"I remember when I was younger and I wanted to be beautiful; now I’m older and I want to be intelligent. I want to burn hearts with brilliance and engulf souls with compassion. I want to be loved for my thoughts and nothing else."
Every relationship that we have in our lives - our contact with each person, place, and event - serves a very special, if yet to be realized purpose: They are mirrors that can serve to show us things about ourselves that can be realized in no other way.
Common Fey, it was said, might have a bit of a shimmer when they used their glamour. Silver and Grey, as full of their power as they were, literally Glowed with the silver light their glamour generated. (Electrum Chilren, Eleanor A. Tremayne)