Women have the power of life and death. We, after all, give birth and the fate of humanity is in our hands. That is why men try so hard to rule us, my dear. They know if we once looked well on what they have made of the human existence, we might close our legs and within our barren wombs bring the comedy to an end.

Alice Borchardt

About Alice Borchardt

Alice Borchardt (née Alice Allen O'Brien; October 6, 1939 – July 24, 2007) was a writer of historical fiction, fantasy, horror. She shared a childhood of storytelling in New Orleans with her sister, the novelist Anne Rice, who was two years younger. A professional nurse, she also nurtured a profound interest in little-known periods of history.

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