I was listening to Tim Powers talking and he said he didn't want his villains just defeated, he wanted them humiliated and destroyed. And I thought: 'I don't. I want my villains to be understood and forgiven.
interview with Jack Womack in Orbit Books Podcast
She didn’t care. Not caring was how she got through the day.Daniel AbrahamChapter 16 (p. 170)
Never knew if you had any luck left unless you pushed it.Daniel AbrahamChapter 18 (p. 187)
“We regret the necessity of this action,” she said to everyone everywhere. “But in the cause of freedom, there can be no compromise.” That’s what it’s come to, Miller thought, rubbing a hand across his chin. Pogroms after all. Cut off just a hundred more heads, just a thousand more heads, just ten thousand more heads, and then we’ll be free.Daniel AbrahamChapter 36 (p. 364)
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