"Shall I mangle this churl's leg, Hantis?" — Pul the Grik-Dog, final chapter, W.O.K.
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
To Ensure Victory, Capture History
There's no need to rewrite history if the only history that survives is the one you've written yourself. Entire peoples have been edited from human ken that way, leaving only a fading blur on the graves where heels once danced their nights away.
Clio is a merry muse When history's enchained — She'll dowse the fuse of Memory By spitting on the slain.