“If goodness does exist,” he said, “then I’m the opposite of it. I’m evil and I revel in it. I thumb my nose at goodness. And if you must know, I don’t play the violin for the idiots who come to Renaud’s to make them happy. I play it for me, for Nicolas.” – Nicolas de l’Enfent, The Vampire Lestat (p.1, ch.7)
Trent Reznor from the 90’s as Nicolas de l’Enfent. Intense and (somewhat mad?) musical genius… I bet he can play violin, too. Siiigh.