How old do you have to be before you know the difference between right and wrong?
“A person is, among all else, a material thing, easily torn and not easily mended.” ― Ian McEwan, Atonement
“It made no sense, she knew, arranging flowers before the water was in — but there it was; she couldn’t resist moving them around, and not everything people did could be in a correct, logical order, especially when they were alone.”
“And though you think the world is at your feet, it can rise up and tread on you.”
So, my sister and Robbie were never able to have the time together they both so longed for… and deserved. So in the book, I wanted to give Robbie and Cecilia what they lost out on in life. I’d like to think this isn’t weakness or… evasion… but a final act of kindness. I gave them their happiness.