“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.