"Okay, see what we did wrong there? You all logged in at once and turned my medulla into a brisket. Had this been an actual simulation, I'd be dead now. Now we are going to run simulations of this simulation until I feel you are competent enough to attempt an actual simulation. Or I go mad."
"We are all in the bottle and one day the bottle will break. Then all worlds will be one world. The inside will meet the outside..."
— Dead Romance, Faction Paradox
"Nightingale tried to make sense of the manuscript. It was disjointed and strange. He didn't understand half of it, but it all rang true, impossibly true. He took out his hip flask when he reached the page that described how he reached the page that made him take out his hip flask. It wasn't the booze that made his mind reel."
— Alan reading a manuscript page, Alan Wake