I wonder if people always choose what will make them unhappy.
Megan Whalen Turner, A Conspiracy of Kings
I didn’t think about being king,” he said, his voice hoarse.Eddis stared. “Your capacity to land yourself in a mess because you didn’t think first, Eugenides, will never cease to amaze me. What do you mean you didn’t think about being king? Is Attolia going to marry you and move into my library?
Megan Whalen Turner, The Queen of Attolia