The moment that Martin thought, No sane person would be interested in a file like that, was the moment he decided to give it a look.
Scott Meyer, Off to Be the Wizard
- “It may seem egocentric, but Martin wasn’t worried about that. He had spent a lot of time thinking about himself, and had come to the conclusion that he was definitely not self-absorbed.”
- “Sure, as a teenager he’d experimented with the whole pose, but found that rebelling against everything all the time was just too exhausting. It was like an emotional treadmill. It never ended and never got you anywhere, because when you live in a state of constant open rebellion, the powers that be disregard you.”
- “During this period certain cosmic and elemental forces would be more powerful than others; these environing the Primal Entity would give it a certain characteristic bias, and guide it in the choice of the means and moment of incarnation.”
- “One would hope that if [Zos Kia Cultus] is anything, it exists in that moment of contact between Spare’s work and the individual’s mind, open to its subversive influence; and then in the fruit of that communion, an inspiration and a creative response. The moment remains – the transmission continues.”
- Off to Be the Wizard