"And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
All he and Jean had ever wanted to do was steal as much as they could carry and laugh all the way to a safe distance. Why had it cost them so many loved ones? Why did some stupid motherfucker always have to imagine that you could cross a Camorri with impudence?
" - Locke Lamora on past events, and possible future ones, in Red Seas Under Red Skies, by Scott Lynch (via kammartinez)
Because you can’t, Locke thought, sucking air through gritted teeth as the Sinspire loomed overhead, throwing blue and red light into the dark sky. You can’t. We proved it once and we’ll prove it again tonight, before all the gods.