Another day of hard studies that keep me from writing the long'n'proper blog post about Dishonored 2 I've been toying around with, in my head. For that reason, have some filler content! This quote is one of my favorite and comes from American Gods, by Neil Gaiman. American Gods is a fantastic novel -- a... Continue Reading →
“The fall of Empire, gentlemen, is a massive thing, however, and not easily fought. It is dictated by a rising bureaucracy, a receding initiative, a freezing of caste, a damming of curiosity—a hundred other factors. It has been going on, as I have said, for centuries, and it is too majestic and massive a movement... Continue Reading →
It's my birthday today and so the quote I share with you today is one of great personal importance to me. "The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge." -Albert Einstein
Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. Wiser words have never been said. Thank you, Sir Terry Pratchett.
Today's quote is all about the past! We all have our pasts. I suspect we keep them nebulous not because we are hiding from our yesterdays but because we think we will cut more romantic figures if we roll our eyes and dispense delicate hints about beautiful women forever beyond our reaches. Those men whose... Continue Reading →
I love dragons; who doesn't?! They're often seen as the pinnacle of fantasy creatures; mighty, cold and deadly intelligent, dragons can be both the noblest and most sly of beings. Steven Erikson's dragons are complex creatures. They are rarely seen, but their presence is felt throughout the many books. Today's quote describes a dragon from... Continue Reading →
This one is from the Black Company--the very first novel in the series, in fact. You can find reasons to read it here. It's a pretty lengthy quote; beware! The legate said, “Welcome to the service of the Lady, physician.” His voice was distracting. IT did not fit expectations, ever. This time it was musical,... Continue Reading →
On days like these, when I read a couple of hundreds pages in order to take an exam I don't much care about, in a university I find boring, at best, I think of futility. Thus, this quote: ‘Tell me, Tool, what dominates your thoughts?’ The Imass shrugged before replying. ‘I think of futility, Adjunct.’ ‘Do... Continue Reading →