Quotes: Shooting People Was Such a Stupid Activity

“Shooting people was such a stupid activity, why should everybody–anybody!–be so impressed? Silver wondered irritably. You would think she had done something truly great, like discover a new treatment for black-stem rot.”

– Lois McMaster Bujold: Falling Free

Silver, one of the genetically engineered, learning-oriented people known as quaddies, expresses her deep dislike of violence.

Bujold, Lois McMaster: Falling Free. Riverdale, NY: Baen, 1988, p. 266.

(This quote comes from my 21 new-to-me SFF authors reading project.)

Serving exactly what it sounds like, the Quotes feature excerpts other people’s thoughts.

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