„And so modest. Is there anything at which you do not excel?“

—  David Gemmell, Waylander II: In the Realm of the Wolf, Drenai series, Waylander II: In the Realm of the Wolf, Context: "I thought you were the best," she chided. "Fathers always seem that way," he said dryly. "But no. With bow or knife I am superb. But with the sword? only excellent." "And so modest. Is there anything at which you do not excel?" ibid
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