Do not compete with what is happening. To compete is to prepare for failure. Do...– Duncan Idaho/ Hayt in Dune Messiah
War is useful because it is effective in so many areas. It stimulates the...– Bijaz the dwarf, in Dune Messiah
There are limits to power, as those who put their hopes in a constitution always...– Paul Muad’dib in Dune Messiah
Deceit is a tool of statecraft– Princess Irulan in Dune Messiah
On Why the Hero Gets Away With Things a Heroine...
A while ago I read Kristan Higgins’ new novel Until There Was You which is her first novel breaking from the ‘chick lit’ mold, and it has two characters with two separate POVs. I was excited to check it out because I love her characters and the quirky situations she usually places them in. However, I was utterly disappointed with this particular heroine’s resolution. With...
It’s both interesting and unpleasant to get a big revelation about your...– Sookie Stackhouse: Small Town Wedding