haha i fucking love this
Tyler pries the lid off the can of lye.
“He nodded as if it didn’t really matter.” Flowers in the Attic - V.C. Andrews
Would he stay behind the curtain and think about things, marinate in his own confusion, or would he put on his white fur suit and howl and scratch and make it be known who was the boss of this house and all the world known and unknown?
“Love or what you will.” - Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh.
“Just that I’m not a realist,” he said, and then: “No, only the romanticist preserves the things worth preserving.” -The Beautiful and Damned, F. Scott Fitzgerald
“But as soon as his cubs are old enough to stand on their feet he must bring them to the Pack Council, which is generally held once a month at full moon, in order that the other wolves may identify them.” - The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
“Later comedies of manners include plays such as Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) and Noel Coward’s Private Lives (1930).”
- The Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms.
“Barring the door after us against the fury of the wind and rain, we put in place the crude window shutter which our frequent searches had taught us where to find.”
- The Necronomicon by HP Lovecraft. From the story ‘The Lurking Fear’