It’s Always Too Big

Why can’t they just leave us alone? she wanted to scream, but she didn’t. She knew it was a childish thought, that the wars and hates of the world were too big for her to understand, and that she was no more important in the scheme of things than these moths and adderflies drifting in their shafts of light. I am important though, she insisted to herself. And so [were others] and so were the moths and the adderflies , and the slinking skotes, and the star tenzing blooms so small and perfect, and even the tiny biting skinwights, who, after all, were just trying to live.” 

– Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor

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