"cure is simple," says the doctor. "go to the desert. see a statue of Ozymandias, King of Kings. look upon his Works, ye Mighty, and Despair. that should cheer you up."

"but doctor!" cried the shattered visage with sneer of cold command, half-sunk in the sand near vast and trunkless legs of stone,

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@checkervest @jacethechicken It’s the connection with Ozymandias from Watchmen that takes it to the next level.

@jacethechicken i like the implication that ozymandias *is* a statue, rather than a guy who had statues of him made

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