This question makes me think back to getting my first tattoo: my dagger on my forearm. It's from 'The Subtle Knife', the second book in Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials' trilogy.
I read this book in my very early teens, and it plays on themes of youth, identity, theology, mythology, adventure, science and the like. Essentially, it tested my dwindling faith in religion...
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rhea:
Absolutely love those books. I'm looking forward to the new one coming out!

Haha oh my, I was such a goofy kid, I have plenty of both silly and embarrassing stories, but here's just a few:

I kept my head down walking across the assembly courtyard up to who I thought was my dad, and grasped his hand when I got up to him only to look up to my ACTUAL dad laughing at me a couple...
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