"Cruel it may be, but most of us enjoy what we do-and the Captain more than anyone. This is a favourite game, matching wits with a Raker. He is blind to the dead, to the burning villages, to the starving children. As is the Rebel. Two blind armies, able to see nothing but one another."... 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 →