What I find fascinating is how love is considered a gift, a blessing, with no acceptance to the fact that it also binds and chokes and strangles.
The republic can only be led by a philosopher king with the wisdom to look after the needs of the many.
Parents, wives, children, they all disappoint us, Eldritch. How could they not? They’re humans. But the Master is different. He will never let you down or betray you.