And the world is where we belong, all of it…We’re the adventurers, the buccaneers, the blockade runners. Without challenge, we’re only half alive. We can go anywhere, and as long as we’re together, it will belong to us. But, my pet, we’ll never belong to it. That’s for other people, not us.

Rhett Butler (character) in Scarlett by Alexandra Ripley (1991)

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