"People talk too much about moral and immoral, right and wrong, good and evil. I do what I do, I k-k-kill. It is simply my nature, my raison d'etre."
"I did warn you not to trust me."
— Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish, A Game of Thrones
“You will not understand this,” she said, “and it is even right that you will not understand this, given your profession, but I will try to explain. This is what I do. Worlds are made to be pressed for their wine, cities taste of fruit when I bite them open. I cannot let go of my conquests.”
Effigy Nights by Yoon Ha Lee.