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“Lo I have slain dragons,” Chess muttered, leaning against the counter as she struggled with the temptation to open the book and lose herself in it. “And lo have I rescued maidens. But lo, oh lo, I can’t for the life of me conquer all the idiocy in the world.”

Lilith Saintcrow, The Demon’s Librarian

All Conquering

 

“All Conquering” by Crimea from Secrets of the Witching Hour (entire album available as a free download)

“If you sit there and think, Who am I ? How did I get here? What is going to happen when I die? You can scare the hell out of yourself. For all our science and philosophy, nobody actually knows what happens after the last gasp where we go? Or what we become? After the last gasp.”

 

“If we don’t believe we are all conquering
how shall we conquer?
If we don’t believe we can deceive
what can we achieve?

Our love is blown to smithereens
The future bleeds
broken dreams.
The agony and ecstasy,
the inbetween,
no man’s land.
Our love is…

If we don’t believe we are all conquering
how shall we conquer?
If we don’t believe in ourselves
who else is there?

Our love is blown to smithereens
The future bleeds
broken dreams.
The agony and ecstasy,
the inbetween,
no man’s land.
Our love is…

Our love is blown to smithereens
The future bleeds
broken dreams.
The agony and ecstasy,
the inbetween,
no man’s land.

When hell freezes over,
suddenly everything’s clear.
Our love is…”

I Make Myself Invisible in Articles by Aleister Crowley.

“Then the fun began. We saw—and my teacher was able to identify—hundreds of shapes, weird “half-formed faces” which were thronging the room, marching in fantastic dance about its confines.

These were definitely malicious forces, demons, which one had to study and conquer.” [via, also]