But dreams have ways of turning into nightmares.
("The Night Circus")
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I have tried to let you go and I cannot. I cannot stop thinking of you. I cannot stop dreaming about you.
Good and evil are a great deal more complex than a princess and a dragon . . . is not the dragon the hero of his own story?
The boy spends most of his time reading. And writing, of course. He copies out sections of books, writes out words and symbols he does not understand at first but that become intimately familiar beneath his ink-stained fingers, formed again and again in increasingly steady lines.
And then he tells her stories. Myths he learned from his instructor. Fantasies he created himself, inspired by bits and pieces of others read in archaic books with crackling spines.
Natural talent is a questionable phenomenon. Inclination perhaps, but innate ability is extremely rare.
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The fact that tradition hinders the individual savage from thinking logically by no means proves that he cannot think logically.
James M. Baldwin