Maureen Johnson amerikai
1973. február 16. (Philadelphia) –
“What do you do?” the woman asked.
“This and that,” Magnus said.
“Are you in fashion? You look like you’re in fashion.”
“No,” he said. “I am fashion.”
Shadowhunters. Always better than you.
“Everyone should have a hobby or two,” Magnus said. “Mine just happen to
include illegal trade, drinking, and carousing. I’ve heard of worse.”
„Monsieur Bane, I have heard of your talent. I can't say whether I believe what I've heard, but rational, intelligent, sensible people swear to me that you are capable of wonderful things beyond my understanding.”
Magnus spread his hands in false modesty.
„It's all true,” he said. „As long as it was wonderful.”
If you wrap me in furs, I can pretend to be your little fuzzy bear.
Being a warlock certainly didn’t preclude you from going a little funny in
the head. In fact, being a warlock could easily make you go a little funny in the
head. When the true weight of eternity really settled on you—usually in the
middle of the night when you were alone —the weight could be unbearable. The
knowledge that all would die and you would live on and on, into some vast
unknown future populated by who knew what, that everything would always keep
falling away and you would go on and on . . .
Magnus silently cursed himself on his poor knowledge of Swedish. He could have added another witty line. He tried to learn seductive phrases in all languages, but the only Swedish he had ever really needed was, „Do you serve anything aside from pickled fish?” and „If you wrap me in furs, I can pretend to be you little fuzzy bear.”
If one could look this fabulous, one had an obligation to. One should wear everything, or one should wear nothing at all.
Vigyázat! Cselekményleírást tartalmaz.
A count! Named Axel! A military man! With black hair and blue eyes! And in a state of distress! Oh, the universe had outdone herself. The universe would be sent flowers.
– Ó, ez egy ilyen nap! felelte Mrs. Anerson. – De igaza van. Spencer kiváló előadóművész. És te hogy érzel az előadással kapcsolatban, Spencer?
– Mint aki a fellegekben jár . felelte Spencer, kíváncsian fürkészve őt. . Mint a srác a Titanicban. Csak kevésbé vagyok halott.