King Kade laughed, a bubbly and breezy sound. “You amuse me. I can see why the devil kept you. Maybe I will choose to keep you for myself. I shall place you in a gilded cage instead of an engaging parrot and have you entertain me with witty remarks. Approach me, warrior.”
“Prepare to die, fool,” Fatima replied.
from Rabih Alameddine’s The Hakawati, p171
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