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“Well, Mr Fauldon, as you said: I brought you here from another place, just as Grevious was once brought…”
-Sir Knowington, from Fauldon’s Dream and the Karier of the Task, Scene XI
“It is essential to have a launch platform from which all the many necessary venues connect for the sake of discovery, enjoyment, and good business. For that sake, I have decided to go on with this next crucial step.” -Enoch K. Enns
“Though man’s passion may be to write, one must become more than a writer if he is to be read.” -Kalian
“That means we are to pass through Threshold, the small town into which you were to be accepted—only now you have not the stone.”
“Is there no other way around that place?” Mr Fauldon asked.
“You once said honesty was your forte,” said sir Knowington. “It is best to have them know you are in pursuit of fixing the loss rather than simply getting lost in its absence.”
Magnificent it be—the pillars of emerald poised atop the prostrate marble floor.
Violet veins stretched beneath the feet of those blissful minds to dwell.
Such intrigue and by many names did its vast attractions lure;
To its radiant pillars and vibrant halls did man cling in escape of the world’s fall.
-Exert from the Grand Illusion, The Splendor of Illusion
“Remember: when it comes to doing good business, there is no such thing as ‘being rushed’–only being more efficient.”