"A little light reading always relaxes me after a long day of study. I just need to decide what to read next. Should I dive into the latest Narsis Dren travelog? Or perhaps I'll cuddle up with the new Inspector Vale mystery? Choices, choices ...."
"Study and meditation, that's what the true mage craves. And this is the perfect guildhall for such activities—provided you can ignore the temptations of Anvil's more illicit entertainments."
"We really need to get more organized. So many of our books have yet to be sorted and cataloged, and I hate to see perfectly good volumes stacked up like so much cord wood instead of being shelved for easy access. Perhaps I should hire an intern ...."