Happy endings feel so forced 99% of the time. Read Jhumpa Lahiri’s short story “A Temporary Matter”
Having a story end on a positive note feels like a cop out when it comes to character development. Human beings don’t look back on all of their experiences and sigh blissfully and look at the camera and say, “golly gee, wasn’t that great!?” Fuck.
as far as my exploits go, let’s just say when i was 13 i broke into the ministry, i fought off mobs, and once i got splinched.
….tea rexes. Hahaha? Get it? Tea. Ha. I’m going to sleep.
I just scrolled through Nick’s blog all like, “nah, I’m not reblogging any of this, fuck you, Nick.” And then this picture made me laugh so hard I woke up my cat.
“And don’t tell me the end justifies the means because it doesn’t. We never reach the end. All we ever get is means. That’s what we live with.”
―Nick Harkaway, Angelmaker
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