When I make any fandom reference…
But I get frightened sometimes,” she admitted.
“I know. Fear is only fear, though.”
“And somehow you live without it.”
“No,” he corrected her. “You live with it.
WHEN YOU DRAW SOMETHING YOU ACTUALLY LIKE AND YOU JUST SIT THERE STARING AT IT LIKE
You’re fucked. You thought you were going to be someone, but now it’s obvious you’re nobody. You haven’t got as much talent as you thought you had, and there was no Plan B, and you got no skills and no education, and now you’re looking at forty or fifty years of nothing. Less than nothing, probably. That’s pretty heavy. That’s worse than having the brain thing, because what you got now will take a lot longer to kill you. You’ve got the choice of a slow, painful death, or a quick, merciful one.