—I was twenty-two. I had a peanut allergy, I wanted to be a vet, I had a little brother that I loved more than anything in the world—those are the things that make a human being. Do you taste them in our blood? The arrogance, to call yourself the victim! How dare you insult us like that?
—I didn’t mean to insult you.
—You were flirting with me!
—I just wanted you to like me.
—And there we have it! You want forgiveness every day. You get a smile from me and it proves you’re not completely evil, you do a thousand small nice things and you put them against the bad; you actually do the sums in your head, don’t you?
What’s it with me and volatile, unsuitable men? Tell me, am I really that hard to love?
favorite not so human ladies » alex millar, being humanHey, I once ate eleven tins of spaghetti to prove a point. This? This is nothing.
My name is Annie Clare Sawyer. And two years ago I died. But in so many ways that’s when my life began. In the company of horrors, I learned about friendship and loyalty, sacrifice and courage. Humanity isn’t a species. It’s a state of mind. It can’t be defeated. It moves mountains, it saves souls. We were blessed as much as we were cursed. In this little enclave of the lost, I witnessed the very best of being human. We were safe here. While outside, the monsters prowled.
Being Human, series 2God made man in His own image. What if that included His rage? And His spite, and His indifference, and His cruelty? What if God made us [vampires] too? We’re all His children, you see. But God’s a bit of a bastard! Look at us both… covered in other people’s blood and talking about morality. But there’s one difference between me and you… you had a choice.
I knew I was right. Remember, when your time comes, it may not be a good thing you have to do.
That was pathetic! We were like the world’s gayest ninjas.
"The wolf ain’t holding me back, nothing’s holding me back. I just got to try harder, that’s all. I can be anything I want to be, we all can."
Fiat justitia ruat caelum, Nina. Let justice be done, though the heavens fall.
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