There is no logic to grief.
Chapter 21 (p. 282)
There is no greater warrior than a mother protecting her child.N. K. Jemisin
But perhaps that was just the way of power: no such thing as too much.N. K. Jemisin
It is important to appreciate beauty, even when it is evil.N. K. Jemisin
Immortality gets very, very boring. You'd be surprised at how interesting the small mundanities of life can seem after a few millennia.N. K. Jemisin
“I'm tired of being what everyone else has made me,” I said. “I want to be myself.” “Don’t be a child.” I looked up, startled and angry, though of course there was nothing to see. “What?” “You are what your creators and experiences have made you, like every other being in this universe. Accept that and be done; I’m tired of your whining.”N. K. Jemisin