When you have to hide who you really are to the world, you create a shell around yourself over time. A painted on coating of lies. It becomes your shield…and your prison.
—Selena Kitt in Grace
Nothing stayed, nothing ever changed. But love, only love, that was the true part of the story, no matter what the beginning, middle or end.
They say love is blind but it's not. It's not blind, deaf, it's dumb. We still see and hear everything. We just don't ever say so. Love makes us forget who we are without the other person.
I love you. And I love you enough to let you go, if I have to. If it's what will make you happy, I'm okay with that. Whatever you decide.
—Selena Kitt in Baumgartner Generations
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