Elsa Dutton voice over in "The River", Episode 3, 1883, written by Tyler Sheridan (2021).
When I meet God the first thing I want to ask him is ... Why make the world with such wonders and yet fill it with such monsters? Why make flowers and put snakes to hide underneath them? For what purpose does the tornado serve?
We will not march back to what was, but move to what shall be: a country that is bruised, but whole; benevolent, but bold; fierce and free. We will not be turned around or interrupted by intimidation, because we know our inaction and inertia will be the inheritance of the next generation. Our blunders become their burdens. But one thing is certain, if we merge mercy with might, and might with right, then love becomes our legacy, and change our children’s birthright.