"We who trespass in the realm of that supposed God know well the risks, though we may never be prepared for the outcomes. That is the manner of adventure and science, in the end, and it is the matter in which we are entangled here. We have become brigandrifts, and I set out to find that creation of ours which so destroyed our lives. Set out into the vastness of this alien planet we are flung to, with naught but my guns and the Thorns with me."
-Rose Lalonde, journal entry: date unknown.
- Part 1 of Alchemystuck