enjoy yourself. You are so young, sweetheart. You have so much of life to experience yet, just let it happen. You deserve the best of everything. -- E.l. James
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My world was ordered, calm, and controlled, then you came into my life with your smart mouth, your innocence, your beauty, and your quiet temerity ... and everything before you was just dull, empty, mediocre ... it was nothing. -- E.l. James
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Damon: I'm mad at you because I love you! -- E.l. James
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I think you can only be truly mad at someone you really love. -- E.l. James
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I love you Anastasia -- E.l. James
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You're like a freight train, and I don't want to get railroaded because the girl you fell in love with will be crushed. -- E.l. James
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He does, and his eyes shoot to mine, wide and gray, alive with wonder and joy. His lip part in disbelief. The word YES flashes on and off on the key ring. "Happy birthday", I whispered. -- E.l. James
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Um. I feel the color in my cheeks rising again. I must be the color of The Communist Manifesto. Stop talking. Stop talking NOW. -- E.l. James
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What! Sex in the car? Can't we just do it on the cool marble of the lobby floor ... please?
Ana's thoughts -- E.l. James
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Hey, I'm just teasing. Isn't that what husbands who are hopelessly in love with their wives do? -- E.l. James
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You wanted hearts and flowers," he murmurs.
I blink at him, not quite believing what I'm seeing.
"You have my heart." And he waves toward the room.
"And here are the flowers," I whisper, completing his sentence. "Christian, it's lovely. -- E.l. James
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It's a little blip. There's a tiny little blip in my belly. Tiny. Wow. I forget my discomfort as I stare dumbfounded at the blip ... The little blip is a baby. A real honest to goodness baby. Christian's baby. My baby. Holy cow. A baby! - Ana Grey -- E.l. James
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Where's the ice cream?"
"In the oven. -- E.l. James
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This is me, Ana. All of me ... and I'm all yours. What do I have to do to make you realize that? To make you see that I want you any way I can get you. That I love you. -- E.l. James
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Gin and tonic," Christian says. "Hendricks if you have it or Bombay Sapphire. Cucumber with the Hendricks, lime with the Bombay. -- E.l. James
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Crusty and Cross here,' he says and I grin. He's still playful Fifty. My inner goddess is clapping her hands with glee like a small child. -- E.l. James
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He is without a doubt the most beautiful man on the planet, too beautiful for the little people below, too beautiful for me. -- E.l. James
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I turn over and lie flat on my back,staring at the ceiling. When she slept beside me, I slept well. I need her in my life, in my bed. She was the day to my night. I'm going to get her back. -- E.l. James
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I need him to want me like I want and need him, and deep down I know that's not possible. -- E.l. James
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All a writer wants is to be read, and people are so flattering and lovely. I mean, there are witches out there as well. But most are so kind. -- E.l. James
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Put the chicken in the fridge. This is not a sentence I had ever expected to hear from Christian Grey, and only he can make it sound hot, really hot. -- E.l. James
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What can I do to make you understand I will not run? What can I say?"
He gazes at me, revealing his fear and anguish again. He swallows. "There is one thing you can do."
"What?" I snap.
"Marry me," he whispers. -- E.l. James
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Christian takes my hand, and we -- E.l. James
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Will Mom notice? She seems to have grown more astute since I acquired a boyfriend. -- E.l. James
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Christian Grey, expect the unexpected - fifty shades of fucked-up. -- E.l. James
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I was holding you and you were looking up at me all 'kiss me, kiss me, Christian'," he pauses and shrugs slightly, "I felt I owed you an apology and a warning. -- E.l. James
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Yep. I rub my chin as I formulate a plan, and moments -- E.l. James
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Drinking in his scent, I curl around him, trying to ignore the loss and devasta- tion I felt in my dream, and in that moment, I know that my deepest, darkest fear would be losing him -- E.l. James
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Good. So, Mrs. Grey . . . by popular demand, I'm going to restrain you. His -- E.l. James
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Thought is pleasing. Her room is small, neat, and girlish: all whites, creams, and baby blues, and bathed in the soft glow of her bedside lamp. It's also a little empty, but I spy -- E.l. James
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Why, oh why have I fallen for someone who is plain crazy - beautiful, sexy as fuck, richer than Croesus, and crazy with a capital K? -- E.l. James
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And I remember when she first fell into my office how ordinary I thought she looked. She is anything but ordinary. With a little makeup and the right clothes, she's a goddess. -- E.l. James
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I want so much from her: her trust, her obedience, her submission. I want her to be mine, but right now ... I'm hers. -- E.l. James
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His grin widens, and leaning down, he undoes the tie. -- E.l. James
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Christ, even my staff have noticed that something's rotten in the state of fucking Denmark. -- E.l. James
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I could murder a doughnut, Annie -- E.l. James
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I haven't mentioned her to Flynn, and I'm glad because I'm now behaving like a stalker. Perhaps I should let him know. -- E.l. James
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Running a successful company is all about embracing the talent of the individuals you have at your disposal. if that's where your talents and your interests lie, then you structure the company to enable that ... Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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I thought I'd broken you."
"Broken? Me? Oh no, Ana. Just the opposite."
He reaches out and takes my hand. "You're my lifeline'" he whispers. -- E.l. James
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Was it more?" he asks, his voice tinged with hope. -- E.l. James
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He's like several different people in one body. Isn't that a symptom of schizophrenia? I must Google that. -- E.l. James
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Jack has been cracking the whip. Er ... I mean ... " I flush and fall silent.
