having to use your own art as reference cause you forgot how to draw
having to go back to reread previous chapters of your own story as a reference because you forgot how to write
when you and Asneeze’s son, Achoo, finally return to your castle after being captured during the Crusades, only to find it being towed away by Prince John’s Royal Accountant, Sir Blockhead, for failure to pay taxes
“Tessa. Her name rang in Will’s mind like the chime of a bell; he wondered if any other name on earth had such an inescapable resonance to it. She couldn’t have been named something awful, could she, like Mildred. He couldn’t imagine lying awake at night, staring up at the ceiling while invisible voices whispered ‘Mildred’ in his ears. But Tessa”
- Will Herondale, Clockwork Prince
A moment of silence for all the Mildreds in the world.