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To those who’ve survived: Breathe. That’s it. Once more. Good. You’re good. Even if you’re not, you’re alive. That is a victory.

(The epigraph to The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin, who is the 2016 Hugo Award winner for The Fifth Season, sequel is The Obelisk Gate; The Stone Sky is the third book, a book I just got today and immediately started reading.)

(Edited for an error in series titles.)

Date: 15 Aug 2017 05:12 (UTC)
wild_irises: (sumo)
From: [personal profile] wild_irises
Excellent!

Date: 15 Aug 2017 17:44 (UTC)
wild_irises: (reading)
From: [personal profile] wild_irises
I really appreciated The Fifth Season and hope to get to The Obelisk Gate soon.

Date: 15 Aug 2017 06:09 (UTC)
sapphire2309: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sapphire2309
This is a lovely quote.

Date: 15 Aug 2017 07:14 (UTC)
cmcmck: (Default)
From: [personal profile] cmcmck
There are Jewish survivors of the Sho'ah who said much the same thing.........

Date: 15 Aug 2017 09:05 (UTC)
acelightning: bookcase full of books (books)
From: [personal profile] acelightning
I know nothing about the book, and next to nothing about the author... but the epigraph is dead on! (I endured, and survived, in quick succession, endometrial cancer, breast cancer, and the destruction of half my house and way too much of my stuff by Superstorm Sandy. I survived. I intend to keep on surviving... in fact, to mis-quote Heinlein, "I intend to live forever, or die trying.")
Edited Date: 15 Aug 2017 09:05 (UTC)

Date: 16 Aug 2017 07:12 (UTC)
acelightning: bookcase full of books (books)
From: [personal profile] acelightning
Well, Robinson is still alive (he's actually almost a year younger than I am), while Heinlein "only" lived to be 80. But the next time I'm near a bookstore and have any spare cash, I'll definitely look for The Fifth Season!

Date: 15 Aug 2017 23:01 (UTC)
dragonyphoenix: (i must squee!)
From: [personal profile] dragonyphoenix
Mmm, I have it on-hold at the library. Not sure when I'll get it but I'll reread the first two in the trilogy first anyway.

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