Christian says nothing for a moment.
"Cracking the whip, eh? Well, there was a time when I would have called him a lucky man." His voice is full of dry humor. "Don't let him get on top of you, baby."
"Christian! -- E.l. James
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Oh ... Blip. Yeah, I see." He sounds distracted, awed.
"Your child," I whisper.
"Our child." He counters. -- E.l. James
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I went to Sunday school, Anastasia. It taught me a great deal." Catechism. Guilt. And that God abandoned me long ago. -- E.l. James
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Would you like something to eat?" I ask.
He nods slowly. "Yes. You." he murmurs. -- E.l. James
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People are talking about sex. They're talking about sex with their husbands. They're talking about sex with their girlfriends. They're talking about sex with their partners. And because of all of this communication, women are having much more intimate relationships, which is fantastic. -- E.l. James
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It's obvious this is her first love ...
Books.
(Grey) -- E.l. James
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You are so precious to me, Ana. I was serious about marrying you. We can get to know each other then. I can look after you. You can look after me. We can have kids if you want. I will lay my world at your feet, Anastasia. I want you, body and soul, forever. Please think about it. -- E.l. James
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Don't place some vague moral judgement on yourself based on what others might think. Don't waste your energy. -- E.l. James
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I can't bear to hurt you because I love you. -- E.l. James
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Because I think I love you, and you just see me as a toy. -- E.l. James
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We knew, and to see her there like that with you-and armed. I think I died a thousand deaths, Ana. -- E.l. James
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You love strapping me in, don't you?"
"In any form," he says, a wicked grin playing on his lips.
"You are a pervert."
"I know." He raises his eyebrows and his grin broadens.
"My pervert," I whisper.
"Yes, yours. -- E.l. James
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I really want to make love to you. Please come to bed with me. -- E.l. James
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I thought you didn't make love. I thought you fucked hard. -- E.l. James
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I don't know any other way. Anastasia. This is who I am. -- E.l. James
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Ana, there's a package for you. Kate is standing on the steps up to the front door holding a brown paper parcel. Odd. I haven't ordered anything from Amazon recently. -- E.l. James
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Placing my head on my knees, I let the irrational tears fall unrestrained. I am crying over the loss of something I never had. How ridiculous. Mourning something that never was - my dashed hopes, my dashed dreams, and my soured expectations. -- E.l. James
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Three months is an arbitrary amount of time. We could make it six months, a year? How long do you want it to be? What would make you comfortable? Tell me. -- E.l. James
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It's draining, it's exhausting, it's hell... it's heaven. It's hedonism gone wild. -- E.l. James
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My inner goddess is jumping up and down, clapping her hands like a five year old. -- E.l. James
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I know you've always dreamed of going to Europe," he says softly. "I want to make your dreams come true, Anastasia."
"You are my dreams come true, Christian."
"Back at you, Mrs. Grey," he whispers. -- E.l. James
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It's very hard to grow up in a perfect family when you're not perfect. -- E.l. James
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Mrs. Grey
I have received three compliments on my new haircut. Compliments from my staff
are new. It must be the ridiculous smile I'm wearing whenever I think about last night. You are indeed a wonderful, talented, beautiful woman.
And all mine. -- E.l. James
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How could he mean so much to me in such a short time? -- E.l. James
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Ana, honey, you've always had a tendency to overanalyse everything. Go with your gut. -- E.l. James
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It's about gaining your trust and your respect, so you'll let me exert my will over you. -- E.l. James
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I am completely caught up in your spell... -- E.l. James
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It's a gift, Anastasia. Can you just say thank you?"
"But you know it's too much."
"Not to me it isn't, not for my peace of mind". -- E.l. James
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Take your filthy paws off my son, you whore, and get out of my house-now! She hisses through gritted teeth. -- E.l. James
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The only man I've ever been attracted to, and he comes with a bloody contract, a flogger, and a whole world of issues. -- E.l. James
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In life you use what you know, Anastasia. -- E.l. James
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We didn't-?" I whisper, my mouth drying in mortified horror as I can't complete the question. I stare at my hands.
"Anastasia, you were comatose. Necrophilia is not my thing. I like my women sentient and receptive," he says dryly. -- E.l. James
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You're not celibate, then?" I breathe.
Amusement lights up his eyes.
"No, Anastasia, I'm not celibate. -- E.l. James
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Sir, she says graciously. But her cheeks are coloring their familiar rosy pink, like her ass last night. She's embarrassed. When -- E.l. James
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Yes. I reply, though in all honesty I'm just not sure. I feel a paradigm shift. I know that if I do this thing with him, I will get hurt. He's not capable, interested, or willing to offer me any more ... and I want more. Much more. -- E.l. James
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Show me how you pleasure yourself. -- E.l. James
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Oh, fuck the paperwork -- E.l. James
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Breath play is not my scene at all. -- E.l. James
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Do you want me to kiss you. Anastasia?" he whispers softly in my ear.
"Yes," I breathe.
"Where?"
"Everywhere. -- E.l. James
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To: Christian Grey
You've made me cry again.
I love the iPad.
I love the songs.
I love the British Library App.
I love you.
Goodnight.
Ana xx -- E.l. James
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See, that wasn't so bad!" I grin as we tread water.
