Ekaterina Sedia


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The Alchemy of Stone
The Alchemy of Stone
Fiction, Science Fiction
301 Pages
The Secret History of Moscow
The Secret History of Moscow
Fiction, Mystery
303 Pages


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    “We suddenly feel fearful and apprehensive, naked in our perishable flesh, and for just a moment we wish we could go back to being stone—crumbling in death rather than rotting, trapped inside an immobile prison of stone rather than reduced to immaterial souls like those that now rattled within our skulls. The moment passes. There is no point in regretting irreversible decisions—one has to live with them, and we try.”
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    “You know how they say the grass is always greener on the other side? It is greener, because you're not there. And if you go you'll trample it and leave dirty footprints and probably spill something poisonous.”
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    “But why?" Vimbai whispered, overwhelmed with the weight of accumulated disbelief. "What is happening to us?"
    "Who knows?" Maya shrugged. "Who cares? Enjoy it while you can, why don't you? There will be tons of boring shit in your life, okay? I promise.”
    #fantasy fiction#weirdness
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    “God has a way of guiding us sometimes”
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    “He was still wide awake when the morning came - the light changed imperceptibly underground, with the glowtrees flaring up brightly, and the shimmer of golden dust that remained suspended in the musty air, as if millions of butterflies had shed the scales of their wings in midair.”
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