Roger Zelazny calls the Fantasy Crisis Line

celebrating Roger Zelazny, who would have been 84 today, were it not for his untimely death.

COUNSELOR: Fantasy Crisis Line, what is your emergency?
ROGER ZELAZNY (caller): At the end of the season of sorrows comes the time of rejoicing.
COUNSELOR: Soon, I expect
ZELAZNY: Spring, like a well-oiled clock, noiselessly indicates this time.
COUNSELOR: Noiselessly? I can barely hear you over the cicadas.