Benedict Bridgerton: Second oldest Bridgerton sibling and tallest; considered one of the two prime catches of the season; possessing a respectable fortune; and very good looking.
“We always have choices. We call it free will.”
“When you don't make me want to scream; you make me smile.”
“I can live with you hating me, I just can't live without you.”
“"I want..." His voice dropped to a whisper, and his eyes looked vaguely surprised, as if he couldn't quite believe the truth of his own words. "I want your future. I want every little piece of you."”
“"I burn for you," he said, his lips touching her ear. "Every night, I lie in bed, thinking of you, wondering why the hell you're here with my mother, of all people, and not with me."”
“Her lips parted and softened, and he knew that he had to kiss her. Not that he wanted to, that he had to. He needed her next to him, below him, on top of him. He needed her in him, around him, a part of him. He needed her the way he needed air. And, he thought in the last rational moment before his lips found hers, he needed her right now.”
“Be mine. Be mine right now. Be mine forever. I'll give you anything you want. All I want in return is you.”
“Do you understand what it feels like to be pushed away? How many times do you expect you can reject me before I stop trying?”
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