Paul liked to go clubbing, often bringing a gang of musicians… Home late at night. Jane didn’t like clubs. She’d only ever had a polite interest in pop, and wasn’t into drugs.
You kind of expected that Iggy would be someone Nico would fall in love with. He was everything she would like in a guy: wounded, brilliant, fragile but made of steel, insane, demented. So it was no surprise. Nico fell in love with everyone who was extremely brilliant, insane, or a junkie. I don’t want to seem cyncical, and if I knew it was going to make such history I would have had a tape recorder, but at the time it was, “Ho hum, Nico’s in love with another poet.
I perceive Bundy as a tragic figure. A highly intelligent man sliced in half by two opposing tensions- the inferiority complex bred by his illegitimate birth, and over-compensatory ambition designed to thwart perceived disadvantage.
— Ian Brady (The Gates of Janus)