‘I can’t make you stay.' Maybe, that was untrue. She could make him stay. She wouldn’t, but she could. All she would have to do is mutter those three words and ask him to please not leave her. He would be hers forever. Yes, she could make him stay. But, she wouldn’t. It wouldn’t be fair to either of them. 'I’m sorry.’ She was, infinitely.
— g.m. ‡ tales that weren’t meant to be told #9