In Memoriam

Published March 12, 2015 by Storm

I don’t have a pint of scumble, nor a bananana daiquiri but I do have a banana wine and ginger spritzer of which I think Nanny Ogg would approve (this particular batch of home-made wine being almost as dangerous as either of the aforementioned beverages) and which I raise now to Sir Terry Pratchett. Today the world lost one of the greatest and most loved authors of my lifetime.

More eloquent minds will no doubt write greater tributes than I and there are a multitude of Discworld quotes which seem apt to mourn Sir Terry’s passing. I want to focus though on the author’s note at the end of Nation, 

“Thinking

This book contains some. Whether you try it at home is up to you.”

Countless eulogies will be written, countless Discworld costumes donned, and countless works of fan fiction penned as, together and apart, fans join in collective mourning. I think the greatest thing any of us can do in memory of Sir Terry is think.

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