He shrugged his thin shoulders and kissed the top of her head. ❝I thought you were fond of me,❞ he said gruffly. ❝I thought you might come to love me, in time.❞
❝That’s what I thought about you,❞ she said wonderingly. ❝Could we really both have been so stupid?
❝Well, I’m not surprised about me,❞ said Henry. ❝But honestly, Charlotte, you ought to have known better.❞