• "Who am I, that you should love me?" "You are My Queen," said Eugenides. She sat perfectly still, looking at him without moving as his words dropped like water into dry earth. "Do you believe me?" he asked. "Yes," she answered. "Do you love me?" "Yes." "I love you." And she believed him.

    "The Queen of Attolia (Queen's Thief, Book 2)". Book by Megan Whalen Turner, April 2000.