Leave it to House, MD to ruin a perfectly overused meme and turn it into a way to tell someone that you hope they find a chance to make their life, and the lives of others, infinitely better, even if only for a short time.
Because that is what happened when House died in a fire.
Next time I see someone use that phrase, I am going to use that shot of House, in the fire, just before the building collapses.
This would, of course, work infinitely better as a gif. But I haven’t the tools to do that on the laptop.
Because as much as you can come to hate House — and that is really a pretty easy thing to do given how much of a fucking asshole he can be — dying in a fire isn’t something a lot of people *really* wanted to see him do.
And yet, he did.
And, in so doing, he found a way to make his life better, and his best friend’s life better, and to keep a promise he made to another friend to help her die when the time came.
People can change. And sometimes, dying in a fire is how they do it.