“He was attached to rivers, which he felt were designed to have water lilies on top and crocodiles underneath, and the Ankh always depressed him because if you put a water lily in it, it would dissolve.” ~ Terry Pratchett, Pyramids
"This was the common criminal pursuit of all contemporary humankind. Give my child an Ikea desk and twelve hours a day of sedentary typing. This will mean success for me, them, our family, our lineage." ~ Dave Eggers, Heroes of the Frontier
"Through the shutters, Adair could smell the latrines. It was like the Female Seminary of the Netherworld. A ladies’ academy in hell." - Paulette Jiles, Enemy Women
Nobody grows up mythless… It’s what we do with the myths we grow up with that matters. — Ali Smith, Girl Meets Boy
“The fields were empty, the river rippling in the wind; at the bottom long weeds were waving to and fro, like the hair of corpses floating in the water.” - Gustave Flaubert, Three Tales
A series of murders plague the Home and the murderer walks among them. This is the least intriguing possible aspect of McGuire’s unusual world.
Saga Volume 8 may be my last Saga book -- not for any glaring reason, but for not doing anything particularly meaningful.
"In Sartotias-deles, only once have we seen pirates enjoy the protection of the strongest naval power in the world." ~ Sherwood Smith, The Fox