06-04-2012, 08:12 PM
"You shouldn't be scared to say so, if that's how you feel," Victor replied.
"I've never been in love; I've never had the strength or the energy. Not to mention the fact that my entire life was focussed on opium for most of the time. But if you are in love, then there's no point in hiding it. I'm sure he feels the same way; even if he doesn't, it's not the end of the world."
Victor touched his nose, which was now back to being perfectly straight. "Not compared with being beaten and left for dead. That was when I thought my life was over. Now tho, it's like it's begun again and I've been given a second chance."