Eventually he smirks at me, obviously relieved. "No, I guess it wasn't. Except I'm wet," he grumbles, but his tone is playful.
'I'm wet, too."
"I like you wet." He leers. -- E.l. James
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You never cease to amaze me, Anastasia. After a day like today - or yesterday, rather - you're not whining or running off into the hills screaming. I am in awe of you. You're very strong."
"You're a very good reason to stay," I murmur. -- E.l. James
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So you've just slept with him, given him your virginity, a man who doesn't love you. In fact, he has odd ideas about you, wants to make you some sort of kinky sex slave. -- E.l. James
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From: Christian Grey
Subject: Sunrise
Date: June 14, 2011 09:23
To: Anastasia Steele
I love waking up to you in the morning.
Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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Are you crazy?"

"Crazy for you," he whispers. -- E.l. James
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Anastasia," I say, in good-bye. "Christian," she answers, her voice soft. -- E.l. James
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From: Christian Grey
Subject: One more request
Date: June 10, 2011 00:15
To: Anastasia Steele
Dream of Me.
x
Christian Grey
CEO, Grey Enterprise Holdings. Inc. -- E.l. James
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Of course I do. I love you touching me, Ana. I'm like a starving man at a banquet when it comes to your touch. -- E.l. James
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Well, Anastasia, my new motto is, 'If you can't beat'em, join'em -- E.l. James
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He sighs. "I want to give you the world, Anastasia."
"I just want you, Christian. Not all the add-ons."
"They're part of the deal. Part of what I am. -- E.l. James
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Anastasia - this is for you. I know what you want to hear. The music on here says it for me. Christian I -- E.l. James
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I will never get enough of you. Don't leave me," he murmurs and kisses my belly.
"I'm not going anywhere, Christian, and I seem to remember that I wanted to kiss your belly," I grumble sleepily.
He grins at my skin. "Nothing stopping you baby. -- E.l. James
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The fuller your bladder, the more intense your orgasm, Ana. -- E.l. James
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I don't want to hurt you, but I'm more than happy to play. -- E.l. James
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I'll never flourish with your incessant interference. I need some freedom. -- E.l. James
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Stow your twitchy palm! -- E.l. James
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Hmm.. you and I, we're giving each other many firsts. -- E.l. James
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I DO NOT SNORE. And if I do, it's very ungallant of you to point it out. -- E.l. James
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That's what I do, and I do it well. It's nothing to do with luck! -- E.l. James
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We've come so far together, we have so far to go, but we are made for each other. We are meant to be. -- E.l. James
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The pain is such that I refuse to acknowledge it. I feel numb. I have somehow escaped from my body and am now a casual observer to this unfolding tragedy. -- E.l. James
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I pull her pillow over my face to breathe in her scent. It's torture, it's heaven, and for a moment I contemplate death by suffocation. Get a grip, Grey. -- E.l. James
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Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit. -- E.l. James
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Mrs. Robinson?" "Yes." And her large rubber strap-on. -- E.l. James
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An image of her shackled to my bench, peeled gingerroot inserted in her ass so she can't clench her buttocks, comes to mind, followed by judicious use of a belt or strap. -- E.l. James
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I have rules, and I want you to comply with them. They are for your benefit and for my pleasure. If you follow these rules to my satisfaction, I shall reward you. If you don't, I shall punish you, and you will learn. -- E.l. James
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She's my dream catcher. -- E.l. James
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She's my dream catcher. She keeps my nightmares at bay. -- E.l. James
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That was really nice," I whisper, smiling coyly. "There's that word again." "You don't like that word?" "No. It doesn't do it for me at all." "Oh - I don't know ... it seems to have a very beneficial effect on you. -- E.l. James
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Why would i stay if things had reached such an impasse? -- E.l. James
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His eyebrows widen in surprise. -- E.l. James
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He makes you the person you want to be,
instead of the person you are, and that, the idea of life without him is,
not only unbearable, it's unimaginable. -- E.l. James
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Men aren't really complicated, Ana, honey. They are very simple, literal creatures. They usually mean what they say. And we spend hours trying to analyze what they've said - when really it's obvious. If I were you, I'd take him literally. That might help. -- E.l. James
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I may need you to accompany me to functions, and I want you dressed well. I'm sure your salary, when you do get a job, won't cover the kind of clothes I'd like you to wear."
"I don't have to wear them when I'm not with you?"
"No."
"Okay." Think of them as uniform. -- E.l. James
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Though there are people who'd say I don't have a heart." "Why would they say that?" "Because they know me well. -- E.l. James
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You're becoming insatiable," he murmurs. "I've only got a taste for you," I whisper. -- E.l. James
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I value my anonymity. I'm happy to come in on the tube or the train and watch other people reading 'Fifty Shades.' -- E.l. James
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I have become my own island state. A ravaged, war-torn land where nothing grows and the horizons are bleak. Yes, that's me. I can interact impersonally at work, but that's it. -- E.l. James
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Language evolves and moves on. It is an organic thing. It is not stuck in an ivory tower, hung with expensive works of art and overlooking most of Seattle with a helipad stuck on its roof. -- E.l. James
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My mother had a mantra: musical instrument, foreign language, martial art. -- E.l. James
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I think women love a passionate love story. -- E.l. James
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I love him. Simple. -- E.l. James
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You don't know what you're getting yourself into. -- E.l. James
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Are you still mad at me?"
