Whatever happened to the dragon?" i mustered my primmest tone. "he has a name, you know." adrian pulled back and gave me a curious look. "i didn't know, actually. what'd you decide on?" "hopper" when adrian laughed, i added "best rabbit ever. he'd be proud to know his name is being passed on." "yes, i'm sure he would. did you name the mustang too?" "i think you mean the ivashkinator." he stared at me in wonder. "i told you i loved you, right? "yes," i assured him. "many times
Before you, bella, my life was like a moonless night. very dark, but there were stars, points of light and reason. ...and then you shot across my sky like a meteor. suddenly everything was on fire; there was brilliancy, there was beauty. when you were gone, when the meteor had fallen over the horizon, everything went black. nothing had changed, but my eyes were blinded by the light. i couldn’t see the stars anymore. and there was no more reason, for anything.