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Sunday’s Wisdom #286: What Mothers Do

“She had half-convinced herself that through love, and care, and unending vigilance, she could keep all harm from the fat, fretful child, this tiny inarticulate being that meant more to her than her own heart.” – from The Last Mortal … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #93: Concerning Need

“Men don’t need a goddess when the table’s piled high and the bed is warm. They need her when the well runs dry. When the fire’s all but burned out.” – Nira, The Last Mortal Bond Chronicle of the Unhewn … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #92: Life is Made of Moments

“The moments are all that matter, Jak. People talk about lifetimes, but lifetimes are built out of moments. The decisions we make, the ones that matter, the ones that get people killed or keep them alive…’ she snapped her fingers. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #90: Honor and Integrity

“I decided a long time ago what kind of man I wanted to be. I’ve sworn oaths to your family, but it is the promises a man makes to himself that he must keep.” – Fulton, The Providence of Fire … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #89: Concerning Power and Surrender

“People kill to get power, they kill to keep power, and they kill if they think they might lose it, which is pretty much always. … They won’t back off because you give up. They’ll come on harder.” – Valyn … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Emperor’s Blades

The Emperor’s Blades was another experiment of mine. I think I came across the title on some list. “If you like such-and-such novel series, you may like this,” that sort of thing. Written by Brian Staveley as the first in … Continue reading

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