Fanarting live from the International Discworld convention in Warwick (I’m dressed as Sybil Ramkin as I write this and having a great time). Rincewind, and the squad from Monstrous Regiment. Jackrum didn’t fit on the group picture so he gets his own page!
“‘Is it true that your life passes before your eyes before you die?’
‘Ghastly thought, really.’ Rincewind shuddered. ‘Oh, gods, I’ve just had another one. Suppose I am just about to die and this is my whole life passing in front of my eyes?’
I THINK PERHAPS YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND. PEOPLE’S WHOLE LIVES DO PASS IN FRONT OF THEIR EYES BEFORE THEY DIE. THE PROCESS IS CALLED ‘LIVING’.”
“You can tell he’s a wizard, because he’s got a pointy hat with a floppy brim. It’s got the word “Wizzard” embroidered on it in big silver letters, by someone whose needlework is even worse than their spelling.”
“The Luggage was also extremely protective of its owner. It would be hard to describe its attitude to the rest of creation, but one could start with the phrase “bloody-minded malevolence” and work up from there.”
What is it?” hissed Conina.
“It’s just the Luggage,” said Rincewind wearily.
“Does it belong to you?”
“Not really. Sort of.”
“Is it dangerous?”
The Luggage shuffled around to stare at her again. “There’s two schools of thought about that,” said Rincewind. “There’s some people who say it’s dangerous, and others who say it’s very dangerous"
““Magic uses people,” said Rincewind hurriedly. “It affects you as much as you affect it, sort of thing. You can’t mess around with magical things without it affecting you. I just thought I’d better warn you.” “Like a wine bottle,” said Creosote, “that -” “- drinks you back,” said Rincewind.””