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282 pages, Paperback
First published July 9, 2012
"Like a foolish parent, to save us from wickedness, they've given us a world of limits and not a world of possibilities."
"If none of this happened, if we were free to go and resume our lives, what would you have wished for most?"
"Do you think it's a good idea to dwell on thoughts like that?"
He considered a moment. "Our dreams may be all we have left."
"Very well," she said. "Then here's my list. I'd like to win a race at festival as an adult; to have you win someday ... to go with you to explore the mountain pass and discover the great ocean ..."
Her voiced trailed off. When nothing else was forthcoming, he assumed it was his turn.
"My list is short. If none of this happened—no teachings, no vicars, no seekers, no keep—I'd have been content to spend the rest of my life with you."