Cassiel: Why can't I be good? Why can't I act like a man? Why can't I act like other men can? Lou Reed: If I knew, I would tell you. Hang in there. Emit Flesti: Have you heard the prophecy? "In the Year of Hate, when all that is foreign is despised, dark riders will enter the harbor, seize the ship and everyone on it and sail them straight into hell" Cassiel: I know all prophecy, but not this one. You made it up. Emit Flesti: What's the difference? It just happened.