OTP FOREVER AND ALWAYS
Rupert: I really like your hair. It’s so blonde and sexy.
Tom: Oh my god! I can’t believe you said that; you’re such a sweetheart!
The Book Thief -based on the novel by Markus Zusak
My mother says you’ve got a daughter now. I’m here to take her to school.
“How about a kiss, Saumensch?”
He stood waist-deep in the water for a few moments longer before climbing out and handing her the book. His pants clung to him, and he did not stop walking. In truth, I think he was afraid. Rudy Steiner was scared of the book thief’s kiss. He must have longed for it so much. He must have loved her so incredibly hard. So hard that he would never ask for her lips again and would go to his grave without them.
I watched the contents of his soul for a moment and saw a black-painted boy calling the name Jesse Owens as he ran through an imaginary tape. I saw him hip-deep in some icy water, chasing a book, and I saw a boy lying in bed, imagining how a kiss would taste from his glorious next-door neighbor.