Patrick Rothfuss

“But I'm collecting the story of his life. The real story.' Chronicler made a helpless gesture. 'Without the dark parts it's just some silly f—' Chronicler froze halfway through the word, eyes darting nervously to the side.

Bast grinned like a child catching a priest midcurse. 'Go on,' he urged, his eyes were delighted, and hard, and terrible. 'Say it.'

Like some silly faerie story,' Chronicler finished, his voice thin and pale as paper.

Bast smiled a wide smile. 'You know nothing of the Fae, if you think our stories lack their darker sides. But all that aside, this is a faerie story, because you are gathering it for me.”


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The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1) The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
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