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Liam Proven Liam Proven said: " I've set this aside for now. It really is not very good, I'm afraid. The exact way the parts have been put together is a little bit novel but the basic time-travel formula isn't, and the occasional info-dumps are so lazy that I'm surprised Stephenson ...more "

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J.R.R. Tolkien
“The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

“The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.”
James D. Nicoll

Terry Pratchett
“Yes, yes,” said Rincewind, “but they’re going to sacrifice her, if you must know.” Twoflower looked at him in astonishment. “What, kill her?” “Yes.” “Why?” “Don’t ask me. To make the crops grow or the moon rise or something. Or maybe they’re just keen on killing people. That’s religion for you.”
Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic

Terry Pratchett
“...Greyhald Spold knows that Death is looking for him, and has spent many years designing an impregnable hiding place.
He has just set the complicated clockwork of the lock and shut the lid, lying back in the knowledge that here at last is the perfect defence against the most ultimate of all his enemies, although as yet he has not considered the important part that airholes must play in an enterprise of this kind.
And right beside him, very lose to his ear, a voice has just said: DARK IN HERE, ISN'T IT?”
Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic

Douglas Adams
“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

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