Monday, July 17, 2006

Choice in Romance

...that was the first thing I had to learn about her, and maybe the hardest I've ever learned about anything--that she is her own, and what she gives me is of her choosing, and the more precious because of it. Sometimes a butterfly will come to sit in your open palm, but if you close your hand, one way or the other, it--and its choice to be there--are gone.

Barbara Hambly, Spoken by John Aversin, Dragonsbane