How I perceive the series in a nutshell. Awakening is like a summer extension course taken between freshmen and sophomore year; you remember the main points and a couple friends you made but the rest is vague.
All of this, comments included, is pure gold.
"Dress suitably in short skirts and strong boots, leave your jewels in the bank, and buy a revolver"
Countess Markievicz, 19th century Irish revolutionary, dispensing eternally relevant fashion advice. (via tiredestprincess