not 2 sound whiny but i wish more attention was given to the importance of art and literature and philosophy and other humanities again so they’ll return to being a really great part of what shapes a decade or an era instead of being seen as useless because they don’t fit into the capitalist ideal of a productive society
The Ladies Have Landed: an endless list of beautifully complex women
↳ Morgaine from The Mists of Avalon
Your motives may be nobler than hers, but you still move us around like pieces on a game board. What has my mother given up for your Avalon? My father died at Uther’s hands because of you. My poor innocent brother Arthur, who was a baby on my lap, and loved me as no other! And I loved him! Look what you’ve done to us. You’ve twisted our love, and turned it into shame, all for the sake of Avalon! No! I will not kill the child within me, but I will not let you take him to Avalon! I will not let you twist and bend him to your will! (…) He will never set foot in Avalon, Viviane! He will not be one of your pawns, and nor will I!