"Yes."
"I'll go back to sleep, then."
"Good. -- E.l. James
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Are you on your own?"
"No. There are six people staring at me right now wondering who the hell i'm talking to."
shit ... "Really?" I gasp, panicked.
"Yes. Really. My girlfriend," he announces away from the phone.
holy cow! "They probably all thought you were gay, you know. -- E.l. James
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Weirdly, all the wood, dark walls, moody lighting, and oxblood leather makes the room kind of soft and romantic ... I know it's anything but; this is Christian's version of soft and romantic. -- E.l. James
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I hunt in the refrigerator and find some maple syrup. -- E.l. James
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Mrs. Grey, if a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well. Lift your hips. His eyes glow summer storm gray. -- E.l. James
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First, I don't make love. I fuck, hard. -- E.l. James
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I came up with a story and I wrote it. -- E.l. James
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My inner goddess is draped in a pink feather boa and diamonds, strutting her stuff in fuck-me shoes. -- E.l. James
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Please stop talking to me and hurry the fuck up. -- E.l. James
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My subconscious is furious, medusa-like in her anger, hair flying, her hands clenched around her face like Edvard Munch's Scream. -- E.l. James
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It's taking all my self-control not to fuck you on the hood of this car, just to show you that you're mine, and if I want to buy you a fucking car, I'll buy you a fucking car Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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not this old chestnut. -- E.l. James
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Time I step across some imaginary line? -- E.l. James
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I felt the tablecloth move, and it's a calculated guess based on years of experience. I'm right, aren't I? -- E.l. James
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I am going to have coffee with Christian Grey ... and I hate coffee. -- E.l. James
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Well, Mrs. Grey, you're in luck. I'm taking requests today. -- E.l. James
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I flush,and my inner goddess grabs a rose between her teeth and starts to tango. -- E.l. James
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You can fuck me seven shades of sunday this evening. - Ana Grey -- E.l. James
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Besides, immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control things. -- E.l. James
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Just-fucked hair doesn't suit me. -- E.l. James
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He doesn't look like a CEO - he looks like a bad boy from the wrong side of town. Holy cow, he's so fucking sexy. -- E.l. James
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If he touches me, I will succumb. I know the power he wields over me and my traitorous body. I know. -- E.l. James
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Because my wife worked for him, and I run security checks on anyone my wife works with - Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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A man of your advanced years is surely a little deaf." "Sorry, could you speak up? I can't hear you. -- E.l. James
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The pleasure's been all mine, -- E.l. James
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Everyone's clamoring for the fourth book in the 'Fifty Shades' trilogy, which makes me laugh. Just the part of 'a fourth book in trilogy' that makes me laugh, not the clamoring for the next book. -- E.l. James
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Still kneeling, he grasps my foot and undoes my Converse, pulling off my shoe and sock. -- E.l. James
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I want you very badly, especially now, when you're biting your lip again. -- E.l. James
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I'm intoxicated with this man, my man, my Fifty Shades. -- E.l. James
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I tug my Seahawks cap low over my face and sprint on down Western Avenue. -- E.l. James
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You must eat Anastasia -- E.l. James
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This is mine," he whispers aggressively. "All mine. Do you understand? -- E.l. James
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You are one beautiful woman, Anastasia. And you're all mine, -- E.l. James
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Idly, I switch the mean machine on and fire up the e-mail program. -- E.l. James
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I'm a bit of a control freak. -- E.l. James
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Men aren't really complicated. They are very simple, literal creatures. They usually mean what they say. And we spend hours trying to analyze what they've said, when really it's obvious. -- E.l. James
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I want you sore, baby," he murmurs, and he continues his sweet, leisurely torment, backward, forward. "Every time you move tomorrow, I want you to be reminded that I've been here. Only me. You are mine. -- E.l. James
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I don't make love . . I fuck . . hard -- E.l. James
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How can i eat now? I'm going to Seattle by helicopter with Christian Gray..And he wants to bite my lip.. -- E.l. James
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I've always known deep down I was no good for her, and she was too good for me. This is how it should be. Then why do I feel like shit? Why is this so painful? -- E.l. James
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Oh, baby, we both know that if you throw down the gauntlet I'll be only too happy to pick it up. -- E.l. James
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The panic that's gonna kill you or get you seriously hurt, -- E.l. James
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I see myself as a story teller. -- E.l. James
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Oh, please," I moan as he bites my little toe -- E.l. James
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Don't place some vague moral judgment on yourself based on what others might think. -- E.l. James
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Pursing my lips, I strive to appear unaffected by his touch. He is so artful at diverting me from anything painful, or anything he doesn't want to address. And you let him, my subconscious pipes up unhelpfully, gazing over her copy of Jane Eyre. -- E.l. James
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You're my lifeline, he whispers, and he kisses my knuckles before pressing my palm against his. -- E.l. James
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I've never felt the way I felt when you left, Anastasia. I would move heaven and earth to avoid feeling like that again. -- E.l. James
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This is so ... I want to think wrong, but somehow it's not. It's right for Christian. It's what he wants - and after the last few days ... after all he's done, I have to man up and take whatever he decides he wants, whatever he thinks he needs. -- E.l. James
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Would you like a drink?" Politeness wins out over everything else I'd like to say.
"No, thank you, Anastasia." He smiles a dazzling, crooked smile, his head cocked slightly to one side.
