Category: discworld

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harmless-hobbit:

More lovely ladies of Discworld:

Lady Sybil Ramkin moodboard.

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“Lads you’re just flapping your mouths.  There’s been fighting, and here you are with all your arms and legs and walking around in the gods’ good sunlight.  That’s winning, that is.  You’ve won, see.  The rest is just gravy.”

– Terry Pratchett – Night Watch

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harmless-hobbit:

A moodboard for the amazing Samuel Vimes.

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terrypratchettparadise:

“What did I tell you about Mister Safety Catch?” said Vimes weakly. 

“When Mister Safety Catch Is Not On, Mister Crossbow Is Not Your Friend,” recited Detritus, saluting

– Terry Pratchett – Night Watch

His mind was grinding through the problem. She…

His mind was grinding through the problem. She was a witch. Just lately there’d been a lot of gossip about witches being bad for your health. He’d been told not to let witches pass, but no one had said anything about apple sellers. Apple sellers were not a problem. It was witches that were the problem. She’d said she was an apple seller and he wasn’t about to doubt a witch’s word.

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“If Ankh-Morpork had a grid, there would have been gridlock.  Since it did not it was, in the words of Sergeant Colon, ‘a case of no one being able to move because of everyone else’.  Admittedly, this phrase, while accurate, did not have the same snap.”

– Terry Pratchett – Night Watch

kajepan: July 17th 2019 “I meant,“ said …

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July 17th 2019

“I meant,“ said Ipslore bitterly, “what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?”

Death thought about it.

CATS, he said eventually. CATS ARE NICE.” 

– Terry Pratchett, Sourcery

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harmless-hobbit:

Lu-tze from Discworld moodboard for @beet-the-meet

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tophatandboots:

BETWEEN MEN AT ARMS AND NIGHT WATCH, SAM VIMES INSTITUTES MONEY FOR FAMILIES OF DECEASED WATCHMEN.

In men at arms, they find put he’s giving half his money every month to the widows and orphan of watchmen who have passed away.

By Night Watch, when Carcer kills a watchman at the beginning of the book, Sam is immediately working out the money due to the family, and fudging the fact that the officer didn’t die on duty so they can have more.

Sam Vimes, out there directly making lives more bearable.

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Granny slapped her hands together like the crack of doom.

“Right! Let’s do some good!” she said, to the universe at large.

– Terry Pratchett, Maskerade