Peet Aviv, nicknamed ‘the Locust’, stands on her elegant prosthetics, making notes, quietly relaying orders, while Cornelius, his features engulfed within the plain, etched mask he always adopts in public, sits to one side of her desk, his glowing, melancholy eyes fixed on the distance, looking towards Saint Marx’s islet where once, it is said, he courted a novice and lost her to the only enemy whose superiority he has ever acknowledged and whom he calls God.
— Michael Moorcock, Doctor Who: The Coming of the Terraphiles ‎- religion-neutral stethoscope