Well, I might need one. -- E.l. James
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You really have to let me fight my own battles. You can't constantly second-guess me and try to protect me. It's stifling. -- E.l. James
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Look at me, he breathes, and I stare up into his smoldering gaze. It is his Dom gaze - cold, hard, and sexy as hell, seven shades of sin in one enticing look. -- E.l. James
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You smell heavenly. I slept on your side of your side of the bed because your pillow smells of you. -- E.l. James
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There is a large wooden cross like an X fastened to the wall facing the door. It's made of high-polished mahogany, and there are restraining cuffs on each corner. -- E.l. James
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Can I take the cap and gown off now? I feel kind of dorky. You look kind of dorky ... my subconscious is at her snarky best. So are you going to introduce Ray to the man you're f**king? She is glaring at me over her wing-shaped spectacles. He'd be so proud. -- E.l. James
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You are mine," he whispers. "Only mine. Don't forget it. -- E.l. James
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My memories of him did not do him justice. He's not merely good looking ... he's the epitome of male beauty, breathtaking. -- E.l. James
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Supposing I've said I hate him, or worse still, that I love him, in my sleep. -- E.l. James
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I love you and all your kinky fuckery -- E.l. James
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What is the appropriate response to finding out a potential lover is a complete freaky sadist or masochist? -- E.l. James
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Are you smirking at me, Mr. Grey? I ask sweetly. Pompous ass. -- E.l. James
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I make decisions based on logic and fact. -- E.l. James
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Angry is good.
Angry is better than being tearful -- E.l. James
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Call Audi. I may need the A3 sooner than I thought." "It's ready, Mr. Grey." "Oh. Good. -- E.l. James
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Grey doesn't do nice. He does polite, maybe. And -- E.l. James
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The muscles inside the deepest, darkest part of me clench in the most delicious fashion. The pain is so sweet and sharp I want to close my eyes, but I'm hypnotized by his eyes staring fervently into mine. -- E.l. James
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The unfamiliar feeling surfaces, swelling in my chest, unnamed and dangerous. -- E.l. James
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Who's he kidding? He's no gentleman. He has my panties -- E.l. James
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Each day will be darker and emptier, because she's no longer in it. -- E.l. James
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Suicide crossed my mind often, but I always held back. -- E.l. James
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I gasp, and I'm Eve in the Garden of Eden, and he's the serpent, and I cannot resist. -- E.l. James
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And soon you will be my wife to have and to hold ... To love and to cherish ... "With my body I will worship you." Christian Grey
Fifty Shades Darker, E.L.James -- E.l. James
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The time has flown by in a haze of new faces, work to do, and Mr. Jack Hyde. Mr. Jack Hyde ... -- E.l. James
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He mumbles in his sleep, Don't touch me. No more. Only Ana.: -- E.l. James
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I will handle this better from my seat of power. -- E.l. James
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I never know what you're thinking. Sometimes you're so closed off ... like an island slate. You intimidate me. That's why I keep quiet. I don't know which way your mood is going to go. It swings from north to south and back again in a nanosecond. -- E.l. James
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Yet today, for the first time ever, I feel lonely and uncomfortable here, unhappy with my own company -- E.l. James
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AS WE DRIVE BACK into Portland, -- E.l. James
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If that isn't a declaration of love, I don't know what is. And the words tumble out of me - a dam breached. -- E.l. James
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You know, you're topping from the bottom," he murmurs against my lips.
"What?" I don't understand what he's talking about.
"Don't worry. I'll live with it," he whispers, amused ... -- E.l. James
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Ana, honey. The voice is soft and warm, full of love and sweet memories of times gone by. -- E.l. James
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You dazzle me so much I find it very difficult to think clearly when we're together. -- E.l. James
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My inner goddes has her sequins on and is warming up to dance the rumba. -- E.l. James
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I want to chase the dawn with you. -- E.l. James
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Of course. Silly me. Such a sad, exciting score, which no doubt you can play? So many accomplishments, Mr. Grey."
"And the greatest one is you, Miss Steele. -- E.l. James
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Laters,' I whisper. -- E.l. James
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Sooners rather than laters, baby. -- E.l. James
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But, you have needs." "I need you more. -- E.l. James
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Don't leave me," he whispers.
"Oh for crying out loud-no! I am not going to go!" I shout, and it's cathartic. There, I've said it. I am not leaving. -- E.l. James
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Lying in my bed, I pray for a dreamless sleep ... but if I am to dream, I want to dream of her. -- E.l. James
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Oh Christian ... my possessive, jealous, control freak Christian. -- E.l. James
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Oh no! My subconscious slams down her Complete Works of Charles Dickens, leaps up from her armchair, and puts her hands on her hips. -- E.l. James
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There will be pain, but nothing that you
can't handle -- E.l. James
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Mine," he whispers.
"Yours," I breathe. -- E.l. James
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It's only just not painful. -- E.l. James
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After you've taken so much trouble to set up recorder, you ask me now? -- E.l. James
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Your lips are so soft when you cry. -- E.l. James
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Amy Studt is singing in my ear about misfits. This song used to mean so much to me; that's because I'm a misfit. -- E.l. James
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There is poetry of sailing as old as the world, -- E.l. James
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Ordinary raised to extraordinary. -- E.l. James
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Own company, reading a classic British novel, curled -- E.l. James
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Well, I thought I should come and remind you how nice it was knowing me. -- E.l. James
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IT'S LATE AND I feel fuzzy. -- E.l. James
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You see, most of your fear is in your head, Anastasia. -- E.l. James
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You intoxicate me, Miss Steele, and you calm me. Such a heady combination. -- E.l. James
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I turn up the volume of the music.
