Well, think of it: there used to be whole libraries filled with books like this, copied out by hand. Jesus, all the time and effort the poor buggers the monks put into each one. We take it for granted now, don't we -- the printing press, the copy machine, the internet. I mean, words lose their value, in a way, don't they, when you're drowning in them?"
Erin Hart, The Book of Killowen