He would have died soon, but more painfully. Anyway, it was Urban Bloodshed Limitation. First rule: limit bloodshed by making sure that none of your own gets spilled.
Price and Cost. Sometimes we pay more. Sometimes we pay less. You’ve got to determine what you are willing to pay for success.
Don’t play his game. Play yours.
The thing about hearts is that they always want to keep beating
I was somewhere between angry and turned-on.
We are humans first and the law always protects our basic human rights, but survival always remains a chance for any of us to go through hard times and make it through the day.
Shad ignored my sudden lack of interest. “Stop overanalyzing and be happy. You should try the Shad lifestyle, Miss Winters. It’s more panda bear and less porcupine.”
“More black and white and cuddly, and less, well… alone and pointy.
A tiger of a rather and a wolf of a brother. Sandwiched between the two, I wonder what my tomorrow holds.
Look now,’ Vesna’s mother continued, ‘what do you know, a civil war might break out any minute: Serbs would fight with Croats, Czechs would fight with Slovaks, Hungarians would fight with Jews. how can you be sure of anything?’
‘But, Mother, if this happens, then it will such big trouble that nobody would think about a shortage of pantyhose,’ protested Vesna.
‘You’d be surprised, my dear, to know that people have to live and survive during wars, too. Besides, how do you think we survived communism?
The economy of your country shall never determine the size of your three square meals if you know you can rise against and above all limitations! The climatic emergencies in the weather shall never determine your survival rates if you know you are above their standards!