13. The Minx and the Slug
"We think we earn what he have, but it is a gift. What did we do to earn the gift of life?"
"The affairs of mortals are often incomprehensible to elementals."
"There are no chains like hate, nor flames like passion. Desire is a raging torrent, and illusion is the net."
"If life is a gift, can it ever be right to refuse part of it? A few rare souls may transcend individual love and love everyone. No one is diminished by that."