Kevin Hearne - Hexed (2011)
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Thank you, Morrigan. This is very helpful, I said, already feeling myself warming up. And delivered to me entirely without pain. The Morrigan sucker-punched me hard in the face, sending me sprawling in the snow and breaking my nose. You spoke too soon and with entirely too much sarcasm, she said. We could have parted with a kiss. Remember that....
Brighid's eyes flashed with a blue flame, and I wondered if she had learned to do that just so she could compete with the Morrigan's red flashes. Maybe I should try to figure out how to make my eyes flash green so I could freak out the baristas at Starbucks. No, you foolish mortal, I'd say as my eyes glowed, I ordered a nonfat latte.
There are many perks to living for twenty-one centuries, and foremost among them is bearing witness to the rare birth of genius. It invariably goes like this: Someone shrugs off the weight of his cultural traditions, ignores the baleful stares of authority, and does something his countrymen think to be completely batshit insane. Of those, Galileo was my personal favorite. Van Gogh comes in second, but he really was batshit insane.
Aw, no. You're taking us to that vegetarian place, aren't you? It's a coffee place. You can't just automatically classify anything that isn't a steak house as vegetarian. Yes, I can. This is America. You said Americans assert their own opinions as if they were facts and dismiss inconvenient facts as mere opinions.