Lemony Snicket : In the years since, I've inquired what became of the Brothers Poe. One followed his father into the world of banking. The other lives in a cave and talks to sheep. They each think the other has it better.
Lemony Snicket : But being raised in a violent and sinister environment by a man more interested in one's fortune than comfort and well-being is not better than nothing. And as the Baudelaires would discover, there are some things that even a long night of introspection cannot change. The Baudelaire orphans knew they had to find a way out of their dreadfully unfortunate circumstances and, perhaps, solve the mystery of how they ended up in them. I have the same dedication to researching and presenting this story no matter what danger it puts me in. Trouble and strife can cover this world like the dark of night or like smoke from a suspicious fire. And when that happens, all good, true and decent people know that it is time to volunteer.
Lemony Snicket : Trouble and strife can cover this world like the dark of night, or like smoke from a suspicious fire. And when that happens, all good, true, and decent people know that it's time to volunteer.
Lemony Snicket : [Quoting Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin] "To invite people to dine with us is to make ourselves responsible for their well-being as long as they are under our roofs."