But I want her, I must have her, I shall die if I do not get her - false, proud, black-hearted daughter of a dog that she is! I cannot sleep and my food has no savor and my eyes are darkened because of her beauty. I must have the barbarian queen.
C. S. Lewis
Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it.
It is no good asking for a simple religion. After all, real things are not simple.
Like a good chess player, Satan is always trying to maneuver you into a position where you can save your castle only by losing your bishop.
Anger is the fluid that love bleeds when it gets cut.
Why must holy places be dark places?