“Good God!” he mummered. “I don‘t know what to believe.” “In that respect,” returned Vance, “you‘re in the same disheartenin‘ predic‘ment as all the philosophers.”
“Do you play chess, by the by?” asked Vance. “Used to. But no more. A beautiful game, though if it wasn't for the players.”s. s. van dine
[Tommy Vercetti: This is the last dance for Lance Vance!] I said I had enough of that at school!
Vance has a genius in evoking the beauty of strangeness, the strangeness of beauty.jack vance