I don’t want realism. I want magic! Yes, yes, magic! I try to give that to people. I misrepresent things to them. I don’t tell the truth, I tell what ought to be the truth. And if that’s sinful, then let me be damned for it!
Tennessee Williams (via wandery)
This strikes me as the essential principle upon which tricksters operate, with a dash of blue and orange morality thrown in for funsies.