Kurt Vonnegut

A great hero of literature, Kurt Vonnegut, has died.

Old age wound up suiting him well, allowing him to live as a sage. He enjoyed dispensing pithy truths from on high, a prophet who lived long enough to see his prophesies come to pass. He would bristle at this, telling us that in time all things come to pass, even his life. Modesty was one of his endearing qualities.

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