Thou marvel’st at my words, but hold thee still. // Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill . . . William Shakespeare Macbeth Act 3, Scene 2
Ambition has one heel nailed in well, though she stretches her fingers to touch the heavens ... Lao Tzu
I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty a sunken beauty ... Jean Genet
Because it continues to come up: Yes, I am female. Guilty pleasures include impolite swear words, the rare dirty martini with extra olives, Steampunk, all things gothic, Goth/EBM/Industrial music, and dark clubs. Stealth eldergoth. I appreciate black clothing, black humor, real books, excessive semi-colons, and effective sarcasm. INFJ. Regarding social niceties, I'm uncomplicated: "We be nice to them if they be nice to us." I like words and people. I'm not a programmer, not a "woman in tech," and I don't speak code. Fandom: Harry Potter. I also like Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Star Trek: TNG, and SGA. My rep comes exclusively from Harry Potter Q&A, except for a smattering of material from Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. DVK's partner in crime.
‘Would you like me to do it now? Or would you like a few moments to compose an epitaph?’
Severus Snape to Albus Dumbledore - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
^ J.K. Rowling, via Pottermore, affirms what I've known since the first time I read Philosopher's Stone: I'm pretty sure I'd be in Slytherin ... Oh, yes, I definitely would be ... And, yes. I'm still bitter about the house cup.
"*Oh! Hello, Harry ... Long time no see ... *"
Moaning Myrtle to Harry - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means." - Inigo Montoya - The Princess Bride
Or perhaps in Slytherin // You’ll make your real friends // Those cunning folk use any means // To achieve their ends ...
Seeker to Seeker ...