"I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep."
"You may have heard of me."The Kingkiller Chronicle is set to be a trilogy of Heroic Fantasy books written by Patrick Rothfuss.Kvothe, the eponymous kingkiller, is a living legend after having given up his former life and gone into hiding as the innkeep Kote. He is being sought out by Chronicler, a famous scribe, who wishes to write down Kvothe's life story. Kvothe declares that telling this story will take three days, thus providing a Framing Device for the trilogy, the vast majority of which is told in first-person narration. While this oral discourse is the main focus of the novel, frequent interruptions make it clear that his journey is not yet at an end.
The series as a whole provides examples of: