This week has robbed the world of a great person who, among her many good deeds, gave the entertainment industry its most iconic sci-fi heroine. I don’t think any other Star Wars female character will ever be as important and eponymous as Princess Leia is. RIP Carrie Fisher.
I hear you say – “How unlucky that this should happen to me”. But not at all. Perhaps say instead how lucky I am that I am not broken by what has happened, and I am not afraid of what is about to happen. For the same blow might have stricken anyone, but not many who would have absorbed it without capitulation and complaint.”
A small tribute to Black Sails, one of the best shows I’ve watched in a while. (Transparent).
“Just ‘cause you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it, isn’t there
If they say Who cares if one more light goes out? In the sky of a million stars It flickers, flickers Who cares when someone’s time runs out? If a moment is all we are Or quicker, quicker Who cares if one more light goes out? Well I do”
Val was the sister of the woman the King-beyond-the-Wall had taken for his queen.The wildling princess was what Stannis and his men were calling her. Her sister Dalla had died during the battle, though no blade had ever touched her; she had perished giving birth to Mance Rayder’s son.