There is an old folklore saying that you have two deaths, the first, when your physical body dies, and the second is the last time someone says your name. By making music, I’m trying postpone my second death as long as I can.
Lionel Messi celebrates with Neymar after scoring his 2nd goal during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and FC Barcelona at Vicente Calderon Stadium on February 26, 2017 in Madrid, Spain.
Maybe that was naive, the protest of a rich merchant’s son who’d only had a taste of Barrel life. But Jesper realized he’d been thinking the same thing. After all their mad escapes and close calls, he’d started to believe the six of them were somehow charmed, that his guns, Kaz’s brains, Nina’s wit, Inej’s talent, Wylan’s ingenuity, and Matthias’ strength had made them somehow untouchable. They might suffer. They might take their knocks, but Wylan was right, in the end they were all supposed to stay standing.