“You asked why I couldn’t forgive you. It was because you were the love of my life, Harper. And you didn’t want to be. That’s hard to let go.”
“That’s not exactly true, Nick, I did want that. But…”
But what? I’d loved him with all my tattered, punt heart, but the fear I’d felt has trapped it inside, stunting me, ruining us.
“It would have been easier to believe if you’d been around a little, Nick. If you had… helped me believe it.”
“I’ll tell you something, Harpy. It never even occurred to me that we wouldn’t make it. And it never occurred to you that we would. You were just waiting for us to go down in flames. I thought we could get through anything.”