De siste dagene har det vært mye vind. Å sitte inne og lese og høre på alle lydene ute er definitivt høstfølelse for min del, så høsten kom fort i disse dager. Spørsmålet nå er jo om det er høsten som vinner allerede, eller om sommer kommer tilbake for en liten stund til. Der i alle fall sånn jeg tenker. Skjønt, regnet var godt for jorda å få!
Dagens smakebit kommer fra første bok i en serie: Libriomancer av Jim C. Hines. Magi, action, bøker, Gutenberg og hemmelige organisasjoner er noen av ingrediensene.
Some people would say it’s a bad idea to bring a fire-spider into a public library. Those people would probably be right, but it was better than leaving him alone in the house for nine hours straight. The one time I tried, Smudge had expressed his displeasure by burning through the screen that covered his tank, burrowing into my laundry basket, and setting two weeks’ worth of clothes ablaze.
The fire departement had arrived in time to keep the whole place from burning. I remembered digging through the drenched, dripping mess my bedroom had become until I found Smudge huddled in a corner. With steam rising from his body, he had raced onto my shoulder and clung there as if terrified I was going to abandon him again. And then he bit my ear.