"Strange wailing sounds filled her ears— millions of heartbroken voices, as if the river were made of distilled sadness. The voices were worse than the cold. They weighed her down and made her numb.
‘What’s the point of struggling?’ they told her. ‘You’re dead anyway. You’ll never leave this place.’"
— The House of Hades,
Rick Riordan (via percyandheroesquotes
"The dead see what they believe they will see. So do the living."
— Pluto talking to Hazel (the House of Hades, page 190)