But they love each other. Isn't that what love means? That you're supposed to be there for the other person to turn to, no matter what?
No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is, he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
The theoretical understanding of the world, which is the aim of philosophy, is not a matter of great practical importance to animals, or to savages, or even to most civilised men.
I've known too many men who never quite felt married no matter how many wives they'd been through. Their own and otherwise.
Orson Scott Card
Imagination is a poor matter when it has to part company with understanding.
I just don't see why the past has to matter.
Now if these men do not die well, it will be a black matter for the king who led them to it.