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“Had I known, I would have done more—or something—to guard the child from that blood-soaked blind rage.”
“Boss also knew Archie had a history of forgetting to clean out the toaster pan, and that Archie had a history of lying about having cleaned out the toaster pan.”
“By night, in rooms secluded and libraries vast, he poured over volumes upon volumes of the most befuddling and obscure texts imaginable.“
“Have ye not noticed that this here interloper is encircled thrice thusly by rings of the balefullest fire?”
“She’d given up on astronomy two years before, finding more satisfaction with her fingers in the dirt.”