Getting rid of old notebooks, forgot I doodled this in a meeting.
A Hat Full of Sky
I HAVE SO MANY FEELINGS.
It’s hard to write a coherent review when my brain is just screaming wow! on a
loop, but I’ll try.
Tiffany is finally beginning her apprenticeship! The character growth continues
in the second book and it’s heart-warming watching her growing up. Another favourite thing for me is the
friendship between Rob Anybody and Tiffany.
But what I loved the most is the interaction between Tiffany and Granny
Weatherwax. I’m a sucker for mentor-mentee relationships, and these two working
together is everything i’ve ever wanted. 💖
“Because she likes
people,” said the witch, striding
ahead. “She cares about ’em. Even the stupid, mean, drooling ones, the mothers
with the runny babies and no sense, the feckless and the silly and the fools
who treat her like some kind of a servant. Now that’s what I call magic—seein’ all that, dealin’ with all that,
and still goin’ on.
You couldn’t say: It’s not my fault. You couldn’t say: It’s
not my responsibility.
You could say: I will deal with this.
You didn’t have to want to. But you had to do it.
“Any wizard bright enough to survive for five minutes was also bright enough to realise that if there was any power in demonology, then it lay with the demons. Using it for your own purposes would be like trying to beat mice to death with a rattlesnake.”
– Terry Pratchett – Eric
“The sergeant put on the poker face which has been handed down from NCO to NCO ever since one protoamphibian told another, lower ranking protoamphibian to muster a squad of newts and Take That Beach.”
– Terry Pratchett – Eric
You get a wonderful view from the point of no return.
“That would be unethical, Dean,” said Ridcully.
“Why? We’re the Good Guys, aren’t we?”
“Yes, but that rather hinges on doing certain things and not doing others, sir,” said Ponder.
– calling yourself good isn’t enough |
Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, and Jack Cohen, The Science of Discworld III: Darwin’s Watch
"If enough people believe, you can be god of anything.“
– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods
‘You mustn’t go in there, boy.’
It took [Mort] a moment to realize that this wasn’t a voice in his head, but real human words that had been formed by a mouth and transferred to his ears by a convenient system of air compression, as nature intended. Nature had gone to a lot of trouble for six words with a slightly petulant tone to them.