Then I learned that I could bend the world to my will, as a bow is bent for an arrow.
If anyone came, I would only be able to scream, and a thousand nymphs before me knew what good that did.
I let my mom borrow this. She said she‘s 28 pages in and she almost doesn‘t want to finish it because it‘s so 😢😭 @laurenlovesliterature . Can‘t wait to read it myself.
...but she leaves behind her an unmistakable sense of watchful remonstrance, as if an angel had briefly touched the surface of the world with one sandaled foot, asked if there was any trouble and, being told all was well, had resumed her place in the ether with skeptical gravity, having reminded the children of earth that they are just barely trusted to manage their own business, and that further carelessness will not go unremarked.
Hopping in the 🛁 with this 📔
Must reread! Haven‘t read it since high school. 99 cents for Nook book.