One day, she’d find a way to live her life to the fullest. She was sure of it. She just had no idea how she would manage it.
Hey, would you look at that shit?”
I turned on my heel. The patrons who’d fled at the first hint of trouble had come back and were enjoying the spectacle.
“Clear out!” I barked.
They paid me no mind. Asshole innocent bystanders.
Andrea raised her hand. “This is the hand that slapped Aunt B.
One does not simply ring Roland.”
Oh boy. I supposed I would get a lecture on the dangers of wandering into Mordor next.
The universe was full of wonders. Some of them would drive you insane if you thought about them too long.
Amy,” Elsie Moore said in her crackling voice, her gaze fixed on Declan. “I want you to get me a new bear. A blond one.
Man can’t handle the chaos. Oh, you can understand it in the abstract, as long as you don’t think about it too hard. But at the core of it, whenever humans come against chaos, they deal with it in one of three ways. … Faced with chaos you will either ignore it, dance around it, or you will go mad.
Kaldar almost never stops and thinks about the consequences of his actions. Something is fun or not fun, and my brother’s fun often lands him in interesting places such as jails or castles belonging to California robber barons. Where other people see certain death, my brother sees an opportunity for a hilarious, thrilling adventure. But when I got the tattoo, Kaldar warned me that marrying her was a bad idea.
We can get you a throne with snakes. I’ll stand next to you and roar at anybody who fails to grovel. Fear Kate Daniels. She is a mighty and terrible ruler. Grendel can anoint the petitioners with his vomit. It’ll be great . . .
Since I’ve moved here, you have shown up at my door eight times. I obey the laws, I pay my taxes, and I haven’t even gotten a parking ticket in my entire time as a driver. Yet if anything at all happens in the neighborhood, you appear at my door. I bet if a meteorite fell somewhere in the subdivision, you would be here asking me if I personally launched it out of my doomsday cannon.