"... I can't even take a walk without them sending someone to hover. Attack me," she said.
"I beg your parden, Lady Queen?"
"You should attack me, and we'll see what he does. He's probably quite bored -it'll be a relief to him."
"Mightn't he run me through with his sword?"
"Oh." Bitterblue chuckled. "Yes, I suppose he might. That would be a shame."
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm #3) by Kristin Cashore
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