“The way the word is made–the truth is all around you to behold. One is white, the other black, There is fire and there is ice. Sweet and bitter. Female and Male. Summer and Winter…there are two. Everywhere opposites, everywhere war.” [ASOS pg 348]
Upon his death, Henry VIII’s will stated “that the bones and body of his true and ‘loving wife, queen Jane,’ were to be placed in his tomb.” The King died believing with all his heart that Jane had been his true, lawful, and most beloved wife.
“Do you think the ability to sleep in counts as a special skill?” I asked Dad, trying to sound torn over the decision. “Yes, list that. And don’t forget to write that you can eat an entire meal in under five minutes,” he replied. I laughed. It was true; I did tend to inhale my food. “Oh, the both of you! Why don’t you just write down that you’re an absolute heathen!” My mother went storming from the room.”