"Is she frightened? No. Excited? Yes - incredibly. She wants to gobble up time, to rush through days and weeks and years with him, so they can do everything right now. But, at the same time, she wants to freeze it: she knows enough about love to be aware of it's double bind - that there's no love without pain, that you can't ever love someone without that tinge of dread at how it might end."
After you'd gone - Maggie O'Farrel