Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.
William Shakespeare, Macbeth
, Act I, Scene VI (via shevlock
Empathy. Everyone has a lot going on, their own personal stories, and it’s so easy to forget that we’re all human, all with insecurities and fears, and all have our struggles on the inside.
You don’t cross my mind, you live in it.
I wonder if they’re gonna put in a chronological gap between XII and XIII so that they can skip out the four years Bones makes Jim walk around guarded by three security teams wearing a special padded suit made from flame retardant blankets whilst his every meal is tested before he’s allowed to eat any and the Enterprise is only allowed to fly in a parking orbit around a Federation planet.
Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration.
Pat Conroy, The Lords of Discipline