Visible Procrastinations

Jul 17

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Jul 16

"It shouldn’t be too much of a surprise," Talisid said. We were standing a little way to the side, watching from a distance, each of us holding a glass of wine. "You’re acquiring something of a reputation."

"Really?"

"I didn’t say it was a good reputation," Talisid said dryly. "You’re now suspected of having a hand in the disappearance of two separate Light mages. With good reason, I might add."

"I could say they started it."

"Somehow I don’t think that would help very much."

” — Cursed: An Alex Verus Novel
Benedict Jacka (2012)

Jul 15

“"Okay, so. Introductions. Luna, this is Meredith, a mage. Meredith, this is Luna, my apprentice. Luna, this is Bob the Dead Construct. Bob, meet Luna. So now we all know each other."
Okay, so social graces aren’t my strong point. Hey, you try to come up with a polite way of introducing an apprentice, a mage, and a dead body.” — Cursed: An Alex Verus Novel
Benedict Jacka (2012)

(Source: seanbonner, via wilwheaton)

Jul 10

“Warriors have enemies. Sometimes warriors get hurt.” I felt my jaws clench. “And then their friends even things up.”.” — Jim Butcher
Skin Games (Dresden Files #15)

Jul 09

[video]

Jul 07

“Octokongs," I pronounced grimly, "Why did it have to be octokongs?” — Jim Butcher – Skin Game (The Dresden Files #15)

Jun 25

❝ I wondered what would happen if I just yanked all the detonators out at once. Then I noticed a yellow post-it note that had fallen to the floor below the box. I picked it up and read, This device has been fitted with counter measures. Please do not tamper, as being blown up often offends ❞
― Ben Aaronovitch, Broken Homes

❝ I wondered what would happen if I just yanked all the detonators out at once. Then I noticed a yellow post-it note that had fallen to the floor below the box. I picked it up and read, This device has been fitted with counter measures. Please do not tamper, as being blown up often offends ❞
― Ben Aaronovitch, Broken Homes

Jun 23

“IF YOU CAN READ THIS YOU ARE A NERD AND ALSO PROBABLY DEAD”
― Ben Aaronovitch, Whispers Under Ground

“IF YOU CAN READ THIS YOU ARE A NERD AND ALSO PROBABLY DEAD”
― Ben Aaronovitch, Whispers Under Ground

“Actually I’d always thought he sat in the library with a slim volume of metaphysical poetry until the commissioner called him on the bat phone and summoned him into action. Holy paranormal activity, Nightingale - to the Jag mobile.”
― Ben Aaronovitch, Whispers Under Ground

“Actually I’d always thought he sat in the library with a slim volume of metaphysical poetry until the commissioner called him on the bat phone and summoned him into action. Holy paranormal activity, Nightingale - to the Jag mobile.”
― Ben Aaronovitch, Whispers Under Ground