Hippolyta Freeman: "What's that book you been reading about?"
Atticus Freeman: "It's about heroes who get to go on adventures, defeat monsters, and save the day."
"I don't get mad. Not at stories. They do disappoint me sometimes." He looked at the shelves. "Sometimes, they stab me in the heart."Matt Ruff in Lovecraft Country
But stories are like people, Atticus. Loving them doesn’t make them perfect. You try to cherish their virtues and overlook their flaws. The flaws are still there, though.Matt Ruff in Lovecraft Country
And you never know when a meal will be your last... None of us do.Matt Ruff in Lovecraft Country
I'm saying people can be real creative when it comes to ducking responsibility.Matt Ruff in Lovecraft Country