"You know, the sky here's strange. I often have the sensation when I look at it that it's a solid thing up there, protecting us from what's behind." Kit shuddered slightly as she said: "From what’s behind?" "Yes" "But what is behind?" Her voice was very small. "Nothing, I suppose. Just darkness. Absolute night". Paul Bowles, The Sheltering Sky
Sláva Daubnerová sa v novej hre inšpirovala absurdným prípadom, keď žena štrnásť rokov týrala susedov opernou hudbou.