The last time I saw her, she was driving me to rehab. So she… she dropped me off. And she… she looked at me and she said, “You go in there and you bring my brother back. Bring my brother back.” I was born 90 seconds before Nell, but she was always my big sister.
Luke Crain in The Haunting of Hill House (2018-)
Get a bucket of seawater, put it outside your door, kick it over when the church bells strike midnight. If there’s still seawater inside, you live. But superstition says if it’s turned to blood, you’re marked to die in the coming year.
Nancy Drew | 1x02 “The Secret of the Old Morgue”
I don’t know if I will have the time to write any more letters, because I might be too busy trying to participate. So if this does end up being the last letter, I just want you to know that I was in a bad place before I started high school and you helped me. Even if you didn’t know what I was talking about or know someone who’s gone through it, you made me not feel alone.
THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER (2012) dir. Stephen Chbosky
When I think of my wife, I always think of the back of her head. I picture cracking her lovely skull, unspooling her brain, trying to get answers. The primal questions of a marriage: What are you thinking? How are you feeling? What have we done to each other? What will we do?