""I'm sorry. Just go away. Leave me alone. Please leave me alone." The mantra trips from my lips, picking up speed.
His guttural, barely-there voice reaches me. I lock up, all of me freezing tight as I search his shadow, straining to hear the hoarse stretch of a single word. "Never."
The solitary word tears through me like a rusty wire. Of course he's never going away. I killed him." ― p. 28