- Granny Weatherwax's threat to Eskarina's staff if it chooses not to save her.
- Strange, but lovely:
"This building is frightened of thunderstorms," said Granny. "It could do with comforting."
Very carefully, without knowing why, Treatle reached out and gave the wall a friendly pat.
"There, there," he said.
Strangely enough, he felt a lot better.