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

Guilty pleasures include impolite swear words, the rare dirty martini with extra olives, Steampunk, Goth/EBM/Industrial music and clubs, black clothing, black humor, real books, excessive semi-colons, and effective sarcasm. Regarding this site and social niceties: "We be nice to them if they be nice to us ..." I like words. I don't program and I don't speak code. Fandoms: Harry Potter, Star Wars, Star Trek, SGA, Lord of the Rings.

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‘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


Pottermore Sorting - a Slytherin

Even J.K. Rowling agrees ...

Moaning Myrtle in the prefect's bath - *Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire*

"Oh! Hello, Harry ... Long time no see ... "