“Out of all the indignities he had been subjected to, being outsmarted by the old woman was what bothered him the most. He had always
“A monastery’s bell tower struck the noon hour with a solemn tone. The offbeat thump of the carpetbag crashed into the entrance door with glee.
“No, but I can’t count on you, can I? You who live under the relentless and fickle reign of Crastina. You are uncertain, potential, and
“The bumps grow in size, moving beneath the surface of the skin on Lestrade’s face. They gather above his left cheekbone, pushing against his eye.
“Before I learned how to read, I thought knowledge was finite, dead and decaying inside old men’s skulls. Now I know the truth, that knowledge
“Do not make assumptions about things you know nothing about. An emperor serves his people. The day the people serve the emperor is the day