Sleep through that, Lelliot! -- E.l. James
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My subconscious rolls her eyes at me in despair and goes back to reading her dog-eared copy of Jane Eyre. -- E.l. James
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I knew it would lead to this. All week ... I knew I'd have to see her again. -- E.l. James
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If you grow up with a wholly negative self-image, thinking you're some kind of reject, an unlovable savage, you think you deserve to be beaten. -- E.l. James
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Spanish-language, and audio, and in deluxe hardcover editions featuring elegant silver-embossed jackets -- E.l. James
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Snow Patrol blaring in my ears, I set off into the opal and aquamarine dusk. -- E.l. James
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Miss Steele, I do believe you're making my palm twitch. -- E.l. James
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Taylor: He's been hell on wheels the last few days. Glad we're here. -- E.l. James
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Oh ... a lot of one and some of the other. -- E.l. James
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This is your punishment, so close and yet so far. Is this nice? -- E.l. James
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You said you wanted me to stay, so here I am. -- E.l. James
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Happy birthday", I whispered. -- E.l. James
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But Master is happy. I have seen him. He laughs and smiles. These reactions are rare ... very rare for him. -- E.l. James
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I flush at the waywardness of my subconscious - she's doing her happy dance in a bright red hula skirt -- E.l. James
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Do you have any idea how happy you make me feel?" he murmurs. "Yes ... I know exactly. Because you do the same for me. -- E.l. James
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Perhaps this agony will wash away in the shower. -- E.l. James
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Can we ever have a normal conversation without it disintegrating into an argument? It's exhausting -- E.l. James
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Why? Were you hoping for something more exotic?"
My inner goddess pops her head above the parapet.
"Oh no. I've had enough exotic for one day."
Mr inner goddess pouts at me. -- E.l. James
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Enlighten me, then. -- E.l. James
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All the warning signs were there, I was just too clueless and too enamored to notice. -- E.l. James
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Because we're getting to know each other, and you're stubborn and cantankerous and moody and difficult. -- E.l. James
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You said you loved me, is that now in the past tense?" "No, it's not." "Good. -- E.l. James
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Oh Ana!" he cries out loudly as he finds his release, holding me in place as he pours himself into me. He collapses, panting hard beside me, and he pulls me on top of him and buries his face in my hair, hold me close. "Oh baby," he breathes. "Welcome to my world. -- E.l. James
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We can't eat money, Miss Steele, and there are too many people on this planet who -- E.l. James
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Hearts and flowers - that's not who I am. -- E.l. James
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Oh, fuck the paperwork. The words come from nowhere and on instinct I grab her and push her against the wall. Clasping both her hands, I pin them above her head so she can't touch me, and once she's secure, I twist my other hand in her hair while my lips seek and find hers. -- E.l. James
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I ignore the mention of the bitch-troll. -- E.l. James
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I feel the sun has set and not risen for days..I'm in perpetual night here. -- E.l. James
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I'm anything but fine. I feel like the sun has set and not risen for five days, Ana. I'm in perpetual night here. -- E.l. James
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Whining and panting beneath -- E.l. James
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What I need her to understand is that this contract isn't about the law, it's about trust. -- E.l. James
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Miss Anastasia Steele is here to see you, Mr. Grey. -- E.l. James
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A controlling man, surely a mythical creature? -- E.l. James
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I like the control it gives me, Anastasia. I want you to behave in a particular way, and if you don't, I shall punish you, and you will learn to behave the way I desire. I enjoy punishing you. I've wanted to spank you since you asked me if I was gay. -- E.l. James
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His wedding ring clinks against the glass as he takes another sip of wine. Now that is a sexy sound. This time he pulls my head right back, cradling me. He kisses me once more, and greedily I swallow the wine he gives me. He smiles as he kisses me again. -- E.l. James
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Do you like being rich?"
"Yes. Show me someone who doesn't," he says darkly. -- E.l. James
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In my groggy frame of mind, he looks yummy. -- E.l. James
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And in this quiet moment, as I close my eyes, spent and sated, I think I'm in the eye of the storm. And in spite of all he's said and what he hasn't said, I don't think I have ever been so happy. -- E.l. James
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I have a sudden urge to drag her out of her seat, bend her over my knee, spank her, and then fuck her over my desk with her hands tied behind her back. -- E.l. James
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Anastasia. I want you to behave in a particular way, and if you don't, I shall punish you, and you will learn to behave the way I desire. -- E.l. James
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Perhaps Mr. Grey insists on all his employees being blonde. I'm wondering idly if that's legal. -- E.l. James
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Holy cow, he's so fucking sexy. -- E.l. James
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I agree to the conditions, Angel; because you know best what my punishment ought to be; only - only - don't make it more than I can bear! -- E.l. James
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Know some hunky guys, she hisses conspiratorially -- E.l. James
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Maybe those guileless eyes can see though me. Control is my middle name -- E.l. James
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The physical pain from the bite of the belt is nothing, nothing compared to this devastation. -- E.l. James
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You love me," I whisper.
