„The most fundamental parental urge is the urge to nurture and protect. To grieve for a child is to admit ultimate impotence. You can’t protect what goes into the ground. You can’t tuck a blanket around a grave.“

—  Robert Charles Wilson, Chapter 13 (p. 156)

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