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"And I am Cymoril," she said. "You will destroy us both." Her voice softened and she stroked his hair. "You will destroy us, Elric."
"No," he said. "I will build something that will be better. I will discover things. When I return we shall marry and we shall live long and we shall be happy, Cymoril."
And now, Elric had told three lies. The first concerned his cousin Yyrkoon. The second concerned the Black Sword. The third concerned Cymoril. And upon those three lies was Elric's destiny to be built, for it is only about things which concern us most profoundly that we lie clearly and with profound conviction.
-- Michael Moorcock, Elric of Melniborné

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