Friday, November 1, 2013

Everyone is Using Battle School Slang

the enemy's gate is down ...

--- spoiler alert ---

"Come on," he said to Valentine one day. "Let's fly away and live forever."

"We can't," she said. "There are miracles even relativity can't pull off, Ender."

"We have to go. I'm almost happy here."

"So, stay."

"I've lived too long with pain. I won't know who I am without it."

So they boarded a starship and went from world to world. Wherever they stopped, he was always Andrew Wiggin, itinerant speaker for the dead, and she was always Valentine, historian errant, writing down the stories of the living while Ender spoke the stories of the dead. And always Ender carried with him a dry white cocoon, looking for the world where the hive-queen could awaken and thrive in peace. He looked a long time.

--- Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Blog Titles: October 2013 Edition

  • There Will Come Soft Rain
  • Green Plum Bamboo Horse
  • Run, Beijing, Run
  • That 80s Show

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Blog Titles: July 2013 Edition

  • The Death of a Socialist Girl or Vpered Tovarishchi
  • The Flag of My Disposition
  • We Were Always Older Than Drew Barrymore
  • The Ancient Secrets of Farming

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Blog Titles: Spring 2013

  • Letters I’ve Been Meaning to Write
  • Outlaws of the Marsh Action Figures and Others
  • Songs You Never Hear at Karaoke Bars
  • Geography Comes Alive
  • Life in a Smowing City