His eyes widen further and his mouth opens. He takes a huge breath as if winded. He looks tortured - vulnerable.
"Yes," he whispers. "I do. -- E.l. James
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I want you to willingly surrender yourself to me, in all things. -- E.l. James
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His magic is powerful, intoxicating. I'm a butterfly caught in his net, unable and unwilling to escape. I'm his ... totally his. (Ana to Christian) -- E.l. James
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I don't have a philosophy as such. Maybe a guiding principle, Carnegie's A man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possessionof anything else to which he is justly entitled.' I'm very singular, driven. I like control... of myself and those around me. -- E.l. James
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I am doing this so that you remember not to run from me, and as exciting as it is, I never want you to run from me! -- E.l. James
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We have to learn to walk before we can run -- E.l. James
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I've never promised to play fair where you're concerned. -- E.l. James
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We aim to please -- E.l. James
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You can't fathom why some people behave the way they do -- E.l. James
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Room is the wrong word. It's not a room - it's a mission statement. -- E.l. James
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i'm fifty shades of fucked up. -- E.l. James
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F##k the paperwork! -- E.l. James
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I can't stay. I know what I want and you can't give it to me, and I can't give you what you need. -- E.l. James
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You. Are. Going. To. Have. To. Learn. To. Keep. Still. -- E.l. James
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My worst fears have been realized. And strangely, it's liberating. -- E.l. James
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There is something about Christian that is old-fashioned and romantic. -- E.l. James
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He likes control over everything, including me. Yet he's so unpredictably and disarmingly agreeable, too. He can be tender, good-humored, even sweet. And when he is, it's so left field and unexpected. -- E.l. James
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I am crying over the loss of something I never had. -- E.l. James
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Christian Grey just sent me a winkey ... Oh my. I fire up Google. -- E.l. James
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Forget about the rules. Forget about all those details for tonight. I want you. I've wanted you since you fell into my office, and I know you want me. -- E.l. James
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Can't imagine my life without you. -- E.l. James
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And now my past and my future are colliding in a way I never thought possible. -- E.l. James
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Man can hope, dream even. -- E.l. James
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Do you really feel like this or do you think you ought to feel like this? -- E.l. James
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I am both eager to return and apprehensive of what awaits me at my journey's end. -- E.l. James
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I will lay my world at your feet, Anastasia. I want you, body and soul, forever. -- E.l. James
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Whatever happened to delayed gratification?" "I got over it, and I'm now a firm advocate of instant gratification. Carpe diem, Ana," he whispers. -- E.l. James
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I got over it, and I'm now a firm advocate of instant gratification. Carpe diem, Ana. -- E.l. James
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I don't watch much British television at all. I mean, it's ironic because I used to work in it for years. -- E.l. James
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I lay awake for hours and watched you sleep," he murmurs. "I might have loved you even then. -- E.l. James
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- Come on, Miss Steele, sooner you're in bed, sooner you'll be fucked and sooner you can sleep.
- Mr Grey, you are a born romantic -- E.l. James
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I am not a child, Christian."
"Well, stop acting like one. -- E.l. James
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I can't even escape him in my dreams. -- E.l. James
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I should run, but I can't. I'm drawn to him on some deep, elemental level that I can't begin to understand. -- E.l. James
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My heart sinks. Shit - it's like he's my dad. -- E.l. James
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wooden X is on the -- E.l. James
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grow up and smell the fucking coffee! -- E.l. James
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Mr. Grey will see you now, Miss Steele. Do go through, -- E.l. James
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Peeled gingerroot inserted in her ass so she can't clench her buttocks, -- E.l. James
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I don't know whether to worship at your feet or spank the living shit out of you. -- E.l. James
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You know how to show a girl -- E.l. James
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Woke me up," she whispers. "I'm sure it did." I'm fascinated. "What were you dreaming about?" "You," she says in a small voice. -- E.l. James
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God forbid that women have fantasies. -- E.l. James
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I never set out to do this - getting to No. 1 in the 'New York Times' bestseller list wasn't even a pipedream. -- E.l. James
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If you were mine, you wouldn't be able to sit down for a week after the stunt you pulled yesterday. -- E.l. James
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I hate having my photograph taken. -- E.l. James
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Because I'm not going to touch you, Anastasia - not until I have your written consent to do so. -- E.l. James
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You are so bossy. -- E.l. James
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I've kissed a prince, Mom. I hope it doesn't turn into a frog. -- E.l. James
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Are you in Portland on business? I ask, and my voice is too high, like I've got my finger trapped in a door or something. Damn! Try to be cool, Ana! -- E.l. James
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I'm not a great writer. -- E.l. James
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Why don't you like me ?" "Because you never stay with me. -- E.l. James
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My inner goddess has left the building and taken my libido with her. -- E.l. James
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Take all the time you need, Miss Steele. I need another moment to marshal my wayward thoughts. -- E.l. James
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So, it was nice knowing me? -- E.l. James
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This is all I know, too. Perhaps together we can chart a new course. -- E.l. James
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I don't do romance, sweetheart. -- E.l. James
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You want to play on your Xbox?" I ask. He laughs loudly. "No, Anastasia, no Xbox, no Playstation. Come. -- E.l. James
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We'll go by helicopter to Seattle?" "Yes." "Why?" He grins wickedly. "Because I can. Finish your breakfast." How can I eat now? I'm going to Seattle by helicopter with Christian Grey. And he wants to bite my lip ... I squirm at the thought. -- E.l. James
