I know you’re just trying to be kind. But the world isn’t always kind. So sometimes you have to know what you’re up against, and match it.’ He held up a hand to stop the words about to be spoken; I could see the vague shape of it hovering in the blackness. ‘I know it’s...
And I decided I’d rather love too much than not at all.
Juliet and Romeo die at the end,’ I said.’Do they really, though?’ Monroe asked. ‘I didn’t know that that matters, when they sure did live. It’s as simple as this, their secret. When you love somebody, you live, and you live goddamn well.
I wanted to say something to make her pain go away and make everything better. But, I realized that there was no answer. Bad things happen to good people. Rain always falls on the people who deserve nothing less than the sun.