• I don't have much time for stories," Vin said. "Seems that fewer and fewer people do, these days." A canopy kept off the ash, but he seemed unconcerned about the mists. "It makes me wonder what is so alluring about the real world that gives them all such a fetish for it. It's not a very nice place these days.

    Brandon Sanderson (2008). “The Hero of Ages: Book Three of Mistborn”, p.226, Macmillan