The real world is a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there.
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Most Powerful Storytelling Postscript:
If you haven't had the pleasure of listening to Neil Gaiman narrate one of his books I recommend you do.
And I will leave you with Tolkien reading one of his elvish poems (or more likely speaking it from memory). I can just imagine it would have been wonderful if we'd been able to hear him tell "The Hobbit" or "The Lord of The Rings" orally.