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Ellie (faerieontheshelf) Ellie (faerieontheshelf) said: " Taking its title from the Octavia Butler quote, "In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn", this collection of speculative stories brings together a selection of Black authors for sixteen different tales full of bravery, resista ...more "

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Ellie (faerieontheshelf) Ellie (faerieontheshelf) said: " well, a friend mentioned this was queer and as it turns out, there was a copy in our household, so here I am. for the gays. and the nice cover. "

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Sep 28, 2020 05:08AM

“But what he hadn’t expected was that when everyone feared him and flattered him, Lan WangJi scolded him right in his face; when everyone spurned him and loathed him, Lan WangJi stood by his side.”
墨香铜臭, 魔道祖师 [Mo Dao Zu Shi]

Madeline Miller
“I could recognize him by touch alone, by smell; I would know him blind, by the way his breaths came and his feet struck the earth. I would know him in death, at the end of the world.”
Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

“… Who cares about the crowded, broad road? I’ll walk the single-plank bridge into the night…”
墨香铜臭, 魔道祖师 [Mo Dao Zu Shi]

Madeline Miller
“In the darkness, two shadows, reaching through the hopeless, heavy dusk. Their hands meet, and light spills in a flood like a hundred golden urns pouring out of the sun.”
Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

“Don’t you understand? When you’re standing on their side, you’re the bizarre genius, the miraculous hero, the force of the rebellion, the flower that blooms alone. But the second your voice differs from theirs, you’ve lost your mind, you’ve ignored morality, you’ve walked the crooked path.”
墨香铜臭, 魔道祖师 [Mo Dao Zu Shi]

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