He’d evolved complex coping strategies for being told he was rubbish- he’d had plenty of time to work on those- but nobody had ever told him what he was supposed to do if people suddenly turned round and started using words like amazing and astonishing at him. He was completely overwhelmed, and fairly terrified.
Still re-reading Blue Sky. One of my favorite scenes is in Ch 9 between Garret and Wheatley, and I felt it deserved this meme (never thought I would have to make a meme from scratch, but sometimes you gotta make the content you wanna see in the world, ha)
THE AMOUNT OF THIRSTY WHITE GIRLS LOOKING FOR GARRET AND JADEN’S FACEBOOKS/TWITTERS ON THE BEYOND SCARED STRAIGHT OFFICIAL FACEBOOK IS FUNNY AS HELL GARRET IS IN REHAB AND JADEN HAS A BABY ON THE WAY AND THEY ARE STILL GOING FOR THEM HOLY SHIT
Me he dado cuenta de que el destino puede herir a una persona en la misma medida en que puede bendecirla, y me sorprendo a mí mismo preguntándome por qué, de todas las personas en el mundo que hubieran podido ser objeto de mi amor, tuve que enamorarme de alguien que me sería arrebatado.