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"It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone. " -- Rose Kennedy

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. ”  -- Plato

“The life of the dead is set in the memory of the living. ”  -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not a mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love. ”  -- Washington Irving

“We all wear masks and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing our own skin.”  -- André Berthiaume

“I am an invisible man. No I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allen Poe: Nor am I one of your Hollywood movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids - and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, simply because people refuse to see me.”  -- Ralph Ellison

“Without knowledge, life is no more than the shadow of death.”  -- Molière

“Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it: nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.”  -- Jean de La Fontaine

“Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance.”  -- Jean de La Fontaine


The Short Victorious War (Honor Harrington #3) by David Weber

The Short Victorious War (Honor Harrington) - David Weber

I think this was slightly shorter in length than the previous books. However it didn't effect my enjoyment of this read.

I was quite pleased with the result of the injury to Honor, which took place in book 2.

I liked the plot and the drama in Haven. I'm not sure what will happen in the next book, because of the incident. 

I was extremely pleased with Pavel Young's actions.

I can only hope that this means he'll finally get the boot. He really is a major pain. 

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I was happy to see Honor loosen up a bit regarding her newly formed romance with Paul. I think he'll be good for her and he clearly have Nimitz's blessing.