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God, I'm a lucky son of a bitch." - Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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Like Eve, you're so quick to eat from the tree of knowledge. -- E.l. James
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I want my own Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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Holy shit. What does that mean? Does he white-slave small children to some God-forsaken part of the planet? -- E.l. James
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Yes, I'm rich. Get use to it. -- Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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I'd really like to tie you up right now - Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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I want you to throw the fucking book at him, Dad - Christian Grey -- E.l. James
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We aim to please Miss Steele -- E.l. James
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Anastasia, you should steer clear of me. I'm not the man for you, he whispers. -- E.l. James
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Nothing I've done today, including running - twice - and a quick circuit in the gym, has dispelled the anxiety I've wrestled with all day. That power is in the hands of Anastasia Steele. I want her submission. -- E.l. James
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I'm talking about the heavy shit, Anastasia. You should see what I can do with a cane or a cat. -- E.l. James
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I think women love to read love stories. -- E.l. James
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Then we're out into the bright Seattle May morning. -- E.l. James
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His eyes are gray oceans of loss and hurt and pain. -- E.l. James
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Why do I feel ten feet tall when I make her laugh? -- E.l. James
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Oh my, the look he gives me could be solely responsible for global warming. -- E.l. James
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If you've been married for 400 years, as I have, it's nice to experience first love again and you can vicariously through a book. -- E.l. James
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My boss is like an angry bear with a sore head and poison ivy up his ass. -- E.l. James
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Besides ... anticipation is the key to seduction, and right now, I'm really into delayed gratification. -- E.l. James
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Sitting beside me, he gently pulls my sweatpants down again. Up and down like whores -- E.l. James
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You're the only person I'd fly three thousand miles to see. -- E.l. James
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I need to be home this -- E.l. James
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I see your pain. It's hard knowing that I'm the one that has made you feel this way. -- E.l. James
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I've worked in television all my life, but really I've always wanted to work in the movies. -- E.l. James
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Her words travel directly to my dick, passing "Go" on the way. Fuck. This calls for - what did she call them? SHOUTY CAPITALS. -- E.l. James
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Covering the essentials, and holds out a larger fluffy white towel -- E.l. James
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This book is dedicated to those readers who asked ... and asked ... and asked ... and asked for this. Thank you for all that you've done for me. You rock my world every day. -- E.l. James
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And to cherish you for as long as we both shall live. -- E.l. James
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I struggle to keep up with him because my wits have been thoroughly and royally scattered all over the floor and walls of elevator three in the Heathman Hotel. -- E.l. James
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I can't tell jokes.'
'Mr. Grey! Something you can't do?' I grin at him, and he grins back.
'No, hopeless joke teller.' He looks so proud of himself that I start to giggle. -- E.l. James
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Interviews seem like such artificial situations, everyone on their best behavior trying desperately to hide behind a professional facade. Did my face fit? I shall have to wait and see. -- E.l. James
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Ana x At least I still earned a kiss. Surely she -- E.l. James
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I like to make the odd impromptu visit. It keeps management on their toes, wives in their place. You know. He shrugs, his mouth set in an arrogant line. -- E.l. James
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Pheromones must be working overtime. What was -- E.l. James
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Sometimes I wonder if there's something wrong with me. Perhaps I've spent too long in the company of my literary romantic heroes, and consequently my ideals and expectations are far too high. -- E.l. James
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Why does he have such an unnerving effect on me? His over-whelming good looks maybe? The way his eyes blaze at me? The way he strokes his index finger against his lower lip? I wish he'd stop doing that. -- E.l. James
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Any relationship that you have is about negotiation - anything - whether there is a written contract or not. -- E.l. James
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I've come alive since I met you. -- E.l. James
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"Grey - you're on my shit list and I'm watching you. -- E.l. James
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You were really angry, if I remember correctly," I gasp.
"Anastasia, I'm always really angry. -- E.l. James
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I am the moth and he is the flame, and I'm going to get burned. I know. -- E.l. James
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A man can hope,dream even and sometimes his dreams come true. -- E.l. James
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You make me feel cherished." "That's because you are," he murmurs, -- E.l. James
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No, I'm doing this because I've finally met someone I want to spend the rest of my life with. -- E.l. James
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You are mine," I whisper. "Only mine. Don't forget it. -- E.l. James
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I want to stay in her mind. I need to stay in her mind. -- E.l. James
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Don't get your panties in such a twist ... and give me back mine. -- E.l. James
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Could I have a vanilla relationship with Anastasia?
My scalp prickles.
Fuck. Possibly. -- E.l. James
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Anastasia, I earn roughly one hundred thousand dollars an hour. My mouth drops open. That is an obscene amount of money. -- E.l. James
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My favorite sound in the whole world is your giggle, Anastasia. -- E.l. James
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Step in. The place is empty - completely empty. We find ourselves -- E.l. James
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I don't think [Fifty Shades of Grey is] a model for anything. Except maybe in bed. -- E.l. James
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How did you become this way?"
"Why is anybody the way they are? That's kind of hard to answer. -- E.l. James
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I thought you were saying no, no discussion at all -- E.l. James
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My blood singing in my veins, answering his call. -- E.l. James
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Three little words. My world stands still, tilts, then spins on a new axis. -- E.l. James