Many try to fit themselves into a mold. Conformity, Mama’s boy, adorable girl, and so on. But when have they done different that others haven’t already? For us rebels, this is something we find hard to understand. To us they are already dead. Terry puts this pretty nicely in the above qoute.
Here is one more from the same novel. If you like it go get his book. You won’t regret it. Enjoy.
“Many have seen Topaxci, God of the Red Mushroom, and they earn the name of shaman,” he said. Some have seen Skelde, spirit of the smoke, and they are called sorcerers. A few have been privileged to see Umcherrel, the soul of the forest, and they are known as spirit masters. But none have seen a box with hundreds of legs that looked at them without eyes, and they are known as idio–” The interruption was caused by a sudden screaming noise and a flurry of snow and sparks that blew the fire across the dark hut; there was a brief blurred vision and then the opposite wall was blasted aside and the apparition vanished. There was a long silence. Then a slightly shorter silence. Then the old shaman said carefully, “You didn’t just see two men go through upside down on a broomstick, shouting and screaming at each other, did you?” The boy looked at him levelly. “Certainly not,” he said. The old man heaved a sigh of relief. “Thank goodness for that,” he said. “Neither did I.”
Terry Pratchett, “The Light Fantastic”
If you are a Harry Potter fan and like Lord of the Rings too, than Terry Pratchett books are a must read. Mean while head over here for some choice quotes, all from “The Light Fantastic”.
If you want some cool nice music to listen, try “The Reason” by Hoobastank. Go get it. This is different from Celine Dions “The Reason“. (Thanks to Thumblina for introducing me to Hoobastank).