“You do have to listen to the stories, for stories always mean something. The question that worries me is: WHAT exactly do they mean?” - Cressida Cowell
Saga Volume 8 may be my last Saga book -- not for any glaring reason, but for not doing anything particularly meaningful.
"Now it's the dark of early Christmas morning, the time before dawn, and this is the best time in the world for an old song about a lost child travelling in the snow." ~ Ali Smith, Winter
"In Sartotias-deles, only once have we seen pirates enjoy the protection of the strongest naval power in the world." ~ Sherwood Smith, The Fox
“This is the trouble with history. You can't see what's not there. You can look at an empty space and see that something's missing, but there's no way to know what it was.”
"Life was not safe and nothing could make it so, neither fashionable dresses nor bank accounts. The baseline of human life was courage." ~ Paulette Jiles, News of the World
The first dish was a consommé that tasted as if a million chickens had died to make it. ~ Ruth Reichl, Tender at the Bone