About M. Stephenson

I am well aware that it looks like I only read Terry Pratchett. This is not true. I just can't get enough of him.

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  • M. shared from a Personal Document
    Sometimes it’s better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.
    Note: Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett
  • M. shared from a Personal Document
    There had to be something right about a citizenry which, when faced with catastrophe, thought about selling sausages to the participants.
    Note: Welcome to Ankh-Morpork
  • M. shared from Dodger by Terry Pratchett
    “Nobody comes into this house without my leave, and any intruder who came in with malice aforethought would wish they had never been born, or perhaps if they were able to think more selectively, that I had never been born.
    Note: I couldn't have said it better.
  • M. shared from Dodger by Terry Pratchett
    “when the kings and queens find themselves in checkmate, a pawn might win the day.”
    Note: Indeed.
  • M. shared from The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
    He issued from the Gate, the waters rose in fierce whistling steam, and up he soared blazing into the air and settled on the mountain-top in a spout of green and scarlet flame. The dwarves heard the awful rumour of his flight, and they crouched against the walls of the grassy terrace cringing under boulders, hoping somehow to escape the frightful eyes of the hunting dragon.
    Note: It's great writing like this that inspires me. I have missed this wonderful tale.