• I am an academic," said Professor Mandalay, "and thus have no finely developed senses that would be comprehensible to anyone who has not ever needed to grade papers without actually reading the blessed things.

    Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Theodora Goss, Peter S. Beagle, Richard Parks (2013). “Fantasy: The Best of the Year: 2006 Edition”, p.190, Wildside Press LLC