from Chapter 29
All right, he responded. Let's do this: we'll pick a time, and a place, and we'll both be there. Somewhere public, with lots of people. And if you recognize who I am--and I think you will, just by looking into my eyes--and if you want to be with me, we'll have the most wondrous weekend. If you don't, if you leave without coming up to me, I'll say I wasn't there. I'll say I was a coward and did not come. We can still keep writing. And I'll never ask to see you again.
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