“A lady strives for perfection. What’s the point of doing anything unless you do it as well as you possibly can?”
He was, however, extraordinary, and that tended to scare townsfolk, who were hooked on the Ordinary with a capital O, and preferred their day-to-day served without any Extra.
–Beyond the Laughing Sky by Michelle Cuevas
Question of the Day: What’s your favorite fantasy series?
Children should learn that reading is pleasure, not just something that teachers make you do in school.
There was a picture of such a serpent in the margin. Stella studied it wistfully. It looked large enough to swallow an elephant, and had a hungry expression. A serpent of that size could easily swallow a person, an Aunt for example, as easily as kiss your hand. Several Aunts, probably. It looked sufficiently hungry.