dull literature

  • Solas: By the end of Hard in Hightown, almost every character is revealed as a spy or traitor.
  • Varric: Wait, you read my book?
  • Solas: It was in the Inquisition library.
  • Solas: Everyone but Donnen turned out to be in disguise. Is that common?
  • Varric: Are we still talking about books, or are you asking if everyone I know is a secret agent?
  • Solas: Are there many tricksters in dwarven literature?
  • Varric: A handful, but they’re the exception. Mostly they’re just honoring the ancestors.
  • Varric: It’s very dull stuff. Human literature? Now there’s where you’ll find the tricky, clever, really deceitful types.
  • Solas: Curious.
  • Varric: Not really. Dwarves write how they want things to be. Humans write to figure out how things are.
  • Solas: By the end of Hard in Hightown, almost every character is revealed as a spy or a traitor.
  • Varric: Wait, you read my book?
  • Solas: It was in the Inquisition library. Everyone but Donnen turned out to be in disguise. Is that common?
  • Varric: Are we still talking about books or are you asking if everyone I know is a secret agent?
  • Solas: Are there many tricksters in dwarven literature?
  • Varric: A handful, but they're the exception. Mostly they're just honoring the ancestors. It's very dull stuff. Human literature? Now there's where you'll find the tricky, clever, really deceptive types.
  • Solas: Curious.
  • Varric: Not really. Dwarves write how they want things to be. Humans write to figure out how things are.

Solas: By the end of “Hard in Hightown”, almost every character is revealed as a spy or a traitor.

Varric: Wait, you read my book?

Solas: It was in the Inquisition library.

Solas: Everyone but Donnen turned out to be in disguise. Is that common?

Varric: Are we still talking about the books, or are you asking if everyone I know is a secret agent?

Solas: Are there many tricksters in Dwarven literature?

Varric: A handful, but they’re the exception. Mostly they’re just honoring the ancestors. It’s very dull stuff.

Varric: Human literature? Now that’s where you’ll find the tricky, clever, really deceitful types.

Solas: Curious.

Varric: Not really. Dwarves write how they want things to be. Humans write to figure out how things are.

Solas and Varric’s banter about tricksters

For serious research, I ended up reading Solas and Varric’s banter about Hard in Hightown

  • Solas: By the end of Hard in Hightown, almost every character is revealed as a spy or a traitor.
  • Varric: Wait, you read my book?
  • Solas: It was in the Inquisition library. Everyone but Donnen turned out to be in disguise. Is that common?
  • Varric: Are we still talking about books or are you asking if everyone I know is a secret agent?
  • Solas: Are there many tricksters in dwarven literature?
  • Varric: A handful, but they’re the exception. Mostly they’re just honoring the ancestors. It’s very dull stuff. Human literature? Now there’s where you’ll find the tricky, clever, really deceptive types.
  • Solas: Curious.
  • Varric: Not really. Dwarves write how they want things to be. Humans write to figure out how things are.

And realized…he was trying to find something in common between him and the Dwarves…to feel he can’t be the only one who decieves for what he thinks is “a good cause”